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    Pentagon Papers

    Records: 8,292Complete: 100%

    Originally leaked in 1971 to the NY Times and other papers by Daniel Ellsberg, a contributor to the top-secret Vietnam Study Task Force, the "Pentagon Papers" created controversy within the government by showing that the Johnson Administration had consistently lied to Congress regarding the U.S. policy in Vietnam. Now, for the first time, the full 7,000-page report is available online.

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    Fold3, Pentagon Papers ( : accessed February 9, 2023), database and images,

    Publication Title
    Pentagon Papers
    Total Records
    8,292Complete: 100%
    Content Source
    The National Archives logoThe National Archives
    Publication Number
    n/a
    Record Group
    330
    Published on Fold3
    11 Jul 2011
    Last Updated
    13 Jul 2011
    Description
    The top-secret Pentagon Papers, published by the New York Times in 1971, revealed to the American public damaging insights into the U.S. policy in Vietnam, 1940-1968.