Blog #7 – Daniel Ellsberg

Quick Thought: What does it take to do what Daniel Ellsberg did? It’s been decades and I’m still in awe of the man. Is he the most dangerous man in America? I’ll leave that to you. What I do know is – he’s one of the most important figures in American history.



Required: Would you do what Ellsberg did knowing what happened to him? Would you blow the whistle?

Required: What three questions would you ask Ellsberg?

Feel free to go your own way but here are some to guide you:

Should the press be allowed to publish government secrets? Why/why not.

What are your thoughts on Daniel Ellsberg? Is he (or was he) the most dangerous man in America?

Expand on Ellsberg especially after the documentary you just watched.

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