Daniel Ellsberg reveals that the Pentagon Papers were not the first classified documents he removed from his workplace, and some are still relevant today.
The former military analyst shares his thoughts on the future of U.S. intelligence with Truthdig Editor in Chief Robert Scheer. [Transcript added.]
Cartoonist and author Seth Tobocman’s biography documents key cases in the career of the Pentagon Papers defense attorney.Cartoonist and author Seth Tobocman’s biography documents key cases in the career of the Pentagon Papers defense attorney, .
The Los Angeleno was involved with prime ministers, presidents and kings and played a major role in some of the most significant political events of the latter half of the 20th century. A documentary by Patty Sharaf chronicles his life.
The man who famously leaked the Pentagon Papers sits down with Judy Gumbo Albert to discuss the large-scale acts of civil disobedience against the Vietnam War.The man who famously leaked the Pentagon Papers sits down with activist Judy Gumbo Albert to discuss the large-scale acts of civil disobedience against the Vietnam War.
This is the narrative result of an encounter between Cusack, Roy and whistleblowers Edward Snowden and Daniel Ellsberg. Cusack and Roy provide their own accounts and joint conversations.
On the second anniversary of Snowden's historic act of civil disobedience, it is worth reviewing what has changed -- and what has not.
Anthony J. Russo blew the whistle on American torture policy in Vietnam and on an intelligence debacle at the center of the decision-making that helped turn that war into a nightmare. Neither of his revelations saw the light of day in his own time or ours. And while Daniel Ellsberg remains a major figure for his role in releasing the Pentagon Papers, Russo is a forgotten man.
Mark Udall, the outgoing Democratic senator from Colorado, may be a lame duck, leaving office in less than a week. But his most important work in the Senate may still be before him.