Mar 5-11 & 13-14: Pentagon papers film

The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers. Recently nominated for an Oscar, this finely crafted documentary has all the suspense of a snappy thriller. It's the captivating true story of Daniel Ellsberg, a former Marine, Pentagon employee and military analyst, who in 1971, performed one of the most daring whistle-blowing acts of the century – leaking copies of the top-secret history of our involvement in Vietnam to The New York Times. This is an exhilarating story of moral courage that touched off a landmark struggle between the press, the president, and the Supreme Court. (Judith Ehrlich & Rick Goldsmith; USA; 2009; 93 min)

More information on Pittsburgh Filmmakers site; trailer on YouTube.

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