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Pentagon Papers Release (2011)

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  • Oliver Stone's Edward Snowden Film Acquired by Open Road

    After a heated bidding war that had most of the majors vying for it over the weekend, Open Road has won the U.S. rights to the untitled spec revolving around the Edward Snowden story that has Oliver Stone directing and Joseph Gordon-Levitt starring. As...
  • Former Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee dies at 93

    Former Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee dies at 93
    Former Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee, who oversaw the newspaper's coverage of the Watergate scandal that toppledĀ President Richard Nixon, died on Tuesday at age 93, the paper said. As executive editor from 1968 until 1991, Bradlee became one of...
  • Ben Bradlee, Longtime Editor of the Washington Post, Dies at 93

    Benjamin C. Bradlee, who served as the executive editor of The Washington Post from 1968-1991, has died, the publication announced on Tuesday. He was 93. He died Tuesday in his Washington home of natural causes. Bradlee has suffered from Alzheimer's...
  • In 'Citizenfour,' Laura Poitras feels heat of telling Snowden's story

    In 'Citizenfour,' Laura Poitras feels heat of telling Snowden's story
    The word "risky" is thrown around often in the film world, usually when personalities embark on a new direction or a commercially challenging project. But Oscar-nominated director Laura Poitras faced a different type of hazard with her latest film,...
  • Eric Holder: Mixed legacy at best

    He's not exactly stepping aside quietly. Reaction to Eric Holder's resignation ranged from hagiographic to diabolical. Civil rights leaders praised him as the strongest attorney general since Bobby Kennedy. Fox News derided him as the nation's all-time...
  • Eric Holder's mixed legacy

    Eric Holder's mixed legacy
    Departing Attorney General Eric Holder deserves cheers for his stance on civil rights, but bemused jeers for his assaults on civil liberties. Holder may well be remembered as a leading advocate for both human rights and for the advancement of government...
  • Joseph Gordon-Levitt Eyes Edward Snowden Role in Oliver Stone Movie

    Oliver Stone seems to have found the man to play NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden in his next pic "The Snowden Files." Sources tell Variety that Stone has offered the part to Joseph Gordon-Levitt, and that the actor has agreed to do it. Though...
  • Should America's top diplomat be telling Edward Snowden to 'man up'?

    Should America's top diplomat be telling Edward Snowden to 'man up'?
    It seems ironic that a man who was often accused of being effete when he ran for president in 2004 has impugned someone else’s manhood to make a political point. But that’s what happened Wednesday when Secretary of State John Kerry was asked...
  • Ellsberg and Snowden: Not the example Kerry likely intended

    Ellsberg and Snowden: Not the example Kerry likely intended
    My colleague Robin Abcarian has already taken Secretary of State John Kerry to task for his “man up” challenge to Edward Snowden, telling the fugitive he should return to the United States to face the espionage and other charges leveled...
  • William Worthy dies at 92; journalist challenged U.S. policies

    William Worthy dies at 92; journalist challenged U.S. policies
    Ignoring Cold War restrictions, journalist William Worthy had traveled to the Soviet Union in 1955 and made a news broadcast from Moscow, a rare opportunity for an American reporter. So the following year, when Communist China invited him on a month-...
  • Lawyers for terrorism suspect say government embellishes claims of national security

    Lawyers for terrorism suspect say government embellishes claims of national security
    The federal government has a history of embellishing claims of national security in order to keep information about its weapons and surveillance programs secret, lawyers for a Hillside man accused of plotting to blow up a Loop bar have argued in an...