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Daniel Ellsberg: Willing to Risk Prosecution

Clip: Season 23 Episode 14 | 2m 59s

In this clip from "The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg" and the Pentagon Papers, Ellsberg talks about how the knowledge he had about the Pentagon Papers made him an accomplice to the government's secrets, and how he decided that he would be willing to risk prosecution to bring these secrets to light.

Aired: 10/05/10

Rating: TV-G

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