Government Secrecy, Privacy and Surveillance: PRISM in Perspective - An Evening Panel & Film Screening
Join our blockbuster panel for an evening discussion and film screening about the past, present and future of privacy and national security, and the historical importance of whistle-blowers. Our thought-provoking panel discussion will be followed by a screening of The Most Dangerous Man In America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers, which received an Academy Award nomination for best documentary feature.
Panel discussion featuring:
- Cindy Cohn, Legal Director, Electronic Frontier Foundation
- Judith Ehrlich, Director, Writer, Producer, The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers
- Nicole A. Ozer, Technology and Civil Liberties Policy Director, ACLU of Northern California
- Moderated by Declan McCullagh, Chief Political Correspondent, Senior Writer, CNET
When: July 31st, 2013 - 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM. Doors
open at 5:30, panel begins at 6:15 PM and will be followed by the film
screening at 7 PM. Food and drink purchases available.
Where: The New Parkway Theater, 474 24th Street Oakland, CA
Admission to this event is free, but space is limited and RSVP is required.
The Most Dangerous Man in America is the true story of what happens when a former Pentagon insider, Daniel Ellsberg, armed only with his conscience, steadfast determination and a file cabinet full of classified documents, decides to challenge an "Imperial" Presidency -- answerable to neither Congress, the press nor the people -- in order to help end the Vietnam War.
Presented by the Bay Area Lawyer Chapter of the
American Constitution Society, American Civil Liberties Union of
Northern California and the Electronic Frontier Foundation.