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Question 1: New Documentary Chronicles How Leak of the Pentagon Papers Helped End Vietnam War - video report by ________
Marc CooperPacifica RadioDemocracy Now!Amy Goodman

Question 2: These portions of the Papers were subsequently published by Beacon Press, the publishing arm of the ________ of Congregations.
UniversalismUnitarian UniversalismUnitarianismUnitarian Universalist Association

Question 3: Official website for "Secrets: A Memoir of Vietnam and the Pentagon Papers" by ________.
Lyndon B. JohnsonGeorge W. BushDaniel EllsbergJohn F. Kennedy

Question 4: The newspaper appealed the injunction, and the case ________ (403 U.S.
Hugo BlackJohn Marshall Harlan IINew York Times Co. v. United StatesHarry Blackmun

Question 5: On June 18, 1971, the Washington Post began publishing its own series of articles based upon the Pentagon Papers; Ellsberg gave portions to editor ________.
Bob WoodwardThe Washington PostDeep ThroatBenjamin C. Bradlee

Question 6: The papers were first brought to the attention of the public on the front page of the ________ in 1971.
The New York TimesThe New York Times CompanyInternational Herald TribuneThe Boston Globe

Question 7: Commissioned by ________ Robert S. McNamara in 1967, the study was completed in 1968.
United States Secretary of the NavyUnited States Secretary of DefenseUnited States Secretary of the ArmyUnited States Deputy Secretary of Defense

Question 8: [10] After failing to persuade the Times to voluntarily cease publication, Attorney General ________ and Nixon obtained a federal court injunction forcing the Times to cease publication.
Elliot RichardsonRobert F. KennedyJohn N. MitchellWilliam P. Rogers

Question 9: Johnson had been outspoken against doing so during the election and claimed that his opponent ________ was the one that wanted to bomb North Vietnam.
Barry GoldwaterJ. Donald CameronHenry WilsonJohn A. Logan

Question 10: The Pentagon Papers, officially titled United States–Vietnam Relations, 1945–1967: A Study Prepared by the Department of Defense, were a top-secret United States Department of Defense history of the ________' political-military involvement in Vietnam from 1945 to 1967.
AlaskaPhilippinesUnited StatesCanada

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