Larissa MacFarquhar Interviews Chelsea Manning

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Less than five months after her release from prison, Chelsea Manning sat down for an interview with New America National Fellow Larissa MacFarquhar at the 2017 New Yorker Festival.

Manning discussed her tumultuous upbringing, including her months living as a homeless teen in Chicago; her highly public gender transition; and her treatment in military prison. She also described the quick decision that led her to send the documents to WikiLeaks. 

Listen to the interview here.