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Espionage / Manning Court-Martial #1050376

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 30, 2013
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Jim Miklaszewski) The mixed verdict in the court-martial of Army Pvt. Bradley Manning for leaking secret documents on the wars in Iraq & Afghanistan to WikiLeaks reviewed; details given about his acquittal on the charge of aiding the enemy while he was found guilty of espionage, fraud & theft; courtroom sketches by Bill Hennessy shown; leaked video of an Apache helicopter shooting civilians in Iraq shown. [Earlier, voice of MANNING – speaks against the bloodlust of the helicopter crew.] [WikiLeaks founder Julian ASSANGE†- says an espionage conviction will mean the end of national security journalism in the US as we know it.] [Military law expert Eugene FIDELL†- says the government is very serious about protecting the status of classified information.]

Williams, Brian;
Miklaszewski, Jim

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