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The former defense analyst who revealed the Pentagon Papers offers an eyewitness account of America's nuclear program in the 1960s and reveals the dangers in the country's seventy-year-long nuclear policy. "From the legendary whistleblower who revealed the Pentagon Papers, an eyewitness expose of the dangers of America's Top Secret, seventy-year-long nuclear policy that -- chillingly -- continues to this day. Here, for the first time, former high-level...
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Daniel Ellsberg began his career as a U.S. Marine company commander, a Pentagon official, and a staunch supporter of America's battle against Communist expansion. But in October 1969, Ellsberg--fully expecting to spend the rest of his life in prison--set out to turn around American foreign policy by smuggling out of his office the seven-thousand-page top-secret study, known as the Pentagon Papers, of U.S. decision making in Vietnam. Ellsberg tells...
Ellsberg provides a vivid eyewitness account of the two years he spent behind the lines in Vietnam as a State Department observeran experience that convinced him of the hopelessness of Johnson's policies and profoundly altered his own political thinking. As Ellsberg recounts with drama and insight, the release of the Pentagon Papers, first The New York Times and The Washington Post, set in motion a train of events that ultimately toppled a president...
The protagonist in the Pentagon Papers case and intrepid anti-nuclear activist brings his special brilliance and background to bear in a discussion of the political realities and choices he sees all of us facing, now and in the years to come, and ways in which we can bring about the dawning of an era in which people matter.
(A special "live" presentation with some listener call-ins.) One of the country's most intrepid, informed and articulate anti-war activist’s returns for an update on his travels and recent developments in the militarization of the planet. Ellsberg's words can be chilling yet empowering, sobering yet heartening - and always thought-provoking. Required listening for anyone interested in moving beyond Cold-War myths.
"In 1971, Daniel Ellsberg, a high-level Pentagon official and Vietnam War strategist, concludes that the war is based on decades of lies and leaks 7,000 pages of top secret documents to the New York Times, making headlines around the world. ... one man's profound change of heart created a landmark struggle involving America's newspapers, its president, and the Supreme Court--a political thriller whose events led directly to Watergate, Nixon's resignation,...
This documentary features revealing interviews with the prominent figures of the era including: Barbara Ehrenreich, Daniel Ellsberg, Jesse Jackson, Tom Hayden, Arlo Guthrie, Henry Kissinger, Norman Mailer, Robert McNamara, Ed Messe III and Bobby Seale.