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Vietnam War A collection of documents related to Ellsberg’s interest and participation in the Vietnam War.

“Daniel Ellsberg went to Vietnam for the first time in September 1961 as part of a Pentagon fact-finding task force. He hoped to learn that the South Vietnamese government of Ngo Dinh Diem, with U.S. backing, was defeating the Communist-led … Continue reading

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