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Pentagon Papers Whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg Has Died

Posted on AllSides June 16th, 2023
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Associated Press

Daniel Ellsberg, who became one of the most important anti-war whistleblowers in U.S. history when he leaked the Pentagon Papers to the media in 1971, died Friday, according to a statement from his family.

The 92-year-old revealed in March that he’d been diagnosed with inoperable pancreatic cancer and had about three to six months left to live.

“As I look back on the last sixty years of my life, I think there is no greater cause to which I could have dedicated my efforts,” Ellsberg wrote of his anti-war activism...

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