Sibel Edmonds


April 18, 2006 | PEN American Center | New York City

In April 2006, PEN named Sibel Edmonds, a translator who was fired from her job at the FBI after complaining of intelligence failures and poor performance in her unit, as the recipient of this  year’s prestigious PEN/Newman’s Own First Amendment Award.

Discussed: how to fight state secrets, the gagging of Congress, the truth about whistleblowers, and how to take care of the Constitution.

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