Pentagon Papers Released

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Philip J. Crowley (Photo: US State Department)

The scandalous Pentagon Papers were officially released on Monday — 40 years to the day after a story about Lyndon Johnson was leaked to the New York Times. The act set a series of events in motion that would become known as Watergate and result in the resignation of President Richard M. Nixon. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with P.J. Crowley, former Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs. Watch the full episode. See more FRONTLINE.
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