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Ellsberg's memoranda and correspondence while working at the RAND corporation. Covering 1961.
Topics: RAND, command and control
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A collection of notes on Iran and nuclear policy. ELS029-082a Notes on Iran and NPR. 2006-01-20. ELS029-082b Truth About US. 2006-05. ELS029-082c Nucs. 2006-05-16. ELS029-082d Iran Attack. 2006-04-23. ELS029-082e Arguments for Attacking Iran. 2006-09-14. ELS029-082f Questions. 2006-12-01. ELS029-082g Iran Provocation. 2008-05 to 2008-07. ELS029-082h To Stop Iran Attack Fallon. 2008-03. ELS029-082i Iran Attack Notes. 2007-08 to 2007-10. ELS029-082j Telecons MHH Lynn Woolsey 2007-04-09....
Topics: Iran, anti-proliferation, Mort Halperin
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A collection of annotated research into public opinion on war, particularly the Vietnam War.
Topics: anti-war activism, Vietnam
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by Daniel Ellsberg
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A portion of collection of the classified documents scanned by Ellsberg that would come to be known as the Pentagon Papers. Xeroxed by Ellsberg. Covers part of top secret studies and memoranda from 1950-1954.
Topic: pentagon papers
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I consulted with my friend Morton Halperin when he began the research for this study, I believe, in 1963. Having participated myself in the Cuban Missile Crisis a few months earlier, I spent most of 1963 and the first half of 1964 doing research on nuclear crises at the RAND corporation in Santa Monica, California, for which Halperin was a consultant. When I joined the Defense Department as a full time employee in August 1964, as special assistant to the assistant secretary of defence for...
Topics: Quemoy, Cuban Missile Crisis, The Doomsday Machine, nuclear deterrence
Item 000-067 fax to Roald Sagdeev. Item 000-067a Case of the Dubious Missileman San Francisco Chronicle 1975-01-20 Item 000-067b Security State Meeting for Fund for New Priorities in America, Draft Agenda. 1991-09-17. Item 000-067c Newsfax Moscow Edition 1991-10-02. Item 000-067d The Left Was Right Daniel Ellsberg by Gisela Martine Getty. Item 000-067e Doonesbury by Garry Trudeau. Item 000-067f Sixy-Nine Years After Hiroshima, Time for Renewed ACtion for Nuclear Disarmament and Human Survival....
Topics: nuclear deterrence, memoir, Pentagon Papers, Cold War, Cuban Missile Crisis
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by Daniel Ellsberg
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Flyers, correspondence, and ephermera relating to left wing activism. Collected by Ellsbeg.
Topics: impearlism, Vietnam, anti-war movement, amnesty, Puerto Rican independence, new left
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by Gravel, Mike, 1930- oth; United States. Department of Defense. oth
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Pentagon Papers Volume 1 Pentagon Papers Volume 2 Pentagon Papers Volume 3 Pentagon Papers Volume 4 Pentagon Papers Volume 5 Den hft. versionen utg. som Beacon paperback Copy owned by Daniel Ellsberg with numerous handwritten notes.
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A collection of correspondence recieved by Ellsberg pertaining to his Vietnam and Pentagon Papers memoir Secrets.
Topics: Secrets, Vietnam, Pentagon Paper
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Newspaper Clippings and Research retained and annotated by Daniel Ellsberg during his time in Vietnam.
Topics: Vietnam, Vietnam War, John Paul Vann, Daniel Ellsberg, ISA, DoD, USAID
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A collection of unpublished essays on the Cuban Missile Crisis, crisis theory, and decision theory. Covering personal reflections on firshand participation in the crisis, as well as continued analysis and theorization of the decision theory and political science underlying the crisis.
Topics: crises, crisis, Cuban Missile Crisis, Daniel Ellsberg, Cuba
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Articles used as research by Ellsberg in preparations for arguments for his defense at his trial for leaking the pentagon papers.
