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Pentagon Papers

As a young reporter for the Boston Globe, I stumbled onto the existence of The Pentagon Papers.

The New York Times reporter who spent months in hiding analyzing the Pentagon Papers remembers how they broke the story.

After we published the Papers at the Washington Post, the Supreme Court decision in our favor has underpinned American freedom of the press.


Recently declassified documents reveal that Alexander Haig and other White House staff actively worked to remove Richard Nixon — the President they worked for — from office.

Editor's Note: Ray Locker is the author of Haig's Coup: How Richard

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