Butte Silver Bow Public Library

Sheinkin, Steve.

Most dangerous : Daniel Ellsberg and the secret history of the Vietnam War / Steve Sheinkin. - First edition. - 370 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Prologue: Feasibility Study -- Part I. Insider -- Part II. Secrets and Lies -- Part III. Outsider -- Epilogue: History Repeats.

From Steve Sheinkin, the award-winning author of "The Port Chicago 50" and "Bomb "comes a tense, exciting exploration of what the Times deemed "the greatest story of the century": how Daniel Ellsberg transformed from obscure government analyst into "the most dangerous man in America," and risked everything to expose the government's deceit. On June 13, 1971, the front page of the New York Times announced the existence of a 7,000-page collection of documents containing a secret history of the Vietnam War. Known as The Pentagon Papers, these documents had been comissioned by Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara. Chronicling every action the government had taken in the Vietnam War, they revealed a pattern of deception spanning over twenty years and four presidencies, and forever changed the relationship between American citizens and the politicans claiming to represent their interests. -- Publisher description. "The story of Daniel Ellsberg and his decision to steal and publish secret documents about America's involvement in the Vietnam War"--

Ages 10 to 14.

9781596439528 1596439521


Ellsberg, Daniel--Juvenile literature.
Ellsberg, Daniel.
Ellsberg, Daniel.

Rand Corporation--Employees--Biography--Juvenile literature.
Rand Corporation--Employees--Biography.
Rand Corporation.

Vietnam War (1961-1975)

Pentagon Papers--Juvenile literature.
Pentagon Papers.
Pentagon Papers.

1900 - 1999

Whistle blowing--History--United States--20th century--Juvenile literature.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--United States--Juvenile literature.
Whistle blowing--History--United States--20th century.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975.
JUVENILE NONFICTION--History--20th Century.--United States
JUVENILE NONFICTION--History--Military & Wars.
JUVENILE NONFICTION--Biography & Autobiography--Historical.
Defense information, Classified
Diplomatic relations.
Politics and government
Whistle blowing.

United States--Foreign relations--Vietnam--Juvenile literature.
Vietnam--Foreign relations--United States--Juvenile literature.
United States--Politics and government--1969-1974--Juvenile literature.
United States--Foreign relations--Vietnam.
Vietnam--Foreign relations--United States.
United States--Politics and government--1969-1974.
United States.

Juvenile works.

CT275.E38518 / S54 2015


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