Topics: pentagon papers, Vietnam, civil disobedience, anti-war activism, freedom of speech, John S. Atlee
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by Daniel Ellsberg
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Ellsberg's memoranda and correspondence while working at the RAND corporation. Covering 1963.
Topics: RAND, command and control
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by Daniel Ellsberg
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Lecture by Daniel Ellsberg on the analysis of madness and the unclear motives of opponents in game and war theory.
Topics: game theory, nuclear deterrence, Harvard, bargaining theory
Pentagon Papers Volume 1 Pentagon Papers Volume 2 Pentagon Papers Volume 3 Pentagon Papers Volume 4 Pentagon Papers Volume 5
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by Daniel Ellsberg
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A collection of unpublished writings edited out of Ellsberg's Vietnam and Pentagon Papers memoir Secrets.
Topics: Secrets, Vietnam, Pentagon Papers
A collection of lecture transcripts and other course materials from a course taught by Daniel Ellsberg at University of California Irvine. The course, Nuclear Weapons and U.S. Foreign Policy, was taught in winter/spring 1984.
Topics: Nuclear Weapons, UC Irvine, Daniel Ellsberg, Crises, deterrence, decision theory, lecture, Daniel...
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by Daniel Ellsberg
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A collection of notes on the CIA and OSA by Daniel Ellsberg.
Topics: CIA, OSA, Secrecy, Covert Ops
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by David Irving
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The Destruction of Dresden by David Irving, addresses the firebombing of Dresden.
Topics: Strategic Bombing, WW2, targeting civillians, ethics of war, firebombing, Dresden
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by Daniel Ellsberg
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Correspondence and articles recieved from Albert Bofman, a peace activist jailed for conscientious objection and war resisting during World War 2.
Topic: anti-war activism
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Daniel Ellsberg conducted a series of lectures at various departments of Harvard, Boston University, and Cambridge Hospital on the threat of nuclear war as a public health crisis. This interdisciplinary series was conducted periodically over the course of 1983 and 1984. The collection includes lecture transcripts, notes, and documents.
Topics: Nuclear Weapons, public health, Harvard, Cambridge Hospital, Daniel Ellsberg, Freeze Movement,...
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by Department of Defense
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Copies of portions of the infamous Pentagon Papers, personally retained by Daniel Ellsberg. This section of the Department of Defense study Report of the Office of the Secretary of Defense Vietnam Task Force, covers the history of U.S. negotiations with the Democratic Republic of Vietnam. This section specifically covers the history and evidence of the following negotiation tracks: Seaborn Missions June 1964 - June 1965, Project Mayflower May 12-18, 1965, XYZ U.S. Contacts with Mai Van Bo in...
Topics: pentagon papers, Pentagon Papers, Daniel Ellsberg, Vietnam, Vietnam War, Department of Defense,...
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by Daniel Ellsberg
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A collection of letters recieved by Ellsberg during the course of 1974.
Topic: anti-war activism
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by F.J.P. Veale
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Copy of Advance to Barbarism How the Reversion to Barbarism in Warfare and War-Trials menaces Our Future.
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Topics: Strategic Bombing, WW2, targeting civillians, ethics of war, nuclear war, Nuremberg
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by Newsweek
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Edition of Newsweek published in the wake of the Pentagon Papers, featuring multiple articles addressing the issues they exposed and coverage of Daniel Ellsberg.
Topic: pentagon papers, Vietnam, anti-war activism
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A collection of Memo's shining light on the removal of illegal nuclear weapons from Japanese territory, covered by Ellsberg in The Doomsday Machine. Item 012-043a A series of Memos between Ambassador U. Alexis Johnson and John T McNaughton covering the agreement to remove nuclear weapons from Japanese territory out of concern for the political consquences of the weapons being discovered. From 1966-05-22 to 1966-07-08. Item 017-043b Memo from the Department of the Navy to The Secretary of...
