February 22, 2018

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Most Dangerous: Daniel Ellsberg and the Secret History of the Vietnam War

Steve Sheinkin. Roaring Brook.

Gr 7 Up–Sheinkin’s gripping and explosive story of Daniel Ellsberg, whose decision to release copies of the Pentagon Papers to the press transformed public opinion about the Vietnam War and shattered Americans’ trust in the government, immerses teens in this turbulent era. This expertly researched and provocative work will enthrall readers and have them questioning authority and pondering the role of the media and the ethics of whistle-blowing.

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