Former Insider & Legendary Whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg speaks out for Julian Assange
In this video, former Pentagon insider turned whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg talks about his case and the similarities with the Assange case. He also highlights the impact that the outcome of the Assange case will have on press freedom.
VIDEO: Former Insider & Legendary Whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg speaks out for Julian Assange
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ABOUT DANIEL ELLSBERG
Daniel Ellsberg was a consultant with the Pentagon and the White House, where he drafted plans for nuclear war. In his book titled The Doomsday Machine: Confessions of a Nuclear War Planner, Ellsberg reveals for the first time copies of top-secret documents from his nuclear studies—an entire second set of papers in addition to the Pentagon Papers, for which he is known to have leaked in 1971. Ellsberg is also the author of a 2003 memoir about the Pentagon Papers and Vietnam called Secrets. He’s the subject of the Oscar-nominated documentary The Most Dangerous Man in America. Ellsberg is a character in the Steven Spielberg film about the Pentagon Papers called The Post released in 2017.
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