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Pentagon Papers: Articles

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Key Terms


Defense information, classified -- United States

Ellsberg, Daniel

Freedom of information

Freedom of the press -- United States

Government, Resistance to -- Moral and ethical aspects

National security -- United States

New York Times Company -- Trials, litigation, etc.

Pentagon Papers

Political activists -- United States -- Biography

Political crimes and offenses -- United States

Press and politics -- United States

Russo, Anthony J.

Security classification (Government documents) -- United States

Sheehan, Neil

United States -- Military policy

Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Press coverage

Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States

Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- United States

Whistle blowing -- United States