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Ellsberg, Daniel

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Papers on the war by Daniel Ellsberg( Book )

31 editions published between 1972 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Critique of U. S. policies in Vietnam
The most dangerous man in America : Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon papers( Visual )

12 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1971, Daniel Ellsberg, a high-level Pentagon official and Vietnam War strategist, concludes that the war is based on decades of lies and leaks 7,000 pages of top secret documents to the New York Times, making headlines around the world. ... one man's profound change of heart created a landmark struggle involving America's newspapers, its president, and the Supreme Court--a political thriller whose events led directly to Watergate, Nixon's resignation, and the end of the Vietnam War."--Container
The sixties : the years that shaped a generation( Visual )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 1,032 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary features revealing interviews with the prominent figures of the era including: Barbara Ehrenreich, Daniel Ellsberg, Jesse Jackson, Tom Hayden, Arlo Guthrie, Henry Kissinger, Norman Mailer, Robert McNamara, Ed Messe III and Bobby Seale
Hijacking catastrophe : 9/11, fear & the selling of American empire( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film discusses how the events of September 11, 2001 have influenced United States politics, from advancing a pre-existing military agenda to curtailing civil liberties and social programs. Places the Bush administration's justifications for the war in the context of the struggle by neo-conservatives to increase American power globally by means of force. Contends that the administration has deliberately manipulated intelligence, political imagery, and fear to garner support for American military intervention
Hearts and minds by Peter Davis( Visual )

6 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in English and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the American involvement in Vietnam, and is a chronicle of the war from a psychological perspective. Includes interviews with General William Westmoreland, former Secretary of Defense Clark Clifford, Senator William Fulbright, Walt Rostow, and Daniel Ellsberg, as well as American Vietnam veterans and Vietnamese leaders. Presidents Truman, Kennedy, Johnson, and Nixon are shown in rare footage
Shadows of liberty( Visual )

13 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Shadows of Liberty reveals the extraordinary truth behind the news media: censorship, cover-ups, and corporate control. Filmmaker Jean-Philippe Tremblay takes a journey through the darker corridors of the US media, where global conglomerates call the shots. For decades, their overwhelming influence has distorted news journalism and compromised its values.Tracing the story of media manipulation through the years, Shadows of Liberty poses a crucial question: why have we let a handful of powerful corporations write the news? We're left in no doubt--media reform is urgent and freedom of the press is fundamental."--Container
Risk, ambiguity, and decision by Daniel Ellsberg( Book )

19 editions published between 1962 and 2016 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ellsberg elaborates on ""Risk, Ambiguity, and the Savage Axioms"" and mounts a powerful challenge to the dominant theory of rational decision in this book
Things that can and cannot be said : essays and conversations by Arundhati Roy( Book )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of essays and conversations between the authors as they reflect on their conversations with Daniel Ellsberg and Edward Snowden. They discuss the nature of the state, empire, and surveillance in an era of perpetual war, the meaning of flags and patriotism, the role of foundations and NGOs in limiting dissent, and the ways in which capital but not people can freely cross borders.--
The end of America( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In a stunning indictment of sweeping policy changes during the Bush years, author Naomi Wolf makes a chilling case that American democracy is under threat. Investigating parallels between our current situation and the rise of dictators and fascism in once-free societies, Wolf uncovers a number of deeply disturbing similarities - from the use of paramilitary groups and secret prisons to the targeted suspension of the rule of law"--Container
Ethos : a time for change( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hosted by actor and activist Woody Harrelson, Ethos lifts the lid on a Pandora's Box of systemic issues that guarantee failure in every aspect of human lives, from the environment to democracy and even personal liberty. From conflicts of interest in politics to unregulated corporate power, to a military industrial complex that just about owns the government, the system cannot be changed until people know how it works. Ethos shows how to make meaningful and sustainable change
The doomsday machine : confessions of a nuclear war planner by Daniel Ellsberg( )

16 editions published between 2016 and 2019 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Doomsday Machine is thus a real-life Dr. Strangelove story and an ultimately hopeful--and powerfully important--book about not just our country, but the future of the world
Secrets : a memoir of Vietnam and the Pentagon papers by Daniel Ellsberg( Recording )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Daniel Ellsberg relates the story of his conversion from a Pentagon official and staunch supporter of America's war against communism to an impassioned anti-war activist. In October 1969, he smuggled classified documents out of his office and made public a top secret study of decision-making in Vietnam. He explains why he published what became known as the Pentagon Papers
Things that can and cannot be said : essays and conversations by Arundhati Roy( Recording )

