Do You Know John Kiriakou?
On February 28 2013, CIA whistleblower John Kiriakou began serving a thirty month sentence for revealing details about the Bush administration's use of torture. On the eve of his imprisonment, Code Pink and Naomi Pitcairn hosted a farewell party for him on the roof of the Hay Adams Hotel, overlooking the White House. Speakers in order of appearance:
Jesselyn Radack, Government Accountability Project
John Kiriakou, CIA Whistleblower
Thomas Drake, NSA Whistleblower
Medea Benjamin, Code Pink
Naomi Pitcairn, Event Sponsor
Ray McGovern, Former CIA Analyst
Col. Morris Davis, Former Chief Military Commission Prosecutor at Guantanamo
Music by Emma's Revolution and ?