What effect did the publication of the Pentagon Papers have on the American public? a. It helped them understand why the Watergate scandal took place. b. It made them aware of the government's lies about the Vietnam War. c. It convinced them that communism was a dire threat to their security. d. It showed them that draft boards had discriminated against minorities.
The answer to your question would be B
Yeah it's B. The Pentagon papers were leaked and showed that the US was involved with the Vietnam war far longer than the public thought.