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Okla. solider convicted in WikiLeaks case to speak at sentencing

Wikileaks soldier Manning

FORT MEADE, M.D. – The Oklahoma soldier who was convicted of the largest classified document leak in U.S. history is speaking in his defense Wednesday.

Private First Class Bradley Manning will take the stand during the sentencing phase of his Court Marshal.

The military judge recently convicted Manning of stealing and disseminating 750,000 pages of private files and videos to WikiLeaks.

The judge found him guilty in 20 of the 22 charges against him.

However, the Crescent native was acquitted on the most serious charge, aiding the enemy.

He could face up to 90 years in prison.

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