“We Steal Secrets: The Story of Wikileaks”: KPFK 5/22

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On June 4 Bradley Manning goes on trial
, charged with espionage and “aiding the enemy,” for releasing to Wikileaks, and the New York Times and The Guardian, hundreds of thousands of classified files documenting widespread civilian casualties, torture, and corruption in Afghanistan, Iraq and elsewhere.  Now an amazing new film explores the David and Goliath story of one man with a computer against the world’s most powerful nation: “We Steal Secrets: The Story of Wikileaks.”
We’ll speak with filmmaker ALEX GIBNEY—his other films include “Enron: Smartest Guys in the Room,” and  “Taxi to the Dark Side,” which won the Oscar for best feature documentary.
“We Steal Secrets” opens in LA and New York Friday May 24.  WATCH the trailer HERE.
Bradley Manning Support Network, with Daniel Ellsberg, Michael Moore, Noam Chomsky: HERE.