Dereliction Of Duty

Author: H. R. McMaster
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780062031181
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Dereliction Of Duty covers the story in strong narrative fashion, focusing on a fascinating cast of characters: President Lyndon Johnson, Robert McNamara, General Maxwell Taylor, McGeorge Bundy and other top aides who deliberately deceived ...

Dereliction Of Duty

Author: Paul Cook
ISBN: 9781520943282
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The Johnson Administration did a great injustice by getting involved with Vietnam and this book is meant to share the story of his failing.

War Welfare Democracy

Author: Peter J. Munson
Publisher: Potomac Books, Inc.
ISBN: 1612345395
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Phillip B. Davidson, Vietnam at War: The History; I 94641975 (Novato, CA:
Presidio, 1988), 295497. Goldstein, Lessons in Disaster, 1384140; Bundy quoted
therein, 139; and Sherman Kent, “Memorandum from the Board of National
Estimates to the Director of Central Intelligence” (June 9, 1964), http://www. /vietnam/showdoc.php?docid:15l (accessed June 18, 201 1
). Goldstein, Lessons in Disaster, 168, and H. R. McMaster, Dereliction of Duty:
Johnson, ...

When Soldiers Fall

Author: Steven Casey
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199890382
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According to one poll, eight out of ten Americans opposed Goldwater's policy
positions. See “The Harris Survey,” July 13, 1964, White House Central File (
WHCF)-NF-Harris, box 120, Johnson Papers, Johnson Library; see also
Matthews, “To Defeat a Maverick,” 670–73. Moyers to Johnson, October 3, 1964,
WHOF-Aides-Moyers, box 10, Johnson Papers. Johnson, Public Papers, October
9, 1964; McMaster, Dereliction of Duty, 117–18; Bundy, “Position Paper on
Expanding the South ...

Ates Gecitleri

Author: Steven Pressfield
ISBN: 9789758509133
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Narrated by the sole survivor of the epic battle - a squire in the Spartan heavy infantry - Gates of Fire is a depiction of one man's indoctrination into the Spartan way of life and death, and of the legendary men and women who gave the ...

The Columbia Guide To The Vietnam War

Author: David L. Anderson
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 9780231114936
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Berkeley: University of California Press, 1999. This multiarchival work indicts
Lyndon Johnson for choosing war when, according to Logevall's research, a
negotiated settlement was possible. The author speculates that, if Kennedy had
lived, he would have made a different choice. McMaster, H. R. Dereliction of Duty:
Johnson, McNamara, the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and the Lies That Led to Vietnam.
New York: HarperCollins, 1997. McMaster criticizes the military chiefs for failing
to oppose ...

Intelligence And U S Foreign Policy

Author: Paul R. Pillar
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231527802
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Pentagon Papers, 2:107. Ibid., 3:178–79. Harold P. Ford, CIA and the Vietnam
Policymakers: Three Episodes 1962– 1968 (Washington, D.C.: CIA History Staff,
1998), 56. See, for example, a report in November 1964 by Assistant Secretary of
State William Bundy and Assistant Secretary of Defense John McNaughton in the
Pentagon Papers, 3:657, and a memorandum by McNaughton in March 1965,
quoted in H. R. McMaster, Dereliction of Duty: Lyndon Johnson, Robert
McNamara, ...

The Character Factor

Author: James P. Pfiffner
Publisher: Texas A&M University Press
ISBN: 9781585443161
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31-34; and H. R. McMaster, Dereliction of Duty (New York: Harper, 1997), pp. 107
-108, 121-23. 57. Beschloss, Reaching for Glory, pp. 37-39. At this point Johnson
wanted to resist Barry Goldwater's calls for more aggressive military action in
Vietnam. 58. Goulden, Truth Is the First Casualty, p . 160. The context of this
quote was that Johnson was implying that he was misled by the Pentagon. 59.
Both quotes from David Wise, The Politics of Lying (New York: Vintage, 1973), pp
. 65-66.

Elusive Victories

Author: Andrew J. Polsky
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199942811
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Schandler, Lyndon Johnson and Vietnam, 59–61; Langguth, Our Vietnam, 454–
55. For a full discussion and sharp critique of administrationJCS relations
throughout this period, see H. R. McMaster, Dereliction of Duty: Lyndon Johnson,
Robert McNamara, the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and the Lies that Led to Vietnam (
New York: HarperCollins, 1997). For example, he argued strongly in early 1967
for permission to extend ground combat operations into Laos and Cambodia.
Langguth, Our ...