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Why did Daniel Ellsberg have to remove “TOP SECRET” footers from the Pentagon Papers?

In "The Post", about 10 minutes in, Daniel Ellsberg is cutting away the footer from each page of the documents he's about to leak. Later in the film, we learn that this is because of the TOP SECRET ...
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Why are the page numbers of the leaked documents cut off before they are copied?

In the beginning of the The Post, you see that the people leaking the Pentagon Papers cut the page numbers off each page before they copy it. Why did they do this? For anyone - including investigative ...