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Presentation at the University of California, Santa Barbara, on October 25th, 2002. Reposting today for the 50th anniversary of the release of the Pentagon Papers.

Voices Series: In 1971 Defense Department analyst, former U.S. Marine company commander and anti-Communist Daniel Ellsberg leaked the Pentagon Papers to the media. In this talk, Ellsberg presents an explosive inside account of how and why he helped bring an end to the Vietnam War and Richard Nixon’s presidency. He also talks about the current potential for war with Iraq and why he feels that would be a major mistake for the United States.