“So Ellsberg and I made this agreement: If I could get The Times to agree to publish the whole thing, they’d do their best to protect him. He’d give us the whole thing. He wouldn’t be publicly announced as a source.” Fifty years later, An Oral History of the Pentagon Papers from the NYT. ‘We’re Going to Publish.’ (The Pentagon Papers story is so interesting because if they were leaked today, it would make no difference. Half the country would call it fake news and go back to Covid denial.)