The necessity of government secrets versus the public's right to know: It's a perpetual American debate that perhaps never had a more succinct case study than the story of Daniel Ellsberg, who took off with a sheaf of top-secret "Pentagon Papers" during the Vietnam War and passed them off the theNew York Times
. Is your interest piqued? Then today is your lucky day, my friend, because tonight is the night to see that story in documentary form at a free screening of
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. But that's not even the best part -- following the screening, Ellsberg himself will appear via Skype for a discussion. Now that's history. Get a trailer and details after the jump.
The screening goes down at 7 p.m. at the CU Boulder Humanities Building, Room 1B 50 (get a map here). Just make sure you're not being followed.