Daniel Ellsberg During His Trial


National Security Archive, The Pentagon Papers: Secrets, Lies and Audiotapes

Pentagon Papers (Gravel Edition, Full Text)

Archipelago, Senator Mike Gravel's Introduction to the Pentagon Papers (with assorted documents)

Pentagon Papers (Wikipedia)

Nixon Tapes: Discussing Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers (nixontapes.org)

Additional Reading:


Ellsberg, Daniel. Secrets: A Memoir of Vietnam and the Pentagon Papers (Penguin, 2003).

Herring, George (editor). The Pentagon Papers (McGraw-Hill, 1993).


Prados, John and Porter, Margaret Pratt. Inside the Pentagon Papers (University of Kansas Press, 2004).


Rudenstine, David. The Day the Presses Stopped: A History of the Pentagon Papers Case (Univ. of Calif. Press, 1996).


Salter, Kenneth W. The Pentagon Papers Trial (Editorial Justa, 1975).


Schrag, Peter. Test of Loyalty: Daniel Ellsberg and the Rituals of Secret Government (Touchstone, 1975).

Ungar, Sanford J. The Papers and the Papers: An Account of the Legal and Political Battle Over the Pentagon Papers (Notable Trials Library, 1996).




The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers (First Run Features, 2010)(Judith Erlich and Rick Goldsmith, directors).


The Pentagon Papers (Paramount, 2003)(Rod Holcomb, director).


Top Secret: The Battle for the Pentagon Papers (L.A. Theatre Works, 1999)(by Geoffrey Cowan and Leroy Aarons).