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Bradley Manning: A Political Prisoner?

Complete video at: Gabriel Schoenfeld, author of Necessary Secrets, and The Guardian's Nick Davies debate the severity of accused WikiLeaks collaborator Pfc. Bradley Manning's actions and the political nature of his treatment by the U.S. government. ----- Panel: WikiLeaks: The Fallout. Featuring Julian Assange, Lowell Bergman, Nick Davies, Mark Feldstein, Bill Keller, David McCraw, Michael Rochford, Gabriel Schoenfeld, Jack Shafer, and Holger Stark. This program was recorded in collaboration with the Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, on April 8, 2011. The 3-day Logan Symposium now in its 5th year, serves a number of key constituencies. Culling together a group of dedicated investigative reporters, academics, philanthropists, media experts and graduate students, the invite only event is an industry must. Once a humble commitment to host an annual lecture in the name of its benefactors, the Logan Symposium quickly rose in popularity as "one of the most influential events of its kind," according to the Seattle Times. Covered and attended by a veritable 'who's who' in investigative reporting, the conference dissects controversial topics in the field, hosts internationally renowned panelists, and examines key factors of change in investigative reporting. Nick Davies has been a journalist since 1976 and is currently a freelance, working regularly as special correspondent for The Guardian. He also makes TV documentaries; he was formerly an on-screen reporter for World In Action. His four books include White Lies (about a racist miscarriage of justice in Texas) and Dark Heart (about poverty in Britain). He has been named Journalist of the Year, Reporter of the Year and Feature Writer of the Year for his investigations into crime, drugs, poverty and other social issues. Gabriel Schoenfeld is a Senior Fellow at the Hudson Institute in Washington, DC, and a Resident Scholar at the Witherspoon Institute in Princeton, New Jersey. His essays on national security and modern history have appeared in leading publications, including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, Weekly Standard, New Republic, Atlantic, National Interest, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, and Commentary, where from 1994 to 2008 he was Senior Editor. His previous book, The Return of Anti-Semitism, was published by Encounter in 2004.
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