Jailed for Speaking to the Press: How the Obama Admin Ruined Life of State Dept Expert Stephen Kim

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A new report by The Intercept tells the story of the Obama administration’s prosecution of former North Korea expert Stephen Kim for violating the Espionage Act. Kim is one of nine such cases under the Obama administration — twice as many as all previous presidents combined. The former State Department contractor was accused of discussing classified documents on North Korea with Fox News reporter James Rosen. Last year, he was sentenced to 13 months in prison. But Kim always maintained his innocence. During the year before he went to prison, he shared his story with The Intercept. Journalist Peter Maass of The Intercept details the prosecution of Kim in a new article out today, “Destroyed by the Espionage Act: Stephen Kim Spoke to a Reporter. Now He’s in Jail. This is His Story.” We speak to Maass about Kim’s case and broadcast an excerpt of “The Surrender,” a documentary that accompanies The Intercept’s report.

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Peter Maass, award-winning investigative journalist, author and senior writer at The Intercept, a publication of First Look Media. He has just published a major report titled “Destroyed by the Espionage Act: Stephen Kim Spoke to a Reporter. Now He’s in Jail. This is His Story.”

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