The Nation's First Modern-Day Whistleblower SpeaksTweet
October 26, 2006
This month's Harper's magazine features an article by Dan Ellsberg drawing parallels between his experience blowing the whistle during the Vietnam War with his leaking of the infamous Pentagon Papers, and political events today. Ellsberg urges government employees to follow their conscience. Next month, the Right Livelihood Award, known as the "Alternative Nobel Prize," will recognize Dan Ellsberg for his years of speaking out.
Director of Investigations, POGO
At the time of publication, Beth Daley was the Director of Investigations for the Project On Government Oversight.
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Podcast; Social Media, Internet Provides Opportunities, Challenges for Lawmakers
The Congressional Management Foundation offers the Gold Mouse Awards annually to members of Congress who make the most of the opportunity the digital world offers them. POGO spoke with members of Rep. Mike Honda's communications team about their award.