Book Discussion on Secrets

Mr. Ellsberg talked about his book, Secrets: A Memoir of Vietnam and the Pentagon Papers, published by Viking… read more

Mr. Ellsberg talked about his book, Secrets: A Memoir of Vietnam and the Pentagon Papers, published by Viking Press. Mr. Ellsberg was a Defense Department analyst in 1971 when he released, without permission, the Pentagon Papers to the New York Times for publication. The Pentagon Papers were based on a top-secret study documenting the pattern of United States interest in Vietnam over the previous three decades. Once they were published, the United States government won a restraining order against the New York Times preventing further publication. The government indicted Mr. Ellsberg and a colleague on theft, conspiracy, and espionage charges, which were eventually dropped. After the presentation Mr. Ellsberg answered questions from members of the audience. close

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Category:
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Location:
Nashville, Tennessee, United States
First Aired:
Oct 27, 2002
Last Aired:
Sep 5, 2010

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  • Oct 27, 2002 | 1:59pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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