Daniel Ellsberg

Daniel Ellsberg in 2006

Daniel Ellsberg (born April 7, 1931) is a 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 US government decision-making about the Vietnam War, to The New York Times and other newspapers.

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  • We weren't on the wrong side. We are the wrong side.
    • Hearts and Minds (1974), a documentary of the Vietnam War

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