Topics: Iwakuni, nuclear deterrence, Japan, The Doomsday Machine, Navy
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by Daniel Ellsberg
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Ellsberg's memoranda and correspondence while working at the RAND corporation. Covering 1962.
Topics: RAND, command and control
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by Gravel, Mike, 1930- oth; United States. Department of Defense. oth
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Pentagon Papers Volume 1 Pentagon Papers Volume 2 Pentagon Papers Volume 3 Pentagon Papers Volume 4 Pentagon Papers Volume 5 Den hft. versionen utg. som Beacon paperback
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Annotated articles and reproduced documents covering Ellsberg's research for US War Policy for the The Doomsday Machine. Includes research for Ellsberg's New York Times Op-Ed The Day Castro Almost Started World War 3 October 31, 1987. This op-ed would go on to inform Ellsberg's later studies of the Cuban Missile Crisis. Annotations by Ellsberg.
Topics: nuclear deterrence, The Doomsday Machine, SIOP, BNSP
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by Daniel Ellsberg
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Personal memorium of longtime friend Howard Zinn. Includes a version published by Common Dreams on January 29, 2010 and a longer, personal draft written January 27, 2010.
Topics: Howard Zinn, Daniel Ellsberg
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by Daniel Ellsberg
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A collection of research and notes on the potential for the prosecution of US government officials as war criminals for the murder of Vietnamese civillians.
Topics: Vietnam, anti-war activism, war crimes
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by Ellsberg, Daniel (DE-601)082498113 (DE-588)123344077
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 271-281)
Topics: Decision making, Statistical decision, Entscheidungstheorie, Rationales Verhalten, Theorie,...
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Transcript of lecture and seminar conducted at Cambridge Hospital and Harvard as part of a lecture series on nuclear weapons as public health crisis.
Topics: Nuclear Weapons, public health, Harvard, Cambridge Hospital, Daniel Ellsberg, Freeze Movement,...
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Articles saved and annotated for research into political and decision theory. Annotated by Ellsberg.
Topics: decision theory, nuclear deterrence, anti-war movement, research
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Article by Daniel Ellsberg on his subjective experience of leaking the Pentagon Papers for the May-June 2000 issue of Modern Maturity.
Topic: Vietnam, pentagon papers
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Transcript of lecture and seminar conducted at Cambridge Hospital as part of a lecture series on nuclear weapons as public health crisis.
Topics: Nuclear Weapons, public health, Harvard, Cambridge Hospital, Daniel Ellsberg, Freeze Movement,...
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Paper by Daniel Ellsberg published in Public Policy Volume XIX, Spring 1971, Number 2.
Topics: Vietnam, Daniel Ellsberg, Quagmire
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Item 010-025 Anti-War pamphlet 1982. Item 010-025a A-Bomb Survivors in U.S. Nisei Victims Living with Pain and Trauma by Eddie Iwata. The Los Angeles Times. 1981-06-08. Item 010-025b Church: East German Protestants Urge 'Peace Services' as Alternative to Draft by Harry Trimborn. The Los Angeles Times. 1981-11-23. Item 010-025c The Assembly: Key to UN's Future A World of Patience by Trygrave Lie. The New Republic. 1946-10-28. Item 010-025d Christian Century Undenominational 1944-06-14. Item...
Topics: Strategic Bombing, WW2, targeting civillians, ethics of war, firebombing, Anti-War Activism
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by Daniel Ellsberg
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Review of A Model of Medical Research Resource Allocation by Emmet Keeler and Joseph Newhouse.
Topics: RAND, Vietnam
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by Daniel Ellsberg
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Memoranda and correspondence regarding RAND internal affairs and Vietnam. Authored by people other than Ellsberg.
Topics: Vietnam, RAND, ISA
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by Desmond Ball, Jeffrey Richelson
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Comments and notes on excerpts from Strategic Nuclear Targeting.
Topic: Strategic Bombing
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by Daniel Ellsberg
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Collection of materials covering Ellsberg's advocacy for justice in the wake of Fred Hampton's murder by the FBI and Chicago PD. Ellsberg participated in a panel discussion with black panther party and December 4th committtee members.
