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Tonkin Gulf Crisis Illustration 1964
Following reports of a North Vietnam patrol boat attack on two United States ships in the Gulf of Tonkin, military and civilian leadership came together for a day of decisions, as illustrated in this drawing, Aug. 4, 1964, Washington, D.C. In the National Military Command Center Joint Chiefs of Staff briefing room, Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara, center, and others worked together analyzing reports, weighing possibilities and advising the President.AP Photo/Ray Howard
Robert McNamara commentary on the Cuban missile crisis
Robert McNamara commenting on the Cuban missile crisis and how such risks and scenarios are still very real today. Robert McNamara (born June 9, 1916) is an American business executive and a former United States Secretary of Defense. McNamara served as U.S. Secretary of Defense from 1961 to 1968, during the Vietnam War. He resigned that position...
Indomitable Will by Mark K. Updegrove - Excerpt | PDF | Lyndon B. Johnson | Presidents Of The United States
Through original interviews and personal accounts from White House aides and Cabinet members, political allies and foes, and friends and family—from Robert McNamara to Barry Goldwater, Lady Bird Johnson to Jacqueline Kennedy—as well as through Johnson’s own candid reflections and historic White House telephone conversations, Indomitable Will reveals LBJ as never before. - Indomitable Will by Mark K. Updegrove