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Author Sheinkin, Steve, author.

Title Most dangerous : Daniel Ellsberg and the secret history of the Vietnam War / Steve Sheinkin.

Publication Info. New York : Roaring Brook Press, 2015.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 PCMS True Stories  TR SHEINKIN    ---  Available
 PHS Non-Fiction  959.7 Sheinkin    ---  DUE 10-01-19 Billed
 Pittsburg 1st Fl Young Adult Non-Fiction  YA 959.704 She    ---  Available
Edition First edition.
Description 370 pages : map, photographs ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Source NBK 01/16 PPLY
Study Program AR UG RL 6.7 11.0 176659EN PCMS.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Part I: Insider -- Cold warrior -- Day one -- Hostile action -- Welcome Americans -- Wider war -- Patricia -- Limited operations -- Diving board -- Kill ratio -- Escalation -- Break-up -- Making progress -- Search and destroy -- Lasting impression -- Part II: Secrets and lies -- Credibility gap -- The power of leaks -- Low point -- Madman theory -- The Pentagon Papers -- Whole vote -- Night work -- Troublemaker -- Behind the mask -- Bridges burned -- War room -- A matter of patriotism -- Part III: Outsider -- Slow build -- Mr. Boston -- Underground -- Arrest -- Fame -- The plumbers -- Bag job -- Consequences -- Preposterous -- Peace with honor? -- Bizarre events -- Painful truth -- Epilogue: History repeats.
Indexed In: Junior Library Guild
Summary On June 13, 1971, the New York Times announced that a secret history of the Vietnam War existed. Daniel Ellsberg, who leaked the documents, was soon called "the most dangerous man in America."
Audience 15 & up.
10 & up.
Awards A Junior Library Guild selection (JLG)
Horn Book Award 2016
Subject Ellsberg, Daniel -- Juvenile literature.
Ellsberg, Daniel.
Ellsberg, Daniel.
Rand Corporation -- Employees -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Rand Corporation -- Employees -- Biography.
Rand Corporation -- Employees -- Biography.
Pentagon Papers -- Juvenile literature.
Pentagon Papers.
Pentagon Papers.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Whistle blowing -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- United States.
Whistle blowing -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- United States.
Whistle blowing -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
United States -- Foreign relations -- Vietnam -- Juvenile literature.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1969-1974 -- Juvenile literature.
Vietnam -- Foreign relations -- United States -- Juvenile literature..
United States -- Foreign relations -- Vietnam.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1969-1974.
Vietnam -- Foreign relations -- United States.
United States -- Foreign relations -- Vietnam.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1969-1974.
Vietnam -- Foreign relations -- United States.
ISBN 9781596439528

 
    
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