IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Advisory

MAY 25, 2001

No. 01-09 
301 585-4000
Contact: Jim Greene


VIETNAM VETERANS OF AMERICA’S
 
THE PENTAGON PAPERS: A SYMPOSIUM


When:                     Tuesday, June 5, 2001, 8:45 am to 5:45 pm

Where:                    National Press Club, 529 14th Street, NW, Washington, DC


Featured Speakers:  Daniel Ellsberg, Keynote, 9:30 am
                        
        Sen. Mike Gravel, Luncheon Speaker, 12:15 pm


Panels:                    The Confrontation Between the Press and the Government, 10:15-12:15
            
                   The Pentagon Papers Study Inside the Department of Defense, 1:45-3:30
            
                   The Historical Significance of the Pentagon Papers, 3:45-5:30

 

Featured Panelists:

Daniel Ellsberg, James Goodale, Sanford Ungar, Hedrick Smith, Don Oberdorfer, David Rudenstine, Morton Halperin, John Prados, Herbert Schandler, Marcus Raskin, Thomas Powers, Anthony Russo, William Glendon, Howard Margolis.

 

Contact:                  Mokie Pratt Porter, Communications Department, 301-585-4000, ext. 146,
                              
mporter@vva.org or Jim Greene, Press Office, 301-585-4000, ext. 158, 
                               jgreene@vva.org

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