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PBS NewsHour | 40 Years After Leak, Weighing the Impact of the Pentagon Papers | PBS

Duration: 10:36
Program: PBS NewsHour #10048
Broadcast Date: Jun. 13, 2011

In 1971, parts of a secret Pentagon report began to surface in The New York Times calling the Vietnam War's validity into question. Forty years later, the Pentagon Papers were declassified and released in full Monday. Jeffrey Brown discusses the leak's significance with historian Michael Beschloss and journalist Sanford Ungar.

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Post Date: June 14, 2011