Long before there was Edward Snowden or Bradley Manning or Julian Assange, there was whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg, whose release of secret Pentagon documents in the 1960s sparked outrage over the Vietnam War. See a screening of “The Most Dangerous Man In America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers” on Friday, followed by a discussion of the ethics of whisteleblowers past and present.
The screening is sponsored by the Freedom Socialist Party, and the $5 donation fee supports a fund to defend Manning, Snowden and other whistleblowers. The screening is at 7:30 p.m., at Freedom Hall, 113 W. 128th Street, between Malcolm X/Lenox and Seventh Ave. Closest subways are #2 or 3 to 125th St.
Are Ellsberg, Manning and Snowden are heroes or villains? Whatever you think, this screening and discussion will make you think more clearly.