White House Anti-War Protest: Dan Ellsberg Puts His Body on the Line

by
Jon Queally

Pentagon
Papers leaker Daniel Ellsberg defended Julian Assange and his alleged
source Bradley Manning as "patriots" at a D.C. protest Thursday organized
by Veterans For Peace. Ellsberg, 79, called terrorism charges against
them "absurd and slanderous" before heading to the White House to be
chained to its gate.

Photos by Common Dreams Asst. Editor Jon Queally

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