The legendary source of the Pentagon Papers -
He is ninety years old, but strong and as lucid as ever. As he speaks, half a century of civil passion and moral courage unfold, and with them the realisation of how times have changed. Fifty-one years after the Pentagon Papers a journalist, Julian Assange, is in prison charged with violation of the Espionage Act, just like Daniel Ellsberg. Will press freedom win again as it did with Ellsberg?
L'eroe dei Pentagon Papers -
Analista militare, passò molte notti a fotocopiare di nascosto 7 mila pagine top secret che rivelavano come le autorità americane mentissero ai loro cittadini sulla guerra in Vietnam e mandassero a morire migliaia di giovani americani. E oggi afferma: “Il presidente potrebbe chiudere il caso in ogni momento, nel giro di un’ora”
"Hurry up!" -
Il Fatto Quotidiano asked Amnesty International's Secretary General to discuss its latest report which has sparked the fury of Israeli authorities. It has taken over two decades for Western human rights organisations to acknowledge it. Will it take another twenty years to exert strong international pressure against it?