March 16, 2020 Did Gary Snyder Help End the Vietnam War? Brandon Stories In 1960, Daniel Ellsberg met Gary Snyder in a bar in Kyoto, Japan. Did their conversation inspire Ellsberg to reverse his position on the Vietnam war?You must be a Beat Museum Member to see this content. Already a Member? Please Login > Or, Become a Member > Memberships are valid for one year from date of purchase.