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Big Data, Meet Big Brother

"One who breaks an unjust law must do so openly, lovingly and with a willingness to accept the penalty." That was Martin Luther King Jr.'s definition of civil...

3 Julian Assange

On Dec. 9, 2006, an unsolicited e-mail arrived for Daniel Ellsberg, the whistle-blower of Vietnam War renown. The return address said only "WikiLeaks," and the...

Television: Battle on Two Fronts

As TV news bureaus send reporters TO boot camp and work graphic designers and theme-music writers overtime to get ready for Iraq, we're hearing an old truism...

Books: Damned Spot

PAPERS ON THE WAR by DANIEL ELLSBERG 309 pages. Simon & Schuster. $7.95. In the summer of '65, Richard Nixon, the most prominent partner of a prominent Wall...

TRIALS: In Their Own Defense

On at least four occasions, the judge presiding over Criminal Case 9373 had to admonish observers for nodding off to sleep. The United States of America v...

TRIALS: Practicing on Ellsberg

Long before they were caught trying to bug Democratic headquarters in Washington, the Watergate conspirators were apparently getting plenty of practice at...

Behavior: Secondhand Shrinking

Daniel Ellsberg is a man prone to "apparently sudden and extreme shifts in loyalty and enthusiasm." Always wrestling with a submissive side of his personality...

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