Daniel Ellsberg is among the most important and heroic Americans of the last few decades|
Daniel Ellsberg is among the most important and heroic Americans of the last few decades, "arguably the greatest whistle-blower in American history" according to Salon.com. Placing principle and truth above his career, he leaked what became know as the "Pentagon Papers," documents that clearly showed that every single US President involved with the Vietnam war lied about US involvement.
Now, he's speaking out about the Bush administration's myths we hear about Iraq.
He was interviewed by Dennis Bernstein for Flashpoints radio on September 20, 2002. Few other authoritative commentators have been able to slice through the propaganda as clearly as Ellsberg. The program runs for 55 minutes and it's time well spent.
You can listen to a Real Audio stream of the program by clicking on the following: Start Audio Alternatively, you will find an MP3 file attached to the following DC Indymedia web page (click here to pull that page up). With the MP3, you can download the full copy of the interview (burn CD-ROMs and give them to friends and family -- it's the kind of interview that can change people).
The Flashpoints radio program website: http://www.flashpoints.net