The impact was the people went to know that they were misled about the intentions of the government about their military actions against Vietnam. Kennedy extended war, despite his statements of stopping the war, everything became visible and public. These papers showed people that governments lie and this is the basis of the inability of the general public to develop trust in the government.
a classified government history of American involvement in Vietnam. (. b
The Pentagon Papers revealed that the US government had been lying to the American public about the war in Vietnam -- that's why they were so explosive.
Daniel Ellsberg was the military analyst who leaked "The Pentagon Papers" to the American press in 1971, revealing top secret information about US planning and decision-making in regard to the Vietnam War.
The Vietnam War had a major impact in shifting public opinion toward distrust of government. During the Vietnam War, a major credibility gap became apparent in regard to what the government was telling the American public vs. what was actually taking place. The term "credibility gap" was used by journalists who questioned the optimistic picture that the Lyndon Johnson administration painted regarding how the war was going, when investigative reporting showed a much more negative reality.
The credibility gap grew especially apparent when the Pentagon Papers (classified documents) were leaked to the press in 1971, showing that the government indeed had been deceiving the public about the plans and conduct of the war over the years.
An agreement for a cease fire and u.s troop withdrawl from south vietnam
Events that weakened public trust in government
The Pentagon Papers is a United States Department of Defense history of the political and military involvement of the U.S. in Vietnam. It demonstrated that the Johnson Administration systematically lied to the public and Congress. Moreover the papers revealed that the U.S. had secretly enlarged the scope of its military actions to nearby Cambodia and Laos.
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B. They affirmed people’s distrust of the government.
its b your welcome
The Pentagon Papers, officially titled "Report of the Office of the Secretary of Defense Vietnam Task Force", was commissioned by Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara in 1967. In June of 1971, small portions of the report were leaked to the press and widely distributed. However, the publications of the report that resulted from these leaks were incomplete and suffered from many quality issues.
On the 40th anniversary of the leak to the press, the National Archives, along with the Kennedy, Johnson, and Nixon Presidential Libraries, has released the complete report. There are 48 boxes and approximately 7,000 declassified pages. Approximately 34% of the report is available for the first time.
The Pentagon Papers, officially titled Report of the Office of the Secretary of Defense Vietnam Task Force, is a United States Department of Defense history of the United States' political and military involvement in Vietnam from 1945 to 1967.
Richard Nixon resigned in shame. The result of publishing the Pentagon Papers were Americans learned that many official statements about the Vietnam War weren't true. The result of publishing the Pentagon Papers were Americans learned that many official statements about the Vietnam War weren't true.
They affirmed people’s distrust of the government.
- "it was a failure that was an embarrassment for the kennedy administration."
answer: the time zones used to be whatever the local authority wanted them to be. one town might have 6am whenever the sun came up and another town had 6am 10 minutes later.
the trains had a hard time when their orders said to be at a certain point at 6am.
6am, but who's 6am.
the railroads got together and set the time zones more or less along the longitude lines across the country.