All Articles on Pentagon Papers

Julian Assange (L) and Daniel Ellsberg meet in London on October 25, 2010. (Photo: Robert Wallis/Corbis/Getty Images) News
Daniel Ellsberg Tells UK Court That US Seeks Both 'Revenge' Against Julian Assange and to 'Crush' Future Whistleblowers
The Pentagon Papers leaker previously called Assange's prosecution the most "significant attack on freedom of the press" since his 1971 case.
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Julian Assange after being arrested by U.K. authorities in May. Views
Trump Against the First Amendment
It's a potential calamity for the First Amendment and a free press
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Driven as always by self-interest and opportunism, Trump has now flipped from professing his “love” for WikiLeaks during the campaign to targeting Assange as part of the enemy. (Photo: Reuters) Views
Unequal Justice: Julian Assange Is an Enemy in Trump’s War on the First Amendment
Unless and until Assange’s prosecution is dismissed, no publication will be safe from the Administration’s vengeance and overreach
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The Truth-Teller: From the Pentagon Papers to the Doomsday Machine
Daniel Ellsberg discusses the continuing existential threat posed by the military-industrial complex
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Journalists should close ranks here against this abuse of the President's authority, and against Britain and Ecuador for violating the norms of asylum. (Photo: Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA) Views
Daniel Ellsberg Speaks Out on the Arrest of Julian Assange
"Without whistleblowers we would not have a democracy. And there have to be people to distribute work and publish it."
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In 'Blistering' Report, Journalism Watchdog Condemns DNC Lawsuit Against WikiLeaks as Severe Threat to Free Press
"Imagine if Trump had the power to go after 'leakers' for 'conspiracy.'"
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In First Joint Appearance, Noam Chomsky and Daniel Ellsberg to Talk Nuclear War
"The fact that Noam and Dan share a history related to the Pentagon Papers will certainly add a historical significance to the event."
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What Spielberg’s The Post — and Our Textbooks — Leave Out
Sadly, too many textbooks found in the nation's school hide pretty much everything that is important in the world — from the roots of American racism, to the war against Mexico; and from the causes and consequences of climate change, to, yes, the nature of the Vietnam War.
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"To Graham, men like McNamara and Kissinger -- the main war architects for Presidents Lyndon Johnson and Richard Nixon -- were wonderful human beings." (Photo: youtube/screenshot) Views
The Real Story Behind Katharine Graham and “The Post”
The Washington Post was instrumental in avidly promoting the lies that made the Vietnam War possible in the first place.
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Will Trump’s Tax Records Be the Next Pentagon Papers?
A broad coalition of activists is agitating to force the release of Donald Trump’s tax returns, but it may turn out that the only way we’ll ever see his records is if someone leaks them to the media.
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