Daniel Ellsberg ("Pentagon Papers") Trial (1972-73):
 Selected Links & Bibliography
by Douglas O. Linder

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).