Tuesday, March 12, 2013 14:58
Democracy Now! talks to Daniel Ellsberg, Founder of the Freedom of the Press Foundation, the organization that released the recording of Bradley Manning reading his statement at his recent court martial trial. DN! goes onto state -
Ellsberg leaked the Pentagon Papers in 1971, the secret history of the U.S. involvement in Vietnam. “What we’ve heard are people like the New York Times who’ve consistently slandered him … that he was vague and couldn’t think of specific instances that had led him to inform the American people of injustices,” Ellsberg says. “The American people can now for the first time hear Bradley in his own words — emotionally and in the greatest specific detail — tell what it was that he felt needed revelation.”
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