Watch War on Whistleblowers: Free Press and the National Security State Movie Online
Published 02 03, 2015
Year : 2013
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Director : Robert Greenwald,
Stars: Daniel Ellsberg, Franz Gayl, Seymour Hersh, David Carr, Sharon Weinberger,
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War on Whistleblowers: Free Press and the National Security State is a 66-minute documentary by Robert Greenwald and Brave New Foundation, released in 2013.War on Whistleblowers highlights recent cases where American government employees and contractors took to the media to expose fraud and abuse. In all cases the whistleblowing was to the detriement of their professional and personal lives.With President Obama's commitment to transparency and the passage of the Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act, there was hope that whistleblowers would finally have more protection and encouragement to speak up.But according to the film, times have never been worse for national security whistleblowers.Obama's administration has attacked more whistleblowers under the Espionage Act than all previous administrations combined.According to Whistleblowers, journalists are also harassed for covering these stories.War on Whistleblowers premiered in April 2013 in theaters and on DVD.War on Whistleblowers: Free Press and the National Security State highlights four cases where whistleblowers noticed government wrong-doing and took to the media to expose the fraud and abuse.