Monday, August 22, 2016

The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers

The story of Daniel Ellsberg, the Pentagon official who in 1971 at person peril leaked thousands of top secret pages to the press on the Vietnam War, a conflict which he himself had personally helped architect. Judith Ehrlich and Richard Goldsmith's documentary is not dressed up or apparently made with a lot of money, but still manages to be an engrossing, comprehensive record on a self-important whistleblower.
*** 1/2 out of ****