The Pentagon Papers The Secret History of the Vietnam War By Neil Sheehan, By Hedrick Smith, Foreword by James L. Greenfield, By E. W. Kenworthy, By Fox Butterfield
 
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Published by The New York Times in 1971, The Pentagon Papers riveted an already deeply divided nation with startling and disturbing revelations about the United States' involvement in Vietnam. The Washington Post called them "the most significant leaks of classified material in American history" and they remain relevant today as a reminder of the importance of a free press. Indeed, they are a focal point of The Post, a new film by Steven Spielberg about that era.

With a new foreword by James L. Greenfield, this edition of the Pulitzer Prize winning series is sure to provoke discussion about government deception and the public's right to know, and shed some light on issues in the past and present so that we can better understand and improve the future.

TitleThe Pentagon Papers
SubtitleThe Secret History of the Vietnam War
AuthorBy Neil Sheehan, By Hedrick Smith, Foreword by James L. Greenfield, By E. W. Kenworthy, By Fox Butterfield
PublisherSkyhorse Publishing
ImprintRacehorse Publishing
Published12 December 2017
FormatPaperback
ISBN-139781631582929
Pages848
Dimensions6.00 x 9.00in.

About the author

Neil Sheehan is the author of A Fiery Peace in a Cold War and A Bright Shining Lie, which won the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize for nonfiction in 1989. He spent three years in Vietnam as a war correspondent for United Press International and the New York Times and won numerous awards for his reporting. In 1971, he obtained the Pentagon Papers, which brought the Times the Pulitzer Prize Gold Medal for meritorious public service. Sheehan lives in Washington, DC. He is married to the writer Susan Sheehan.

E. W. Kenworthy worked at the New York Times for nearly thirty years, in both New York and Washington. He passed away in January 1993.

Fox Butterfield is an American journalist and author. His work has been read and acclaimed widely, having received both a Pulitzer Prize for his role in publishing the Pentagon Papers, and a National Book Award for China: Alive in the Bitter Sea.

Hedrick Smith is an American journalist, producer, and correspondent. During twenty-six years at the New York Times, he covered the civil rights struggle, the Vietnam War, the Cold War, among many other monumental events in America history.

James L. Greenfield was the US secretary of state for public affairs as well as an editor for the New York Times for more than twenty years. He directly contributed to the publication of the Pentagon Papers and later founded the Independent Journalism Foundation.

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