Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.
Ring of Fire Radio Show
June 11, 2013
Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. discusses whistleblowers Bradley Manning and Edward Snowden with author and Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, Chris Hedges, on RoF Radio. Kennedy and Hedges discuss the prosecution of Manning, the United States Army soldier on trial for passing classified government documents to the website WikiLeaks. RFK, Jr. and Hedges discuss the recent National Security Agency whistleblower, Edward Snowden, who leaked documents describing the NSA’s PRISM surveillance program to The Guardian and The Washington Post last week, about what could be in store for his future, should he be extradited back to the U.S.
Chris Hedges spent two decades as a foreign reporter covering wars in Latin America, Africa, Europe and the Middle East. His latest books are Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt, Death of the Liberal Class, and The World as It Is: Dispatches on the Myth of Human Progress.