On June 13th, the Pentagon Papers will finally be declassified and released by the Nixon Public Library. Exactly 40 years ago, Daniel Ellsberg (RLA 2006) leaked the report on U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War to various newspapers, most prominently The New York Times. In an interview with CNN, Daniel Ellsberg spoke about the political […]
Daniel Ellsberg (USA, RLA 2006) was arrested twice this weekend: On Saturday at a peaceful demonstration in Washington near the White House, marking the eighth anniversary of the war in Iraq, and again on Sunday at a demonstration supporting Bradley Manning at the Quantico Marine base in Virginia, where Bradley Manning is detained. He was […]
Amy Goodman (RLA 2008) interviewed whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg (RLA 2006), on his way to London to WikiLeaks’ release of Iraq War documents, on WikiLeaks and whistleblowing. Watch the interview atDemocracy Now!
Movies: The Most Dangerous Man in America A captivating documentary called The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers tells the story of Daniel Ellsberg, the famous whistleblower, who in1971 leaked the Pentagon Papers to The New York Times revealing that several U.S. presidents had been lying for years about Vietnam. […]