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Sid Zion on breaking Ellsberg, 1971

Thursday, August 18, 2011

The publication of the Pentagon Papers by the New York Times in 1971 caused more than a commotion --it precipitated the first of the "credibility gaps" between the US government and the American public. Listen to a interview with Sidney Zion, shortly after he broke the story on Daniel Ellsberg supplying the documents to the paper.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Daniel Ellsberg On Wikileaks

Friday, December 10, 2010

Read a summary of this conversation at It's A Free Country.

Daniel Ellsberg discusses the Wikileaks case, which he sees as analogous to his 1971 leak of the Pentagon Papers.

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