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Dan Ellsberg on C-Span


The same day Pentagon Papers whistleblower Dan Ellsberg spoke at a news conference organized by ExposeFacts (a project of the Institute for Public Accuracy), he appeared on C-Span’s “Washington Journal” to talk about the role of whistleblowers. Said Ellsberg: “Anyone who has been in the government should know that the president often conceals material that the public should know. It is wrongly withheld because there are misjudgments and deceptions and reckless wars. When people see that, which they often did consciously, I wish they would ask themselves, do I have a right to keep the secret?”