Daniel Ellsberg

Daniel Ellsberg

Born: April 7, 1931

Nationality: American

Occupation: Celebrity

Biography: Daniel Ellsberg is a former United States military analyst who, while employed by the RAND Corporation, precipitated a national political controversy in 1971 when he released the Pentagon Papers, a top-secret Pentagon study of U.S. government decision-making in relation to the Vietnam War, to The New York Times and other newspapers. He was awarded the Right Livelihood Award in 2006.

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