Your Call: Are whistleblowers and journalists critical to a functioning democracy?
On today's Your Call we’ll talk about the U.S. surveillance state past and present with Bea Edwards, author of The Rise of the American Corporate Security State: Six Reasons to Be Afraid. Given the history of attacks on whistleblowers, what’s at stake for journalists who publish their revelations? Join the conversation on the next Your Call with Rose Aguilar and You.
Beatrice Edwards, executive director of the Government Accountability Project (GAP); and author of The Rise of the American Corporate Security State: Six Reasons To Be Afraid.
Daniel Ellsberg, whistleblower who released the Pentagon Papers in 1971
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