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In his first press conference as president, Joe Biden decided not to address his decision to continue to seek the extradition of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange from the United Kingdom. The outcome of the Assange case could set a major new precedent on press freedom, yet the press largely seems uninterested in it. Ryan Grim talks to Daniel Ellsberg, who leaked the Pentagon Papers in 1971, and Billie Winner-Davis, mother of Reality Winner, who was prosecuted and imprisoned for leaking confidential documents in 2017.

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[1] Reality Winner’s Push for Clemency From Biden ➤