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The Most Dangerous Man in America Trailer

Preview: Season 23 Episode 14 | 2m 30s

2010 Oscar Nominee - Best Documentary Feature: In 1971, Daniel Ellsberg, a leading Vietnam War strategist, concludes that America's role in the war is based on decades of lies. He leaks 7,000 pages of top-secret documents to The New York Times, a daring act of conscience that leads directly to Watergate, President Nixon's resignation and the end of the Vietnam War.

Aired: 10/04/10

Rating: NR

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