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Events at PERI with Daniel Ellsberg


 Screening of The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers
 Panel Discussion after the screening with Daniel Ellsberg and Gar Alperovitz

MonMost Dangerous Man in America Daniel Ellsberg Pentagon Papersday, October 28: 5:30-9:00 pm,
Gordon Hall Conference Room

Buffet dinner will be served in Gordon Hall atrium prior to the screening.

Gar Alperovitz was one of the Daniel Ellsberg’s co-conspirators, acting as a courier to deliver copies of the Pentagon Papers to numerous U.S. newspapers in defiance of a Justice Department order and FBI manhunt. Alperovitz’s work with Ellsberg first became public knowledge only in 2018, with the publication of a New Yorker article: https://www.newyorker.com/news/news-desk/the-untold-story-of-the-pentagon-papers-co-conspirators Alperovitz was Lionel R. Bauman Professor of Political Economy at the University of Maryland, and is a former Fellow of Kings College, Cambridge University; Harvard’s Institute of Politics; the Institute for Policy Studies; and a Guest Scholar at the Brookings Institution. He is the author of America Beyond Capitalism and What Then Must We Do?

This event will be the first time Ellsberg and Alperovitz have appeared together publicly to discuss their work as Pentagon Papers co-conspirators.

 

 Daniel Ellsberg Lecture, “The Dollar Auction, Unendable Wars and Gambling with Catastrophe.”

Tuesday, October 29: 4:00 pm,
Gordon Hall Conference Room

Reception immediately after the completion of Dr. Ellsberg’s lecture.

Both events are free and open to the public.

 

 

 

 

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