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3.6
90 Ratings

The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers

United States, 2009
Documentary

Synopsis

Daniel Ellsberg was a valued strategist inside the American government until he leaked the Pentagon Papers and exposed the lies of the Vietnam War. This thrilling documentary chronicles this momentous chapter in history and how Richard Nixon’s obsession over the case brought down his own government.

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The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers Directed by Judith Ehrlich, Rick Goldsmith

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

2010 | Nominee: Best Documentary, Features

National Board of Review

2009 | 2 wins including: Freedom of Expression Award

International Documentary Association

2011 | Nominee: Video Source Award

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