6 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this examination of surveillance, empire, and power, Arundhati Roy and John Cusack describe meeting with National Security Agency whistleblower Ed Snowden. The result is a series of essays and dialogues in which the authors reflect on their conversations with Snowden
Philip Zimbardo and Daniel Ellsberg in conversation : "Psychology and the new heroism : why people are willing to take courageous nonviolent action in defense of ethical principles"( Visual )

2 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two icons of progressive thought in America met for the first time to discuss a salient question for our times: why are some people willing to take courageous nonviolent action in defense of ethical principals--even at personal risk to themselves? This video captures their conversation and calls for a new era of truth-telling by citizens privy to crucial and often classified information that the public deserves to know
The day Lộc Tiên was pacified by Daniel Ellsberg( Book )

7 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A description of conditions at one of three neighboring hamlets on the day of the formal ceremony in which the three were to be declared "pacified" and "secure" from Viet Cong attack. The situation that has prevailed throughout Vietnam was apparent at Loc Tien. Even in areas of relative security, the Revolutionary Development Cadre teams have had little success in inducing people to make a commitment to the GVN or to resist the Viet Cong. In contested areas, the task is hopeless in that the villagers do not have even minimally adequate security against Viet Cong attack
Some lessons from failure in Vietnam by Daniel Ellsberg( Book )

6 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The document is comprised of comments made by the author to the formal papers read at a conference on the subject 'Vietnam, Lessons and Mislessons'. Topics include: The American way of war; The basis of public revulsion; The U.S. Government as a slow learner; The impact of not learning; U.S. intervention, occupation, and reform; The relevance of political reform
The theory and practice of blackmail by Daniel Ellsberg( Book )

5 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An examination of the anatomy of blackmail, policy, risks, deterrence, the scope, the art of
A year of disobedience by Joseph Daniel( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A photo-documentary on the demonstrations, civil disobedience, arrests and trials of thousands of people against the Rocky Flats nuclear weapons plant in Colorado
Kahn on winning in Vietnam : a review by Daniel Ellsberg( Book )

4 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This review of Can We Win in Vietnam? by Frank Armbruster, Raymond Gastil, Herman Kahn, William Pfaff, and Edmund Stillman, praises the book's "adversarial format," in which the views of the writers are presented separately, in roundtable discussion, and are comparatively analyzed by Kahn. Armbruster, Gastil, and Kahn consider themselves in substantial agreement with the Administration, yet they propose radical changes in our Vietnam policy. That these measures underrate Viet Cong strengths and the political aspects of the struggle in general is not their worst fault. The assertions with which they are proposed (there is much "room for improvement" in Vietnam and the "possibilities" for improvement are "great") ignore the failures of the past 7 years and are inadequate for a policy discussion of today. What must be told the President is not that "we may yet win," but the odds (on adoption of policies, implementation, VC and GVN counters, effectiveness), the costs, the time required, and the risks. Only Stillman and Pfaff seriously address themselves to the "we" in the title question and give needed consideration to American limitations
Public goods and public bads : comments on Mancur Olson's "The optimal institutional mix" by Daniel Ellsberg( Book )

4 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The document contains comments on one author's views regarding the relations between types of governments and the public programs engaged in by them
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Hearts and minds
Hearts and mindsRisk, ambiguity, and decisionSecrets : a memoir of Vietnam and the Pentagon papersTest of loyalty : Daniel Ellsberg and the rituals of secret governmentWild man : the life and times of Daniel EllsbergThe human tradition in the Vietnam eraSecrets : revealing the Pentagon papers: a memoir
Alternative Names
Daniel Ellsberg Amerikaans auteur

Daniel Ellsberg amerikansk økonom og whistleblower

Daniel Ellsberg économiste et lanceur d'alertes américain

Daniel Ellsberg militare e economista statunitense

Daniel Ellsberg US-amerikanischer Ökonom und „Whistleblower“ der „Pentagon-Papiere“

Ντάνιελ Έλσμπεργκ

Даніель Еллсберг

Эллсберг, Даниэль

דניאל אלסברג

دانيال إلسبيرغ

دانیل السبرگ افسر، اقتصاددان، و نویسنده آمریکایی

ඩැනියෙල් එල්ස්බර්ග්

대니얼 엘즈버그

エルズバーグ, ダニエル

ダニエル・エルズバーグ アメリカ合衆国の経済学者、核戦略研究者、平和運動家