SaveBradley on Aug 8, 2013
Army whistleblower Bradley Manning was acquitted of ‘Aiding the enemy,’ on July 30, 2013, while convicted of 20 other charges. On August 4 Cornel West was joined by former NYT correspondent Chris Hedges and members of the Bradley Manning Support Network for a discussion of the threat to whistleblowers and government transparency posed by Bradley Manning’s trial.
Visit http://www.bradleymanning.org for more information. The event took place at the Friends Meeting of Washington D.C.
[Hedges begins at 8:50 minutes into the video. Cornel West begins at 29:15 minutes in. Q&A begins at 42:32.]
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.