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Most dangerous : Daniel Ellsberg and the secret history of the Vietnam war / Steve Sheinkin.

Sheinkin, Steve, (author.).

Available copies

  • 13 of 13 copies available at Sage Library System.

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0 current holds with 13 total copies.

Summary:

The story of Daniel Ellsberg and his decision to steal and publish secret documents about America's involvement in the Vietnam War.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Sherman County Public/School Library YA 959.704 SHE (Text) 37039000067228 NON-FICTION Book Branch_Only_3months 12/29/2015 Available -
The Dalles Wasco County Library YA 959.704 SHE (Text) 33892005963708 YOUNG ADULT NON-FICTION Book None 10/06/2015 Available -
Vale High School Library 959.704/3092 SHEINKIN (Text) 37770000096029 Non-Fiction Book Branch_Only_6months 10/26/2016 Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781596439528
  • ISBN: 1596439521
  • Physical Description: 370 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Roaring Brook Press, 2015.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 325-358) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Prologue: Feasibility Study -- Cold warrior -- Day one -- Hostile action -- Welcome Americans -- Wider war -- Patricia -- Limited operations -- Diving board -- Kill ratio -- Escalation -- Break-up -- Making progress -- Search and destroy -- Lasting impression -- Credibility gap -- The power of leaks -- Madman theory -- The Pentagon Papers -- Whole vote -- Night work -- Troublemaker -- Behind the mask -- Bridges burned -- War room -- A matter of patriotism -- Slow build -- Mr. Boston -- Underground -- Arrest -- Fame -- The plumbers -- Bag job -- Consequences -- Preposterous -- Peace with honor? -- Bizarre events -- Painful truth -- Epilogue: History repeats.
Summary, etc.:
The story of Daniel Ellsberg and his decision to steal and publish secret documents about America's involvement in the Vietnam War.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 10 to 14, Title page verso.
Ages 14 to 17, Lexile.
Awards Note:
YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults, 2016
National Book Award Finalist, 2015
Subject: Ellsberg, Daniel > Juvenile literature.
Pentagon Papers > Juvenile literature.
Whistle blowing > United States > History > 20th century > Juvenile literature.
Rand Corporation > Employees > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Defense information, Classified > United States > Juvenile literature.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 > United States > Juvenile literature.
United States > Foreign relations > Vietnam > Juvenile literature.
Vietnam > Foreign relations > United States > Juvenile literature.
United States > Politics and government > 1969-1974 > Juvenile literature.
Genre: Biographies.

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