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Pentagon Papers Declassified 40 Years after Publication

Posted June 13th, 2011 at 1:35 am (UTC-5)
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The U.S. National Archives is set to release the complete “Pentagon Papers” in Washington Monday, exactly 40 years after parts of the leaked government document first appeared in the New York Times. The then-classified study by the U.S. defense department showed the United States was secretly escalating the conflict in Vietnam while misleading Congress, the […]

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