The most dangerous man in America Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon papers /

In 1971, Daniel Ellsberg, a high-level Pentagon official and Vietnam War strategist, concludes that the war is based on decades of lies and leaks 7,000 pages of top secret documents to the New York Times, making headlines around the world. One man's profound change of heart created a landmark s...

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Corporate Authors: Kovno Communications.
Insight Productions.

Independent Television Service.

First-Run Features (Firm)
Other Authors: Ehrlich, Judith.
Goldsmith, Rick.
Format: Movie DVD
Language:English
Published:[United States] : First Run Features, 2010.
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Summary:In 1971, Daniel Ellsberg, a high-level Pentagon official and Vietnam War strategist, concludes that the war is based on decades of lies and leaks 7,000 pages of top secret documents to the New York Times, making headlines around the world. One man's profound change of heart created a landmark struggle involving America's newspapers, its president, and the Supreme Court, a political thriller whose events led directly to Watergate, Nixon's resignation, and the end of the Vietnam War.
Language Notes:Closed-captioned.
General Notes:Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2009.
Special features: The Nixon tapes; Woody Harrelson and Naomi Wolf on Ellsberg; Daniel Ellsburg today; filmmaker's biographyies.
Physical Description:1 videodisc (94 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details:DVD, widescreen.