What government information should be public? We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks does not attempt to answer that question, rather it explores the actions of the men involved in the largest security breach in U.S. history.
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In 2010, PFC Bradley Manning, an Intelligence Analyst in the U.S. Army was stationed in Baghdad when he started chatting online with Adrian Lamo, a hacker, telling him about his struggle with finding classified documents and whether he should leak them. During this time, WikiLeaks comes online, lead by Julian Assange, in an effort to create a site where anyone can be a whistleblower and upload documents without a trace.