Supporters celebrated the release of Chelsea Manning from Fort Leavenworth military prison Wednesday on the Plaza at the J.C. Nichols Fountain in Kansas City. Manning was convicted in 2013 of espionage after disclosing secret U.S. government files to WikiLeaks and sentenced to 35 years in prison. She served seven years in prison before President Barack Obama commuted the bulk of her remaining sentence. Video by: ALLISON LONG and RICK MONTGOMERY | The Kansas City Star Allison Long and Rick Montgomery The Kansas City Star
Supporters celebrated the release of Chelsea Manning from Fort Leavenworth military prison Wednesday on the Plaza at the J.C. Nichols Fountain in Kansas City. Manning was convicted in 2013 of espionage after disclosing secret U.S. government files to WikiLeaks and sentenced to 35 years in prison. She served seven years in prison before President Barack Obama commuted the bulk of her remaining sentence. Video by: ALLISON LONG and RICK MONTGOMERY | The Kansas City Star Allison Long and Rick Montgomery The Kansas City Star

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May 17, 2017 7:15 AM

Chelsea Manning, still on active duty, is freed from Fort Leavenworth

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