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Secrecy and What Daniel Ellsberg Has Taught the Government


Secrecy and What Daniel Ellsberg Has Taught the Government


John Glaser, Antiwar.com, 10 June 2011

On June 23, 1971, in an interview with CBS News anchor Walter Cronkite, you said, ”I think the lesson is that the people of this country can’t afford to let the President run the country by himself, even foreign affairs, without the help of Congress, without the help of the public. I think we cannot let the officials of the Executive Branch determine for us what it is that the public needs to know about how well and how they are discharging their functions.” How concerned are you that elected officials haven’t learned those lessons?




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June 12, 2011 - Posted by | Daniel Ellsberg

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