Topics: FBI, COINTELPRO, Fred Hampton
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by Adam Yarmolinsky
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Drafts and transcripts of Robert McNamara's speech hinting at knowledge of the Missile Gap. Item 012-055 is a Draft of the Speech .Item 012-055a Is a letter from Adam Yarmolinsky to Harry Rowen requesting comments. Item 012-055b Is a draft revised on 1962-06-07. Item 012-055c is a copy of the Draft with Ellsbergs Notes 1962-05-31. Item 012-055d is a transcript of the Speech delivered by McNamara.
Topics: McNamara, Missile Gap, The Doomsday Machine, nuclear deterrence, Ann Arbor
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Collection of notes, essays, and research detailing Ellsberg's reflection on the much disputed chronology of the Cuban Missile Crisis.
Topics: Cuban Missile Crisis, SAM, Daniel Ellsberg, U2, Krushchev, NSA, Chronology
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by William Hines
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Profile of Daniel Ellsberg in the May 28, 1978 Sunday Sun-Times. Focus on nuclear deterrence issues and the neutron bomb. Includes Ellsberg's notes in preparation for and reflecting on the interview which the article is based upon.
Topics: neutron bomb, non-proliferation, Daniel Ellsberg
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by Daniel Ellsberg
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Questions drafted for Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearings on STARTII at the request of Senator Joe Biden.
Topics: Manhattan Project II, Freeze Movement, Daniel Ellsberg, Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear...
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Collection of original, handwritten notes taken by Ellsberg regarding the Cuban Missile Crisis
Topics: Cuban Missile Crisis, The Doomsday Theory
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Topics: FBI, pentagon papers, Espionage Act, Vietnam
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Tables showing lists of Specific Military Incidents and military crises.Berlin Crisis 1958-1961.
Topics: Berlin Crisis, The Doomsday Machine, nuclear deterrence
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by Raymond Aron
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The Century of Total War by Raymond Aron.
Topics: Strategic Bombing, WW2, targeting civillians, ethics of war, firebombing
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by L. Wainstein, C.D. Cremeans, J.K. Moriarty, J. Ponturo
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Excerpts from DOD study on the history of Command and Control issues in the Nuclear era.
Topics: DOD, command and control, The Doomsday Machine, nuclear deterrence
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Vietnamese edition of Ellsberg's memoir Secrets.
Topic: Daniel Ellsberg, Vietnam, pacification, Secrets, Trần Ngọc Châu
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Pentagon Papers Volume 1 Pentagon Papers Volume 2 Pentagon Papers Volume 3 Pentagon Papers Volume 4 Pentagon Papers Volume 5 Includes a glossary
Topics: Pentagon papers, gravel edition, Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Affidavit of Daniel Ellsberg, expert witness on whistleblowing, civil disobidience, and the imperative threat of U.S. Military policy. Presented as testimony in the case of the State of Florida Vs. John Doe, No. 10, AKA Michael Fowler and John Doe No. 13, AKA Scott Yoos.
Topics: affidavit, whistleblowing, civil disobidience, Daniel Ellsberg, Michael Fowler, Scott Yoos
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Trial documents, notes, and memoranda pertaining to the testimony of William G. Florence, expert on classification who testified that the lable top secret could be given little weight because the government of the United States had essentially "ruined the integrity of the classification system".
Topics: pentagon papers, trial, espionage act
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Notes taken by Elllsberg in conversation with RAND colleagues Albert Wohlstetter and Herman Kahn on nuclear deterrence, the supposed missile gap, and posturing as irrational.
Topics: nuclear deterrence, Madman Theory, The Doomsday Machine, RAND, Wohlstetter
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by Daniel Ellsberg
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A proposal for a Frontline program or television series on the hidden dangers of U.S. nuclear weapon policy. Item 015-001a are notes and background info on the drafting of the proposal.
