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Hedrick Smith

Hedrick Smith is former Washington Bureau Chief of the New York Times and one of the original co-authors of the Pentagon Papers series.

In 1972, the New York Times was awarded a Pulitzer Prize for their publication of the Pentagon Papers as “a distinguished example of meritorious public service by a newspaper through the use of its journalistic resources.”

Mr. Smith is the author of numerous books including....

He currently operates an independent nonpartisan website, reclaimtheamericandream.org.

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