“If you think of previous Espionage Act cases, it is quite uncommon for a defendant to have a community of support,” said Steven Aftergood, a government secrecy specialist with the Federation of American Scientists.
Monday, June 3, 2013
Manning Up, Online and in the Rain
Away from courtroom--see my live-blog today--NYT's Eric Schmitt's reviews Bradley Manning's support network. Also looks at Saturday rally and Ellsberg etc. speaking on Sunday. "More than 20,000 supporters have contributed over $1.25 million dollars to his legal fund, according to the group’s Web site. Dozens of them, holding placards defending Private Manning, stood in the rain at Fort Meade’s main entrance on Monday."
is author of a dozen books (click on covers at right), including the new "THE TUNNELS: Escapes Under the Berlin Wall and the Historic Films the JFK White House Tried to Kill." He was the longtime editor of Editor & Publisher. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Twitter: @GregMitch