Harvard rescinds Chelsea Manning's visiting fellowship after CIA chief protests

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University withdraws honorary title, but still invites whistleblower to ‘spend a day’ speaking on campus, after CIA director cancels event over ‘traitor’

Harvard University has rescinded an offer to make Chelsea Manning a visiting fellow after the director of the CIA, Mike Pompeo, cancelled an appearance at the university.

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honored to be 1st disinvited trans woman visiting @harvard fellow they chill marginalized voices under @cia pressure #WeGotThis https://t.co/7ViF3GaSec

CIA Director Withdraws from Harvard Kennedy School Forum pic.twitter.com/N7YKyGy9H4

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