Whistleblowers: Plenary Panel with Daniel Ellsberg and Edward Snowden, moderated by Amy Goodman

UMass College of Humanities and Fine Arts

Ellsberg Archive Project website: https://www.umass.edu/ellsberg/

An historic conversation between Pentagon Papers whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg and National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden, moderated by the award-winning journalist and host of Democracy Now! Amy Goodman.

Presented as part of “Truth, Dissent, & the Legacy of Daniel Ellsberg: A 50th Anniversary Conference Commemorating the Release of the Pentagon Papers” by the University of Massachusetts Amherst with The GroundTruth Project on April 30, and May 1, 2021.

This conference was collectively organized by the UMass Amherst Departments of History and Journalism; Special Collections and University Archives, UMass Amherst Libraries; the UMass Amherst College of Humanities and Fine Arts; and The GroundTruth Project, with generous support from the Office of the Chancellor.

The conference is one component of a larger initiative called The Ellsberg Archive Project, a website exploring the life and legacy of Daniel Ellsberg that incorporates archival material, student analysis, and The GroundTruth Project podcast, The Whistleblower. The site will also host recordings of conference sessions. To view the site visit https://www.umass.edu/ellsberg/