Video: Cornel West and Chris Hedges Discuss Bradley Manning Verdict

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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 www.bradleymanning.org for more information. The event took place at the Friends Meeting of Washington D.C.

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Next week at Ft. Meade the defense team will call twenty-four witnesses to the stand for incredible testimony regarding Bradley’s exceptional character. If you can make it to the trial, this is a great time to attend. There should be very little, if any, classified testimony. We can expect to see about three witnesses testifying per day.