Daily Archives: September 3, 2011

White House Plumbers burglarize office of Ellsberg’s psychiatrist 40 years ago today


Watergate. Part 3 of 30

(Friday, September 3, 1971) — The office of Lewis Fielding, a psychiatrist treating Daniel Ellsberg (who had leaked the Pentagon Papers), was burglarized today by G. Gordon Liddy, E. Howard Hunt of The White House Plumbers unit and CIA officers Eugenio Martinez, Felipe de Diego and Bernard Barker. The men failed to find Ellsberg’s file.