06/12/2011 12:57 am ET Updated Aug 11, 2011

Daniel Ellsberg: The Crimes Richard Nixon Committed Against Me Are Now Legal

In the 1960s, Ellsberg was a high-level Pentagon official, a former Marine commander who believed the American government was always on the right side. But while working for the administration of Lyndon Johnson, Ellsberg had access to a top-secret document that revealed senior American leaders, including several presidents, knew that the Vietnam War was an unwinnable, tragic quagmire.

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