Topics: The Doomsday Machine, nuclear deterrence, secrets
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by Daniel Ellsberg
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Reflection of the experience and evidence of Ellsberg's participation in the Cuban Missile Crisis.
Topics: Cuban Missile Crisis, nuclear deterrence, The Doomsday Machine, JFK
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Draft of commentary on Curtis Lemay with handwritten edits.
Topics: nuclear deterrence, Curtis LeMay, The Doomsday Machine
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by Daniel Ellsberg
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Notes pertaining to The Doomsday Machine taken during the course of 2013.
Topics: The Doomsday Machine, nuclear war, Cuban Missile Crisis, non-proliferation, game theory, strategic...
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by Daniel Ellsberg
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Press release for The Wisdom of the Survivor Conference held 2010-05-04 and correspondence with Daneil Ellsberg, Satoko Norimatsu, Jean Downey, Peter Kuznick, Gavan McCormack, Yuki Tanaka, Marilyn B. Young and Joseph Gerson preceding that conference.
Topics: Hiroshima, nuclear deterrence, World War 2, The Doomsday Machine
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Notes on the rational of warmaking and analysis of decisions in the context of crises.
Topics: nuclear deterrence, The Doomsday Machine, command and control
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010-020 American Atomic Strategy and the Hydrogen Bomb Decision by David Alan Rosenberg. 010-020a Global Mission by H.H. Arnold 1949. 010-020b Airpower and Warfare The Proceedings of the 8th Military History Symposium 1978-10-18. 010-020c Drop Shot The United States War Plan for War With The Soviet Union in 1957 edited by Anthony Cave Brown.
Topics: Strategic Bombing, WW2, targeting civillians, ethics of war, Air Force, The Doomsday Machine,...
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by Daniel Ellsberg
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Ellsberg's notes on Place Annihilation: Area Bombing and the Fate of Urban Places by Kenneth Hewitt in Annals of the Association of American Geographers, 1983-06.
Topics: Cuban Missile Crisis, nuclear deterrence, The Doomsday Machine, Strategic Bombing
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Article in the New York Review of Books on the relationship of intelligence agencies, civil liberties, and constitutional violations.
Topic: civil liberties, Nixon, FBI
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Documents, some annotated, relating to the 1983 War Scare.
Topics: Able Archer, Nuclear Deterrence, 83 War Scare, The Doomsday Machine
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by Daniel Ellsberg
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Brief memo on Ellsberg's assessment of the Iraq War.
Topics: Iraq, Iraq War, anti-war activism
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Excerpts from A People's History of the United States by Howard Zinn, wherein Ellsberg is mentioned. Collected and annotated by Daniel Ellsberg.
Topics: Howard Zinn, pentagon papers
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Notes reflecting on and analyzing the Cuban Missile Crisis
Topic: Cuban Missile Crisis
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Articles and resources on wiretapping, clipped by Ellsberg. A subject of interest given his firsthand experience of the tactic. The White House wiretaps by John P. Roche. 1975-07-17.
Topic: research, wiretapping
Source: folio
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Memoranda distributed internally within the RAND Corporation, a systematic and powerful critique of Imperialism on tactical and ethical grounds. Written by Ellsberg upon reflection of his then top secret study of the so-called Pentagon Papers.
Topics: Vietnam, Daniel Ellsberg, Quagmire, pentagon papers, RAND, ISA, Imperialism, Vietnam War
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A batch of memo's, notes, and cables composed by Ellsberg during his study on Vietnam.
Topics: Vietnam, DoD
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unknown 94a is copy with alternate notes.
Topics: Vietnam, negotiations, GVN
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by David MacIsaac
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Strategic Bombing in World War Two The Story of The United States Strategic Bombing Survey by David MacIsaac. Featuring Ellsberg's notes and commentary. Item 010-023a are duplicate excerpts with additional comments.
Topics: Strategic Bombing, WW2, targeting civillians, ethics of war, firebombing