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6 October 2008

Whistleblowing in Washington

I spent two days in between Labour and Conservative conferences in Washington, where I had been invi

By Martin Bright

I had the honour of appearing on a panel at the American University in Washington DC with whistleblowers Katharine Gun and Daniel Ellsberg on October 24.

I have to pay tribute to the audience who sat patiently through two hours of speeches on the subject of whistleblowing.

If you want to see what kept them there, the whole symposium was filmed by the Real News Network and is available here.

The event was organised as part of the publicity for a great new book on the Katharine Gun affair, The Spy Who Tried to Stop a War by Marcia and Thomas Mitchell. Watch this space for further news about publicity on the book in the UK.

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