Last Friday at the Mill Valley Public Library Daniel Ellsberg spoke about the need for government transparency, especially as it relates to the Wikileaks case.

Ellsberg is the former U.S. military analyst who during the Vietnam War leaked what became known as The Pentagon Papers, a secret study that revealed U.S. doubts about winning the war and the anticipation of many more casualties than publicly acknowledged.

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Ellsberg once lived in Mill Valley and was interviewed by Mill Valley Patch on Jan 4.


Jon Brooks

Jon Brooks is the host and editor of KQED’s health and technology blog, Future of You. He is the former editor of KQED’s daily news blog, News Fix. A veteran blogger, he previously worked for Yahoo! in various news writing and editing roles. He was also the editor of, which documented user-generated content about the financial crisis and recession. Jon is also a playwright whose work has been produced in San Francisco, New York, Italy, and around the U.S. He has written about film for his own blog and studied film at Boston University. He has an MFA in Creative Writing from Brooklyn College.

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