(TRANSCRIPT) Adrian Lamo Testimony – Bradley Manning Trial Day 2
For 33 minutes on Tuesday, Adrian Lamo, a 32-year-old previously best known for hacking the website of The New York Times, sat in the witness stand testifying about why he was chosen as confessor for WikiLeaks source Bradley Manning. Speaking in a affectless monotone, Lamo glanced once or twice to his right at the man he could put in prison for life.
It was Lamo, prosecutor Captain Joe Morrow said during the trial’s opening statements on Monday, who brought Manning to law enforcement’s attention. Less than a week after their online chats began and within hours of their final conversation, Manning was apprehended.
United States calls Agent Lamo. Whereupon, ADRIAN LAMO, called as a witness, having been first duly sworn to tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth, was examined and testified as follows:
EXAMINATION BY MR. FEIN
BY MR. FEIN:
Q. You are Mr. Lamo previously…
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