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Secrets

a memoir of Vietnam and the Pentagon papers

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This edition was published in by Viking in New York.

Written in English

498 pages

In 1971 former Cold War hard-liner Daniel Ellsberg made history by releasing the Pentagon Papers-a 7,000-page top-secret study of U.S. decision-making in Vietnam-to the New York Times and Washington Post. The document set in motion a chain of events that ended not only the Nixon presidency but the Vietnam War. In this remarkable memoir, Ellsberg describes in dramatic detail the two years he spent in Vietnam as a U.S. State Department observer, and how he came to risk his career and freedom to expose the deceptions and delusions that shaped three decades of American foreign policy. The story of one man's exploration of conscience, Secrets is also a portrait of America at a perilous crossroad.

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Secrets
2008, Penguin Group USA, Inc.
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Secrets: A Memoir of Vietnam and the Pentagon Papers
September 30, 2003, Penguin (Non-Classics)
in English
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Secrets: A Memoir of Vietnam and the Pentagon Papers
October 10, 2002, Highbridge Audio
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Secrets: A Memoir of Vietnam and the Pentagon Papers
October 10, 2002, Highbridge Audio
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Secrets: A Memoir of Vietnam and the Pentagon Papers
October 10, 2002, Viking Adult
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Secrets: a memoir of Vietnam and the Pentagon papers
2002, Viking
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In 1971 former Cold War hard-liner Daniel Ellsberg made history by releasing the Pentagon Papers-a 7,000-page top-secret study of U.S. decision-making in Vietnam-to the New York Times and Washington Post. The document set in motion a chain of events that ended not only the Nixon presidency but the Vietnam War. In this remarkable memoir, Ellsberg describes in dramatic detail the two years he spent in Vietnam as a U.S. State Department observer, and how he came to risk his career and freedom to expose the deceptions and delusions that shaped three decades of American foreign policy. The story of one man's exploration of conscience, Secrets is also a portrait of America at a perilous crossroad.

Secrets

a memoir of Vietnam and the Pentagon papers

This edition was published in by Viking in New York.


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 471-475) and index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
959.704/3373
Library of Congress
DS558 .E44 2002

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL3557512M
Internet Archive
secretsmemoirofv02ells
ISBN 10
0670030309
LC Control Number
2002016874
Library Thing
267987
Goodreads
1120152

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