Whistleblower Tour

National security whistle-blowers explained the challenges they faced when trying to expose wrongdoing or violations of the law and… read more

National security whistle-blowers explained the challenges they faced when trying to expose wrongdoing or violations of the law and discussed the critical balance between civil liberties and national security. Speakers included Daniel Ellsberg, the military analyst who leaked the Pentagon Papers; Tom Drake, a former NSA executive who was prosecuted as a spy; and Edward Snowden’s attorney, Jesselyn Radack. Authors Sandy Tolan and Narda Zacchino participated from the audience. 

“Whistleblowing and Journalism: The Role of Watchdogs in the National Security Era” was a panel of the Annenberg School event, “Patriot or Traitor? Whistleblowing and Journalism in the Age of Government Surveillance,” which was part of the Government Accountability Project’s “American Whistleblower Tour: Essential Voices for Accountability.” close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Jesselyn Radack Director Government Accountability Project->National Security and Human Rights
  • Robert Scheer Clinical Professor University of Southern California->Annenberg School of Communication
  • Sandy Tolan Associate Professor University of Southern California->Annenberg School of Journalism
  • Narda Zacchino Senior Fellow University of Southern California->Annenberg Center on Communication Leadership and Policy
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Whistleblower Tour

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Program ID:
318762-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Los Angeles, California, United States
First Aired:
Apr 21, 2014
Last Aired:
Apr 26, 2014

Airing Details

  • Apr 21, 2014 | 9:06pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 22, 2014 | 6:45am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 22, 2014 | 10:00am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Apr 22, 2014 | 10:02am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 22, 2014 | 2:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 22, 2014 | 2:06pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 22, 2014 | 5:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 22, 2014 | 7:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 22, 2014 | 8:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 22, 2014 | 11:00pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Apr 23, 2014 | 1:06am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 23, 2014 | 10:06am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 24, 2014 | 2:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 25, 2014 | 10:01am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 25, 2014 | 3:24pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 26, 2014 | 2:26pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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