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Chelsea Manning is seen in this undated photo provided by the U.S. Army. (U.S. Army via AP, File)
Chelsea Manning is seen in this undated photo provided by the U.S. Army. (U.S. Army via AP, File)
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On Tuesday, President Barack Obama pardoned 64 individuals and commuted the sentences of 209 others. Included on the list of commutations is Chelsea Manning, who was convicted of a 2010 leak of classified military and diplomatic information to WikiLeaks.

Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with Evan Greer (@evan_greer), a friend of Manning's and an activist with the group Fight for the Future.

This segment aired on January 18, 2017.

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