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Commentary: Daniel Ellsberg on Leaking Documents

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Commentary: Daniel Ellsberg on Leaking Documents

Commentary: Daniel Ellsberg on Leaking Documents

Commentary: Daniel Ellsberg on Leaking Documents

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Katharine Gun will likely plead not guilty Wednesday in England to charges that she leaked a secret document regarding the war in Iraq to the British press. She says her actions were necessary in the face of the upcoming war. Commentator Daniel Ellsberg, who leaked the Pentagon Papers to the press in 1971, discusses her case and the moral aspects of whistle-blowing.

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