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American Dream Betrayed

Meet Three American Heroes Whose Lives Barack Obama Tried To Destroy

"That is the question posed by the new documentary Silenced, which follows three national security whistleblowers who fight to reveal the darkest corners of America's war on terror while enduring the wrath of a government increasingly determined to maintain secrecy," Democracy Now! reports.

"The three are former Justice Department lawyer Jesselyn Radack, former senior National Security Agency official Thomas Drake, and former CIA officer John Kiriakou.

"On the heels of the film's premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival, we speak with director James Spione about the extraordinary lengths the government has gone to in order to wreak havoc on the whistleblowers' personal lives through a sustained campaign of intimidation and harassment."

Here's Democracy Now!'s interview of Spione, including a trailer of the film. A transcript of the interview is here.


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Previously:
* Obama's War On Truth And Transparency.

* It Not Only Can Happen Here, It Is Happening Here.

* The Ballad Of Bradley Manning.

* If You Blinked You Missed Coverage Of The Bradley Manning Verdict.

* Here Comes The Story Of Barrett Brown.

* Obama Continues To Lie His Ass Off About The NSA.

* Four Blatantly False Claims Obama Has Made About NSA Surveillance.

* Edward Snowden's Christmas Message.

* Jimmy Carter: America's Shameful Human Rights Record.

* James Goodale: Only Nixon Harmed A Free Press More.

* Daniel Ellsberg: Obama Has Committed Impeachable Offenses.

* Paul Steiger: Why Reporters In The U.S. Now Need Protection.

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Posted on April 28, 2014


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