Anthony J. Russo leaves a Los Angeles federal courthouse on Oct. 1, 1971 after the court released him from jail on his promise to appear later before a federal Grand Jury investigating the leak of the so-called Pentagon Papers. Ellsberg is in left background.
Covert War

The Secret Origins Of CIA Torture And The Forgotten Man Who Tried To Expose It

Determined to shine a light on what he called “the truth held prisoner,” Russo blew the whistle on American torture policy in Vietnam and on an intelligence debacle at the center of Vietnam decision-making that helped turn that war into the nightmare it was.