Daniel Ellsberg worked on the Top Secret McNamara study of U.S. Decision-making in Vietnam, 1945-68, which later came to be known as the Pentagon Papers. His book Secrets: A Memoir of Vietnam and the Pentagon Papers reached bestseller lists across the nation.
This speech was given at The Future of Freedom Foundation’s June 2007 conference, “Restoring the Republic: Foreign Policy & Civil Liberties” held in Reston, Virginia.
Daniel Ellsberg was born in Detroit in 1931. After graduating from Harvard in ...