Daniel Ellsberg

Daniel Ellsberg

Daniel Ellsberg is an activist and former United States military analyst who, while employed by the RAND Corporation, precipitated a national political controversy in 1971 when he released the Pentagon Papers, a top-secret Pentagon study of U.S. government decision-making in relation to the Vietnam War, to 'The New York Times' and other newspapers. Wikipedia*

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Daniel Ellsberg has 23 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1987 Call-In. The year with the most videos was 2008 with five videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2003 with an average of 24,876 views per program. Most appearances with James Goodale (3), David McReynolds (2), George Freeman (2). Most common tags: Vietnam War, Iraq Occupation/Reconstruction (05/02/03-08/31/10), Nixon, Richard.

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Analyst, Department of Defense c. January 1, 1967 - c. January 1, 1969 Videos: 23

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  • Vietnam War Protesters Tribute

    Vietnam War Protesters Tribute

    Anti-Vietnam War activists reunited to discuss the 50th anniversary of the movement and the importance of peace protests in…

  • Role of Government Whistleblowers

    Role of Government Whistleblowers

    Daniel Ellsberg talked about the role of government whistleblowers. Topics included his support of Edward Snowden, his view of…

  • Whistleblower Tour

    Whistleblower Tour

    National security whistle-blowers explained the challenges they faced when trying to expose wrongdoing or violations of the law and discussed the critical balance between…

  • <em>Top Secret: The Battle for the Pentagon Papers</em>

    Top Secret: The Battle for the Pentagon Papers

    Following a performance of the play Top Secret: The Battle for the Pentagon Papers, Victor Navasky moderated a discussion among…

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