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Most dangerous : Daniel Ellsberg and the secret history of the Vietnam War

Author: Steve Sheinkin; Ray Porter
Publisher: [New York] : Listening Library, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Biography : Secondary (senior high) school : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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On June 13, 1971, the front page of the New York Times announced the existence of a 7,000-page collection of documents containing a secret history of the Vietnam War. Known as The Pentagon Papers, these documents had been comissioned by Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara. Chronicling every action the government had taken in the Vietnam War, they revealed a pattern of deception spanning over twenty years and four  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Audiobooks
Biography
History
Juvenile literature
Named Person: Daniel Ellsberg; Daniel Ellsberg; Daniel Ellsberg; Daniel Ellsberg; Daniel Ellsberg
Material Type: Biography, Audio book, etc., Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Steve Sheinkin; Ray Porter
ISBN: 9780553552751 0553552759 9780553552775 0553552775
OCLC Number: 899228687
Notes: Title from container.
Compact discs.
Credits: Executive producer, Aaron Blank ; director, Tony Hudz.
Performer(s): Read by Ray Porter.
Awards: 2016 YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults
Target Audience: 9-12.
Description: 7 audio discs (7 hr., 52 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: Steve Sheinkin.

Abstract:

On June 13, 1971, the front page of the New York Times announced the existence of a 7,000-page collection of documents containing a secret history of the Vietnam War. Known as The Pentagon Papers, these documents had been comissioned by Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara. Chronicling every action the government had taken in the Vietnam War, they revealed a pattern of deception spanning over twenty years and four presidencies, and forever changed the relationship between American citizens and the politicans claiming to represent their interests.

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