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Wild Man The Life and Times of Daniel Ellsberg

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Wild Man The Life and Times of Daniel Ellsberg by Wells, Tom, 9780230619791
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  • ISBN: 9780230619791 | 0230619797
  • Cover: Paperback
  • Copyright: 9/15/2009
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In March 1971, Daniel Ellsberg gave The New York Times access to a classified government report revealing the secret history of the Vietnam War. Ellsberg, a former Vietnam Marine, said he violated national security to protest an illegal war. The release of the Pentagon Papers exploded in controversy. Ellsberg was indicted for espionage; charges were dropped when it was revealed that Nixon operatives burglarized the office of Ellsberg's psychiatrist in order to discredit him. Wild Man is the first biography of the man at center stage in one of the most remarkable periods in American history. What drove this cold war intellectual to break the law? A richly detailed tale of the times, this indelible portrait of the hawk-turned-dove who tried single-handedly to end the war will stand as one of the great American stories.

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