Daniel Ellsberg

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1931 –

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Who is Daniel Ellsberg?

Daniel Ellsberg is a former United States military analyst who, while employed by the RAND Corporation, precipitated a national political controversy in 1971 when he released the Pentagon Papers, a top-secret Pentagon study of U.S. government decision-making in relation to the Vietnam War, to The New York Times and other newspapers. He was awarded the Right Livelihood Award in 2006. He is also known for popularising part of decision theory, the Ellsberg paradox.

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Born
Apr 7, 1931
Chicago
Also known as
  • Dr. Daniel Ellsberg
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Nationality
  • United States of America
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Education
  • Harvard University
  • University of Cambridge
  • Cranbrook Schools
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  • RAND

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on July 23, 2013

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