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Tag: Daniel Ellsberg

June 17, 2013 | 11:01 am

2 Sides of NSA Debate: Ellsberg Calls Programs ‘Impeachable Offense’; Feinstein Points to Plots Foiled

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Daniel Ellsberg, the Big Daddy of all government whistleblowers, defended NSA leaker Edward Snowden in an interview with “This Week in Northern California” host Dana King on Friday. Ellsberg lives in Kensington and has been a frequent presence in the Bay Area talking about the need for government transparency as it relates to national security. […]

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San Francisco Gay Activists Split Over Bradley Manning Pride Role

April 30, 2013 | 5:36 pm

San Francisco Gay Activists Split Over Bradley Manning Pride Role

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A grand marshal in the San Francisco Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Pride Parade¬†doesn’t do very much. Mostly the job requires waving at onlookers while riding in a convertible. And Bradley Manning, imprisoned on charges of leaking U.S. military documents through the WikiLeaks website, could not even have done that. But the symbolism of the role […]

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Listen to Daniel Ellsberg, Lowell Bergman on Natl Security and Free Speech: From Wikileaks to the Pentagon Papers

May 17, 2011 | 1:57 pm

Listen to Daniel Ellsberg, Lowell Bergman on Natl Security and Free Speech: From Wikileaks to the Pentagon Papers

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WikiLeaks’ disclosure of tens of thousands of classified documents to the media has sparked passionate debate over national security and the limits of First-Amendment freedoms. On April 28, KQED News, UC Berkeley Law, and the UC Berkeley School of Information held a panel discussion called National Security and Free Speech: From Wikileaks to the Pentagon. […]

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January 14, 2011 | 6:16 pm

Podcast: Daniel Ellsberg at Mill Valley Public Library

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Last Friday at the Mill Valley Public Library Daniel Ellsberg spoke about the need for government transparency, especially as it relates to the Wikileaks case. Ellsberg is the former U.S. military analyst who during the Vietnam War leaked what became known as The Pentagon Papers, a secret study that revealed U.S. doubts about winning the […]

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