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The Most Dangerous Man in America - Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers
In 1971, Daniel Ellsberg, a high-level Pentagon official and Vietnam War strategist, concludes that the war is based on decades of lies and leaks 7,000 pages of top secret documents to The New York Times, making headlines around the world.…
Panama Papers - The Biggest Leak in History
This is the biggest leak in history: 11.5 million files exposing the most secret world of offshore finance. Under the ICIJ, 378 investigative journalists around the world worked on the leaked files behind closed doors. On April 3rd 2016, representing…
Imminent Threat - The War on Terror’s Impact on Civil Liberties
Academy Award nominee James Cromwell presents a documentary on the War on Terror's impact on civil liberties. For the past 15 years, the phrase 'War on Terror' has been used to justify everything from mass surveillance and spying to the…
Julian Assange - A Modern Day Hero? - Inside The World Of Wikileaks
Julian Paul Assange is an Australian journalist,publisher and Internet activist. Best known as the spokesperson and editor in chief for WikiLeaks, a whistleblower website. He has lived in several countries and is constantly on the move. Making irregular public appearances…
National Security and the First Amendment
Episode 23 of The Surveillance State
The democratization of newsgathering and the expansion of the surveillance state have amplified tensions over the transparency of government operations. Trace the recent history of the news media from the Pentagon Papers to Wikileaks, and draw your own conclusions about…
Cyberwar Threat
PBS
The global cyberwar is heating up and the stakes are no longer limited to the virtual world of computers. Now, thanks in part to secret documents released by Edward Snowden, the true scale of the National Security Agency's scope and…