Dissent: Voices of Conscience
Ann Wright served with the U.S. Army for 13 years and with the Army Reserves for 16 years, eventually retiring as a colonel. Following that, she served with the Foreign Service from 1987 to 2003, including a stint in Afghanistan where she helped reopen the U.S. embassy after the 2001 invasion.
Ann Wright, co-author of Dissent: Voices of Conscience: Government Insiders Speak Out Against the War in Iraq, was joined by Daniel Ellsberg, who wrote the introduction to the book. They talked about several of the people profiled in the book, and the impact of the book since it was released. Following their talk they answered questions from members of the audience.
Ann Wright served with the U.S. Army for 13 years and with the Army Reserves for 16 years, eventually retiring as a colonel. Following that, she served with the Foreign Service from 1987 to 2003, including a stint in Afghanistan where she helped reopen the U.S. embassy after the 2001 invasion. close
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Daniel Ellsberg Analyst (Former) Department of Defense
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