The Day the Presses Stopped: A History of the Pentagon Papers Case

The Day the Presses Stopped: A History of the Pentagon Papers Case

by David Rudenstine
     
 

ISBN-10: 0520086724

ISBN-13: 9780520086722

Pub. Date: 06/13/1996

Publisher: University of California Press

This bold account provides an original perspective on one of the most significant legal struggles in American history: the Nixon administration's efforts to prohibit the New York Times and the Washington Post from publishing the 7,000-page, top-secret Pentagon Papers, which traced U.S. involvement in Vietnam.
In his gripping account of this

Overview

This bold account provides an original perspective on one of the most significant legal struggles in American history: the Nixon administration's efforts to prohibit the New York Times and the Washington Post from publishing the 7,000-page, top-secret Pentagon Papers, which traced U.S. involvement in Vietnam.
In his gripping account of this highly charged case, Rudenstine examines new evidence, raises difficult questions, and challenges conventional views of a historic moment.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520086722
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
06/13/1996
Pages:
278
Product dimensions:
6.37(w) x 9.22(h) x 1.44(d)

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