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Chelsea Manning in First TV Interview: “I Have a Responsibility to the Public”

HeadlineJun 12, 2017

Formerly imprisoned Army whistleblower Chelsea Manning has given her first television interview after being released from prison last month.

Chelsea Manning: “I’m getting all this information, and it’s just death, destruction, mayhem. And eventually you just stop—I stopped seeing just statistics and information, and I started seeing people.”

Juju Chang: “There are those who say you may have been motivated to get the information into the public sphere, but you might have also given it to our enemies.”

Chelsea Manning: “Right, but I have a responsibility to the public. We all have a responsibility.”

That was formerly imprisoned Army whistleblower Chelsea Manning, speaking with ABC’s Juju Chang.

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