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    Daniel Ellsberg, Pentagon papers whistleblower, visits UNL

    Daniel Ellsberg, Pentagon papers whistleblower, visits UNL

    In this edition of Campus Voices, Rick Alloway interviews Daniel Ellsberg, the whistleblower who's release of the Pentagon papers in 1971 exposed which Ellsberg said "demonstrated unconstitutional behavior by a succession of presidents, the violation of their oath and the violation of the oath of every one of their subordinates", and that he had leaked the papers in the hopes of getting the nation out of the Vietnam war.

    • 34 min
    John Seigenthaler

    John Seigenthaler

    Listen in as COJMC Professor Rick Alloway talks with John Seigenthaler, founder of the First Amendment Center, former president of the American Society of Newspaper Editors and chairman emeritus for "The Tennessean," Nashville's morning newspaper.

    • 30 min
    Academy Award winning producer Chris Donahue

    Academy Award winning producer Chris Donahue

    Academy Award winning producer Chris Donahue visits the College of Journalism at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Listen in as Donahue talks with professor Barney McCoy.

    • 14 min
    George McGovern: His legacy endures

    George McGovern: His legacy endures

    George McGovern was a United States Congressman, Senator, and Democratic presidential nominee, who lost the 1972 presidential election in a landslide to incumbent Richard Nixon.

    McGovern was noted for his opposition to the Vietnam War, a legacy that has grown ever brighter as America struggles with it's military involvement in Iraq and Afghanistan.
    On a visit to the University of nebraska-Lincoln, McGovern shared a few of his current perspectives with Rick Alloway.

    • 27 min
    UNL's Norwegian democracy building connection

    UNL's Norwegian democracy building connection

    A unique democracy-building partnership between UNL's College of Journalism and Mass Communications and Norway's Gimlekollen University has sparked new journalism programs in Ethiopia and Kosovo.
    Rick Alloway interviews Dr. Oyvind Aadland from Norway's Gimlekollen School of Journalism and Communication.

    • 20 min
    PBS President visits UNL

    PBS President visits UNL

    PBS president/CEO Paula Kerger visited the University of Nebraska-Lincoln this month. Kerger talked with Professor Rick Alloway about her vision of Public Broadcasting in Nebraska and America.

    • 25 min

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