Film: The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers
USA, 2008 (Not Rated)
Judith Ehrlich, Director
English (92 min.)
2:00 & 4:30 p.m. Sunday
Central Library Theater
140 East Main Street
Free & Open To The Public.
Revisit a pivotal point in American history in this documentary that chronicles Pentagon insider Daniel Ellsberg's daring endeavor to leak top-secret government papers that disclosed shocking truths about the Vietnam War and Nixon's presidency. Judith Ehrlich and Rick Goldsmith direct this absorbing, Oscar-nominated account that features compelling interviews with Ellsberg, retired New York Times editor Max Frankel and other key figures.
There will be a short "audience participation discussion " on free speech/freedom of the press following the 2:00 p.m. showing lead by Professor Scoobie Ryan, associate director of UK's School of Journalism & Telecommunications. The UK Student Chapter of the Society for Professional Journalists will host a reception in Conference Room A between the two film showings.
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