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Not Rated In Theaters 01/29/2010 , 93min.
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July 27, 2010
Fantastic. I wish everyone could see it---especially in light of the wiki-leaks.
February 22, 2010
This is the single most important film of our time --- An absolutely must see film. The Most Dangerous Man in America puts war fully into question in a way that the American people and the world need so critically at this moment in history---to decide on a path and really examine our true motivations for war. We need to decide if we are going to continue our injustices around the world or if we
October 08, 2009
This film is brilliant and informative about one of the most critical periods of American history. Ellsberg is a model of courage and a true patriot. This is a must see for anyone ************ the meaning of citizenship. Even if you disagree with Ellsbergs position, his integrity is beyond reproach.

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The New York Times
On the spectrum from heroic patriot to craven traitor, this detailed, clearly told and persuasive film, directed by Judith Ehrlich and Rick Goldsmith, is firmly on the side of heroic. Full Review
Ann Hornaday
Washington Post
Manages to be both engrossing history and astonishingly germane to present-day political debates. Full Review
Chris Barsanti
The Hollywood Reporter
Offers a brisk and eye-opening approach to recent history. The title, by the way, comes from Henry Kissinger. Full Review
Gary Goldstein
Los Angeles Times
The gripping story of how hawk-turned-dove Ellsberg's explosive actions circuitously led to the impeachment of Richard Nixon and, in turn, an end to the Vietnam War is comprehensively detailed in Judith Ehrlich and Rick Goldsmith's evocative documentary. Full Review
Marjorie Baumgarten
Austin Chronicle
It's a bit surprising that a documentary with such an unwieldy title offers such a streamlined and resonant account of history. Full Review

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