ACLU To Discuss Protecting Whistleblowers At Anyone Can Whistle

For Immediate Release

Contact: 

Claire O’Brien, (202) 675-2312; media@dcaclu.org

ACLU To Discuss Protecting Whistleblowers At Anyone Can Whistle

WASHINGTON - Michael
German, American Civil Liberties Union Policy Counsel and former FBI
Special Agent, will join elected officials, policy experts, celebrities
and former whistleblowers in Anyone Can Whistle, an evening
focusing on the role whistleblowers play in American society. As a
former FBI whistleblower, German will bring firsthand experience to
this panel discussion on the importance of whistleblowers and the steps
the government should take to protect their freedoms.

 
Anyone Can Whistle
will examine the ways whistleblowers have shaped American history and
the vital role they play in protecting the public from governmental and
corporate abuses of power. The event will take place at the Paley
Center for Media’s Concourse Theatre and will also stream live online
at www.livestream.com/theinformant.   

WHAT:

Anyone Can Whistle, a discussion of the significance of whistleblowers and the necessary steps the government should take to protect them

WHO:
Michael German, ACLU Policy Counsel and former FBI Special Agent
Kit Foshee, Food Safety Whistleblower

Cathy Harris, U.S. Customs/Racial Profiling Whistleblower
Babak Pasdar, Telecommunications Whistleblower
Daniel Ellsberg, Vietnam Whistleblower
Frank Serpico, New York City Police Department Whistleblower
Juan Williams, Analyst for National Public Radio and Fox News
 
WHEN:
Wednesday, February 17, 2010, 7:00 p.m. EST
WHERE:
The Paley Center for Media
25 West 52nd Street
New York, NY 10019
 
Space is limited and available on a first come, first served basis.
RSVP for free tickets to publicprograms@paleycenter.org 
This event will be streaming live at www.livestream.com/theinformant

 

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The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) conserves America's original civic values working in courts, legislatures and communities to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed to every person in the United States by the Constitution and the Bill of Rights.

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