In the eighth and final part of this series, a look at the significance of Mike Gravel reading the Pentagon Papers in Congress.
Category: U.S. Congress
Revealing the Pentagon Papers in Congress — 7: The Verdict
In part seven of this eight-part series, the Supreme Court delivers its verdict in the case of Gravel v. the United States.
Revealing the Pentagon Papers in Congress — 6: Going to the Supreme Court
In part six of this eight-part series, Sen. Mike Gravel takes his case against President Richard Nixon to the U.S. Supreme Court, where Nixon has also sued Gravel.
What Mike Gravel Meant
What I learned from Mike Gravel are lessons ignored, even mocked, by the establishment, writes Joe Lauria.
Senator Mike Gravel Dies at 91
Former U.S. Senator Mike Gravel, who twice ran for president as an anti-war candidate and released the Pentagon Papers in Congress in June 1971, has died at age 91.
Revealing the Pentagon Papers in Congress — 2: Getting the Papers
In part two of this multi-part series, Sen. Mike Gravel gets a mysterious phone call from someone saying he had the Pentagon Papers, which Gravel later agreed to accept just blocks from the White House.
Revealing the Pentagon Papers in Congress — 1: Top Secret
After publication of the Pentagon Papers was shut down, Dan Ellsberg leaked the top secret history to Sen. Mike Gravel. This is how Gravel got the Papers, what he did with them and what happened next. Part One.
Bipartisan US Attacks on Journalism
Amid revelations of Trump-era spying, Trevor Timm calls out the attempt by Biden’s DOJ to criminalize news gathering in the case against Julian Assange.
Undermining Detente Between Biden & Putin
Norman Solomon says Democrats and Progressives have been heightening bilateral tensions that increase the chances of thermonuclear holocaust.
A Kinder, Gentler US Empire Is Not Possible
Caitlin Johnstone responds to the latest rebuke of progressive House member Ilhan Omar by members of her own party.