Daniel Ellsberg Up Close on P.O.V.

Posted on October 5, 2010

In 1971, Dr. Daniel Ellsberg, a top war planner, leaked top-secret documents to The New York Times that led to what many consider the toppling of President Nixon and the end of the Vietnam War. THE MOST DANGEROUS MAN IN AMERICA: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers — airing Tuesday night on P.O.V. (check local listings) — looks at how one man risked it all and transformed the American political landscape. Get a behind the scenes look at the ITVS-funded documentary from filmmakers Judith Ehrlich and Rick Goldsmith.


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