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Pentagon Papers Whistleblower: Snowden Won't Get A Fair Trial

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May 30, 2014 AT 12:38 PM
Pentagon Papers whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg said Friday he does not believe Edward Snowden would receive a fair trial if he returned to the United States. Ellsberg — who Secretary of State John Kerry praised for standing trial and defending himself in the Vietnam war-era while bashing Snowden as a “coward” and “traitor” on Wednesday — told Andrea Mitchell on MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell Reports on Friday that the 1917 Espionage Act under which Snowden is charged prevents him from getting a shot at justice.