Graphical Representations of Military Installations Are Banned

In 1948, Congress enacts two sections of the Espionage Act pertaining to the publication of any “graphical representation” of military installations, including photos and drawings.

Additionally, they ban the use of aircrafts for the “purpose of making a photograph, sketch, picture, drawing, map, or graphical representation of vital military or naval installations or equipment.”

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