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SHOTLIST:AP Television - Clients OnlyFort Meade, Maryland 14 August, 20131. Mid view of Pfc. Bradley Manning leaving court buildingWikileaks Photo Gallery - No RestrictionsUnknown location - August 14, 20132. Black and white still image of "Chelsea" ManningAP Television - Clients OnlyMUST COURTESY: Bill Hennessy3. Manning being escorted from courtroom after sentencing4. FULL SCREEN GRAPHIC - ARMY RESPONSEAP Television - Clients OnlyHanover, Maryland 21 August, 2013.5. Wide view of post-verdict news conference4. SOUNDBITE: (English) David Coombs, Lead Defense Attorney - Bradley Manning:"In addition to becoming the smartest person on pardons, I'm going to become the smartest person on ensuring that a soldier who is in confinement who has gender disorder gets appropriate medical treatment. AP Television - Clients OnlyWashington, DC 22 August, 20135. Wide view of Mara Keisling6. SOUNDBITE: (English) Mara Keisling, Executive Director, National Center for Transgender Equality:"In the United States it is illegal to deny health care to prisoners. Now the Army can claim that this isn't health care, but they have the weight of the medical profession and science against them."AP Televisin - Clients OnlyFort Leavenworth, Kansas 22 March 20127. Various of Fort Leavenworth, Kansas military prisonAP Television - Clients OnlyWashington, DC 22 August, 20138. SOUNDBITE: (English) Mara Keisling, Executive Director, National Center for Transgender Equality:"Prisons are not supposed to be nice places. We get that. But nobody is ever sentenced to rape."AP Television - Clients OnlyFort Meade, Maryland 21 August, 2013 10. Manning being escorted from court buildingSTORYLINE: A DAY AFTER BEING SENTENCED FOR LEAKING CLASSIFIED MATERIAL, BRADLEY MANNING SAYS HE'S TRANSITIONING INTO THE NEXT PHASE OF HIS LIFE -- AS A WOMANMANNING SAYS HE'LL LIVE AS A FEMALE NAMED CHELSEA, TELLING NBC'S TODAY SHOW HE WANTS TO BEGIN HORMONE TREATMENTS AS SOON AS POSSIBLEBUT THAT MAY SET UP ANOTHER LEGAL FIGHTTHE ARMY SAYS IT DOES NOT PROVIDE THAT TREATMENT OR SEX-REASSIGNMENT SURGERY. HIS LAWYER HOPES THE MILITARY ACCOMMODATES MANNING. IF NOT, HE'LL FORCE THE ISSUE.TRANSGENDER ADVOCATES SAY THE ARMY SHOULD NOT HAVE A CHOICE. MANNING WILL SERVE THE 35-YEAR SENTENCE AT FORT LEAVENWORTH, KANSAS, WHERE A SPOKESMAN SAYS THE SOLDIER WOULD HAVE TO PETITION FOR A TRANSFER TO A FEDERAL PRISON FOR HORMONE TREATMENT. REISLING SAYS MANNING CERTAINLY IS NOT THE FIRST TRANS-GENDER PERSON TO BE IN THE MILITARY.AFTER THE SENTENCE WAS ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY, MANNING WAS ESCORTED FROM THE COURTROOM BY GUARDS.SOME MILITARY LAW EXPERTS DOUBT THE ARMY WOULD VOLUNTARILY MOVE MANNING, BUT A COURT COULD ORDER A TRANSFER. THERE ARE QUESTIONS ABOUT MANNING'S SAFETY WHILE AT LEAVENWORTH -- THAT AN ALREADY HIGH-PROFILE INMATE COULD BE IN DANGER AS A WOMAN.ON TOP OF BEING THE MILITARY'S ONLY MAXIMUM-SECURITY PRISON, LEAVENWORTH IS ALSO ALL-MALE, AND SAYS IT'S NEVER HAD A CASE SIMILAR TO MANNING'S.(****END****)