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by Daniel Ellsberg
I recommend to get the two books together.
I recommend to get the two books together. Papers on the War" is sort of an executive summary of the most important and representative of the 7000 pages of the Pentagon Papers, which is of course the Top Secret report on the history of the Vietnam Wars from 1945 - 1968, commissioned by Robert S. McNamara.
As he wrote in the book’s introduction, In releasing the Pentagon Papers I acted in hope I still hold: that truths that changed me could help Americans free themselves and other victims from our longest war. Simon and Schuster 1972.
Book by Daniel Ellsberg. I read this book a long time ago, and it impressed me greatly. By providing a series of insights into American approaches to a conflict with enemies of the United States who happened to be foreign, if the press can be believed, and by setting himself up as someone who wished to examine the issue of individual guilt in this context, the author managed to transform himself from a secret server of the system to the.
Papers on the War book. Ellsberg believed that the war needed both to be resisted and understood. His papers helped to define both U. S. policies and strategies.
Daniel Ellsberg, who had served as a . . Marine Corps officer from 1954 to 1957 and worked as a strategic analyst at the RAND Corporation and the Department of Defense, had been an early supporter of . involvement in Indochina and had worked on the preparation of the 1967 study. Though an incomplete version of the Pentagon Papers was published in book form later in 1971, the study remained officially classified until June 2011, when the . government released all 7,000 pages to the public in commemoration of the 40th anniversary of its leakage to the press. By 1969, however, Ellsberg had come to believe that the war in Vietnam was unwinnable.
In 1971, prominent Vietnam War strategist Daniel Ellsberg leaked thousands of pages of the top secret Pentagon Papers to the press.
In 1971, Daniel Ellsberg shook America to its. The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers (original title). 1h 32min Documentary 11 September 2009 (Canada). The leaking of 'the Pentagon papers' about the Vietnam War in 1971 by Daniel Ellsberg, and their publication in the New York Times, was an epochal event in modern American history. At the time, Ellsberg was widely reviled as a traitor, and many still say that about him. This begs the question as to whether one can be a traitor for informing the public of one's own country about what their leaders are doing in their name and with their money.