Tag: Daniel Ellsberg

Tribute to Mike Gravel, American Hero

Sen. Mike Gravel’s ashes were buried in Arlington National Cemetery last month. Gravel was a hero for his courage in opposing U.S. militarism and reading Dan Ellsberg’s Pentagon Papers into the Congressional Record. 

JOHN KIRIAKOU: The Godfather of Whistleblowers

When the author blew the whistle on the C.I.A.’s torture program in 2007, Daniel Ellsberg called to congratulate him and say he had friends at his side. Years later, at a red-carpet event in Hollywood, the “most dangerous man in…

Rest in Peace Daniel Ellsberg

One of America’s most courageous men, who took on the most powerful government in the world to expose its lies about the Vietnam war, has died at 92.