12:00am

Wed July 31, 2013
Bradley Manning

Today on Your Call: Who is Bradley Manning and what was the case against him about?

On today's Your Call, we'll talk about Manning, the soldier who released massive amounts of classified information to Wikileaks.  A military judge found him not guilty of the controversial charge of "aiding the enemy,” but he may still face more than 100 years in prison for lesser charges.  How could this verdict affect future whistleblowers?  And how do you judge Bradley Manning?  Join the conversation and call in with your questions on the next Your Call, with Holly Kernan, and you.

Guests:

Kevin Gosztola, writer and curator of Firedoglake's “The Dissenter,” a blog covering civil liberties; covering the Bradley Manning trial from inside the courtroom

David Talbot, founder and former editor-in-chief of Salon.com; founder of “Open America,” which aims to connect investigative reporters with whistleblowers; member of the Bradley Manning Support Group

Richard Sandza, managing editor of The Army Times

Resources:

The Guardian: Bradley Manning trial: what we know from the leaked WikiLeaks documents

Washington Post: Why Bradley Manning’s court-martial matters for civilians

OPB: Bradley Manning Not Guilty Of 'Aiding The Enemy'

Wikileaks: Statement by Julian Assange on Verdict in Bradley Manning Court-Martial

About.com: Military Justice 101

The Army Times: Manning's personal struggles key to defenseThe Army Times: Co-workers: Manning, others ignored security

Wikipedia: Military Whistleblower Protection Act of 1988

Informed Comment: Top Ten Ways Bradley Manning Changed the World

PBS NewsHour: Did Bradley Manning Get a Fair Trial?

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