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The Pentagon Papers

Forty years ago, in 1971, Daniel Ellsberg leaked a secret Pentagon study of the Vietnam War to the New York Times. The government brought an injunction against the Times, and Ellsberg was indicted on charges of stealing and holding secret documents.

Pentagon Papers Declassification in the News

The Pentagon Papers & Wikileaks

“EVERY attack now made on WikiLeaks and Julian Assange was made against me and the release of the Pentagon Papers at the time.”

Daniel Ellsberg, December 8, 2010

"Is Wikileaks the Pentagon Papers, part 2? Parallels, and Differences, Exist."  By Paul Farhi and Ellen Nakashima, Washington Post Staff Writers, Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Daniel Ellsberg speaks about the charges against Bradley Manning on the Democracy Now website.  

Ellsberg participates in a panel discussion of "Wikileaks, the Internet and Democracy".

"Wikileaks Q&A with Daniel Ellsberg, the man behind the Pentagon Papers" Christian Science Monitor, July 29, 2010

"Wikileaks Vs. the Pentagon Papers" by David Martin CBS News July 26, 2011 

 Wikileaks LibGuide

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