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The Pentagon Papers: As Published by the New York Times (1971)

by Neil Sheehan, Samuel Abt (Editor), Fox Butterfield, Gerald Gold (Editor), E. W. Kenworthy3 more, A. M. Rosenthal (Editor), Allan Siegal (Editor), Hedrick Smith

Other authors: Linda Amster (Chief of research), Eileen Butler (Editorial assistant), Vincent Caltagirone (Editorial assistant), Linda Charlton (Biographical sketches and highlights), Marie Courtney (Editorial assistant)10 more, Gail Fresco (Editorial assistant), James L. Greenfield (Supervision), Max Lowenthal (Assisting editor), Richard McSorley (Assisting editor), Catherine Patitucci (Editorial assistant), Renato Perez (Picture editor), Robert J. Rosenthal (Editorial assistant), Catherine L. Shea (Editorial assistant), Muriel Stokes (Editorial assistant), Leslie A. Tonner (Editorial assistant)

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"The WikiLeaks of its day" (Time) is as relevant as ever to present-day American politics."The most significant leaks of classified material in American history." -The Washington PostNot Fake News The basis for the 2018 film The Post, The Pentagon Papers are a series of articles, documents, and studies examining the Johnson Administration's lies to the public about the extent of US involvement in the Vietnam War, bringing to light shocking conclusions about America's true role in the conflict.Published by The New York Times in 1971, The Pentagon Papers riveted an already deeply divided nation with startling and disturbing revelations about the United States' involvement in Vietnam. The Washington Post called them "the most significant leaks of classified material in American history" and they remain relevant today as a reminder of the importance of a free press and First Amendment rights. The Pentagon Papers demonstrated that the government had systematically lied to both the public and to Congress.This incomparable volume includes: The Truman and Eisenhower Years: 1945-1960 by Fox ButterfieldOrigins of the Insurgency in South Vietnam by Fox Butterfield The Kennedy Years: 1961-1963 by Hedrick SmithThe Overthrow of Ngo Dinh Diem: May-November, 1963 by Hedrick SmithThe Covert War and Tonkin Gulf: February-August, 1964 by Neil SheehanThe Consensus to Bomb North Vietnam: August, 1964-February, 1965 by Neil SheehanThe Launching of the Ground War: March-July, 1965 by Neil SheehanThe Buildup: July, 1965-September, 1966 by Fox ButterfieldSecretary McNamara's Disenchantment: October, 1966-May, 1967 by Hedrick SmithThe Tet Offensive and the Turnaround by E. W. KenworthyAnalysis and CommentCourt RecordsBiographies of Key FiguresWith a brand-new foreword by James L. Greenfield, this edition of the Pulitzer Prize-winning story is sure to provoke discussion about free press and government deception, and shed some light on issues in the past and the present so that we can better understand and improve the future.… (more)
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Neil Sheehanprimary authorall editionscalculated
Abt, SamuelEditormain authorall editionsconfirmed
Butterfield, Foxmain authorall editionsconfirmed
Gold, GeraldEditormain authorall editionsconfirmed
Kenworthy, E. W.main authorall editionsconfirmed
Rosenthal, A. M.Editormain authorall editionsconfirmed
Siegal, AllanEditormain authorall editionsconfirmed
Smith, Hedrickmain authorall editionsconfirmed
Amster, LindaChief of researchsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Butler, EileenEditorial assistantsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Caltagirone, VincentEditorial assistantsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Charlton, LindaBiographical sketches and highlightssecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Courtney, MarieEditorial assistantsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Fresco, GailEditorial assistantsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Greenfield, James L.Supervisionsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Lowenthal, MaxAssisting editorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
McSorley, RichardAssisting editorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Patitucci, CatherineEditorial assistantsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Perez, RenatoPicture editorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Rosenthal, Robert J.Editorial assistantsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Shea, Catherine L.Editorial assistantsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Stokes, MurielEditorial assistantsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Tonner, Leslie A.Editorial assistantsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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"The WikiLeaks of its day" (Time) is as relevant as ever to present-day American politics."The most significant leaks of classified material in American history." -The Washington PostNot Fake News The basis for the 2018 film The Post, The Pentagon Papers are a series of articles, documents, and studies examining the Johnson Administration's lies to the public about the extent of US involvement in the Vietnam War, bringing to light shocking conclusions about America's true role in the conflict.Published by The New York Times in 1971, The Pentagon Papers riveted an already deeply divided nation with startling and disturbing revelations about the United States' involvement in Vietnam. The Washington Post called them "the most significant leaks of classified material in American history" and they remain relevant today as a reminder of the importance of a free press and First Amendment rights. The Pentagon Papers demonstrated that the government had systematically lied to both the public and to Congress.This incomparable volume includes: The Truman and Eisenhower Years: 1945-1960 by Fox ButterfieldOrigins of the Insurgency in South Vietnam by Fox Butterfield The Kennedy Years: 1961-1963 by Hedrick SmithThe Overthrow of Ngo Dinh Diem: May-November, 1963 by Hedrick SmithThe Covert War and Tonkin Gulf: February-August, 1964 by Neil SheehanThe Consensus to Bomb North Vietnam: August, 1964-February, 1965 by Neil SheehanThe Launching of the Ground War: March-July, 1965 by Neil SheehanThe Buildup: July, 1965-September, 1966 by Fox ButterfieldSecretary McNamara's Disenchantment: October, 1966-May, 1967 by Hedrick SmithThe Tet Offensive and the Turnaround by E. W. KenworthyAnalysis and CommentCourt RecordsBiographies of Key FiguresWith a brand-new foreword by James L. Greenfield, this edition of the Pulitzer Prize-winning story is sure to provoke discussion about free press and government deception, and shed some light on issues in the past and the present so that we can better understand and improve the future.

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