Daniel Ellsberg on Nuclear War Planning and Policy
The University of Massachusetts, Amherst recently announced the acquisition of the papers of Daniel Ellsberg, which became part of their special collections library. In an event marking the acquisition, Pentagon Papers whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg discussed his career and the problem of nuclear weapons, which he said coincided with his 88 years of life. Ellsberg’s most recent book, The Doomsday Machine: Confessions of a Nuclear War Planner, details his pre-Pentagon Papers work as a strategic analyst for the RAND corporation, Pentagon, and White House specializing in nuclear war decision-making issues. He also discussed the role of whistleblowers in the 21st century. close
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