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Margaret MacMillan and Clay Shirky discuss the impact of Wikileaks with the CIC

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June 9, 2011
CIC: Will Wikileaks revelations require revising the historical record? Will historians have to revisit their work? MacMillan: Historians are always revising the historical record. New material comes out—someone discovers a diary or letters in an attic or new boxes turn up in archives. When the Soviet Union and its empire collapsed it suddenly became possible to see records that had been kept secret. Equally important we ask different questions and bring different sorts of evidence into our discussions of the ...