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    is also not in a position to repeat the mistakes made by the upheaval that came about from the Pentagon Papers. The last true case that labeled publishers as criminals was that of the Pentagon Papers during the Nixon administration. In brief, this case pursued the publishers of what went on during the period of World War II to the Vietnam War. It highlighted government misconduct and revealed what really went on behind the closed doors of the White House. Infuriating the public and causing the government to bite, the publishers of the articles were slammed with threats of conspiracy, theft, and espionage. However, when the case reached court the judge overruled all of these on grounds of freedom of the press and constitutional rights. All charges were dismissed, and the government was forced to admit they lost the case, and much of their…

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    unknown increase was also proven after the release of the Pentagon Papers. Many protests broke out and some protesters were killed for professing their dislike for the number of men in the War, which “Ohio” by Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young covered and told the horrid stories of the Protests at Kent State. Each song tells a story in its own way, providing its intake on a situation while in song but also gave the people a reason for hope. Music was like a safety beacon for those whose minds were…

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    The Thing About Jellyfish by Ali Benjamin is a cleverly presented, emotional story. Convinced that a rare jellyfish sting caused her best friend to drown, seventh-grade narrator Suzy Swanson sets out to prove her theory. Her mission becomes a journey of self-discovery. Teen history buffs will appreciate Most Dangerous: Daniel Ellsberg and the Secret History of the Vietnam War by Steve Sheinkin. Sheinkin’s riveting, provocative work chronicles what whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg, a figure central…

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    This document provided information regarding the USA’s involvement in the Vietnam war- and revealed that they had been a part of the war for a full 10 years before the public was made aware of it. Ellsberg stated that he “...felt that as an American Citizen, as a responsible citizen, [he] could no longer cooperate in concealing this information from the American public.” (Ellsberg, 1971). As one of the most impactful revelations regarding political control in history, the release of the Pentagon…

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    strictly and it limited people’s daily lives and government’s transport foreign goods. Due to the crisis for gas and oil, many faced layoffs and prices went up due to limited access. This caused an issue for goods to be transported to places outside of the countries; the oil crisis did not only affect the US but many parts of the world. George Ball’s Dissenting Opinion on Vietnam, Ball questioned the U.S. policy in Vietnam. He thought that The South Vietnamese was loosing the war to Viet. Cong.…

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    government’s foreign policy, distributing classified documents eventually called the Pentagon Papers, and creating a crack in the Nixon administration. These actions resulted in an immense negative impact on the relationship between the U.S. government and American people in which citizens questioned the credibility of the government. The issues described in the Pentagon Papers were sparked because of the Vietnam War, which in turn was started because of Cold War tensions between the United…

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    There have been many times in United States history when the press has held politicians accountable for a variety of reasons. Today, with the growth of media there are more issues of accountability arising but one issue that is very important in U.S. history is a case known as the Pentagon Papers. This case occurred in 1971 when the New York Times released documents from the Vietnam war accusing former President Nixon and his Administration. The Pentagon Papers were a series of papers that…

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    The fact of the matter is the United States was unprepared and thus, this paper will discuss and analyze the response between the World Trade Center attack, as well as the attack on the Pentagon. When the attack on the World Trade Center occurred, the emergency response of New York firefighters, the New York Police Department, and countless others was the largest response to ever occur in the history of the United States.…

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    SUBJECT: Mine-Resistant, Ambush-Protected vehicle (MRAP) The Purpose of this paper is to address the Mine-Resistant, Ambush-Protected (MRAP) vehicle and its fielding issues, all its hazards. This paper will also talk about the efforts to mitigate the hazards from current usage in the field. The protection this vehicle can provide almost doesn’t out way the lives it can take with the hazards involved with it. Some background on the MRAP and what it was made for. The MRAP was designed in a…

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    the front doors I had my I.D card ready to be scanned. I punched in the entrance code and waved to Gwen, the secretary for the morning hours. My phone rang from inside my purse as I was walking to the elevators, so I dug through the endless amount of stuff to try and answer before it went to voicemail. “Ah Ha!” I exclaimed, running into someone as I pull the phone from my bag. Their stuff dropped everywhere and my eyes widened, “Oh my gosh, I’m so sorry!” I squeaked, bending down to help them…

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