Unauthorized Disclosure: Blowing the Whistle on Government Crimes
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Working for the United States Defense Department in the 1960s, Daniel Ellsberg photocopied classified documents about the war in Vietnam. The public disclosure of this information eventually helped bring down a president and end a war. On this edition, we hear from former federal employees who jeopardized their careers to expose official wrongdoing. We’ll also hear about Ellsberg’s latest whistleblowing activities.
Sandy Nunn, former U.S. Customs agent; Tom Devine, legal director, Government Accountability Project; C. Fred Alford, scholar and author; Daniel Ellsberg, author, lecturer, and former Defense Department employee; Sibel Edmonds, former FBI translator.
Daniel Ellsberg is a supporter of National Radio Project.
For more information:
Government Accountability Project – Washington, D.C.
Department of Government and Politics – College Park, MD