In 1971 - The New York Times began publishing the "Pentagon Papers." The articles were a secret study of America's involvement in Vietnam.
"The fragrance of flowers spreads only in the direction of the wind. But the goodness of a person spreads in all direction." - Chanakya
The unmanned U.S. space probe Pioneer 10 became the first spacecraft to leave the solar system in 1983. It was launched in March 1972. The first up-close images of the planet Jupiter were provided by Pioneer 10.