Category Archives: Daniel Ellsberg

Pentagon Papers officially released

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 arrested

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 […]

Daniel Ellsberg (USA, RLA 2006)

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. […]