Archive | May 11, 2014

Anniversary of Federal Charges Dismisssed Against Ellsberg / Pentagon Papers

On this day in 1973, all federal charges were dismissed against Daniel Ellsberg for his role in the Pentagon Papers release.  Most whistleblowers have not been as lucky since Obama took power. Here’s a piece I wrote in 2008 that was spurred by Ellsberg’s excellent memoir: COUNTERPUNCH, July 24, 2008  Leaking Crimes of State: Daniel Ellsberg’s Lessons for […]

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