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Pentagon Papers

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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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"Report of the Office of the Secretary of Defense Vietnam Task Force ("Pentagon Papers")" database with images Fold3 (https://www.fold3.com//title/763/pentagon-papers: accessed April 20, 2021)

Publication Title
Pentagon Papers
Total Records
8,292 · Complete: 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.