"The Post" Film Renews Interest in Pentagon Papers

Steven Spielberg’s latest film, The Post, has generated renewed interest in the history surrounding the Pentagon Papers and Daniel Ellsberg’s role, only briefly highlighted in the film.

The Oscar-nominated documentary The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers presents the full backstory of the man who started it all, the Vietnam War, and the top-secret papers he revealed.

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“The Ill-Fated Sister:—A Case of Unjust Discrimination.” A forlorn female Puerto Rico looks on as President McKinley rides past, carrying a well-dressed female Hawaii and Uncle Sam on a buggy labeled “Free Trade.” Puck 47 (April 25, 1900).

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