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Democracy Now! – December 19, 2011

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Bradley Manning Hearing: Alleged WikiLeaks Whistleblower in Military Court, 19 Months After Arrest; Adrian Lamo, Bradley Manning Informant, Defends Role in Turning in Alleged WikiLeaks Whistleblower; Bradley Manning Faces Life Sentence, While Criminals WikiLeaks Exposed Have Suffered No Consequences–Glenn Greenwald; Obama Prepares to Authorize Indefinite Detention of U.S. Citizens For First Time Since McCarthy Era–Glenn Greenwald on NDAA;Obama Prepares to Authorize Indefinite Detention of U.S. Citizens For First Time Since McCarthy Era–Glenn Greenwald on NDAA.

TODAY’S HEADLINES

    North Korea Leader Kim Jong-il Dies of Heart Attack
    Pre-Trial Hearing For Army Whistleblower Bradley Manning Enters Fourth Day
    Clashes in Egypt Leave 14 Dead
    Tunisia: One-Year Anniversary of Mohamed Bouazizi’s Self-Immolation Passes
    Thousands Protest Disputed Russian Election, Anti-Corruption Journalist Murdered
    Occupy Wall Street NYC Marks 3-Month Anniversary With Re-Occupation Attempt
    Tax Break For 160 Million Americans in Doubt As Republicans Threaten To Reject Extension
    Newt Gingrich: Judges Should Defend Unpopular Decisions Before Congressional Hearings
    Philippines Typhoon Leaves 680 Dead, 800 Missing
    Lori Berenson Prevented From Leaving Peru Despite Ruling to Allow For Trip Home
    Former Czech Leader Vaclav Havel Dead at 75