Daniel Ellsberg: Secrets, Lies, & War: KPFK Wed. 8/18

From the Pentagon Papers to WikiLeaks: DANIEL ELLSBERG talks about secrets, lies, and war — from Vietnam to Afghanstan.  We will be featuring the documentary about Daniel Ellsberg, “The Most Dangerous Man in America”, on DVD as our fund drive thank-you gift this hour.  The film was nominated for the Oscar for best documentary.  The Washington Post called it “an exemplary piece of nonfiction filmmaking,”  “a wily caper flick that just happens to revolve around one of the most crucial chapters in recent American history.”

Also:  TOM FRANK just finished a two-year term as the voice of left wing sanity at the crazed op-ed page of the Wall Street Journal – he was there in 2008 when “the market god collapsed” — And he was there when it was revived.  Tom’s books include What’s the Matter with Kansas? and The Wrecking Crew.  He starts a new column for Harper’s in December.