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- Vietnam: great miscalculation. Alsop, Stewart // Saturday Evening Post;9/10/1966, Vol. 239 Issue 19, p18
Offers observation on U.S. Defense Secretary Robert McNamara's thesis regarding the Vietnam war. American assumption about the war; Possibility that the McNamara thesis is wrong; Outlook for the war.
- FEBRUARY 29, 1968: A DAY THAT SHOULD LIVE IN IRONY. Roche, John P. // National Review;6/10/1988, Vol. 40 Issue 11, p28
Recounts the end of the tenure of Robert McNamara as U.S. Secretary of State on February 29, 1968. Criticism on McNamara's strategy in the Vietnam War; Shake down of McNamara in mid 1967; President Lyndon B. Johnson's recognition of McNamara's loyalty to Robert Kennedy.
- T.R.B from Washington. // New Republic;5/7/66, Vol. 154 Issue 19, p4
Ponders the views of public officers on issues and events facing the U.S. government in 1966. Arguments of Senator James Robert Fulbright for starting the national educational campaign; Praise for Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara on his testimony of foreign aid for the Vietnam War;...
- The numbers game. // Saturday Evening Post;8/12/1967, Vol. 240 Issue 16, p76
Comments on the implications of the increase in military effort of the U.S. in Vietnam. Speculation on the reason behind the reluctance of Defense Secretary Robert McNamara to provide additional soldiers for Vietnam; Percentage of U.S. citizens who agree with increased military effort based on...
- A catalogue of errors. Lansner, Kermit // FW;5/9/95, Vol. 164 Issue 11, p88
Comments on the book `In Retrospect,' by Robert McNamara in which the former Secretary of Defense admits that he and his government were wrong in their policies. Argument that the United States could and should have withdrawn from Vietnam in at least three occasions; Belief that the government...
- McNamara and the civil war at home. Codevilla, Angelo M. // Orbis;Fall95, Vol. 39 Issue 4, p517
Probes into the role and intentions of the former US Department of Defense Robert McNamara in the Vietnamese conflict. Revelations from the book `In Retrospect'; Nature of McNamara's consciousness; Escalation of the fighting in Vietnam; Controversies of the Hanoi government.
- Vietnam protest in hindsight: a case for tolerance. // National Catholic Reporter;4/21/95, Vol. 31 Issue 25, p24
Editorial. Presents a retrospective account of the anti-war movement in the United States during the Vietnam War. Arguments against the government's participation in the war; Revelation by former defense minister Robert McNamara of his regret over the Vietnam war.
- Should Robert McNamara go to prison? Drinan, Robert F. // National Catholic Reporter;4/21/95, Vol. 31 Issue 25, p24
Comments on the revelation by former defense minister Robert McNamara of the United State's misguided policies on the Vietnam war. Criticisms against McNamara's late revelations; Moral and social ramifications of McNamara's confessions of guilt.
- Betraying those who fought. Feder, Don // Indianapolis Business Journal;5/1/95, Vol. 16 Issue 5, p8D
Focuses on former Secretary of Defense Robert Strange McNamara's apologia for the Vietnam War. Threat of communism in Asia; Settlements; Rules of engagement for US forces in Vietnam; Comments from former high-ranking officers.