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The best and the brightest

Author: David Halberstam
Publisher: New York : Modern Library, 2001.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Modern Library edView all editions and formats
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David Halberstam's masterpiece, the defining history of the making of the Vietnam tragedy, with a new Foreword by Senator John McCain. Using portraits of America's flawed policy makers and accounts of the forces that drove them, The Best and the Brightest reckons magnificently with the most important abiding question of our country's recent history: Why did America become mired in Vietnam, and why did we lose' As  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Halberstam, David.
Best and the brightest.
New York : Modern Library, 2001
(DLC) 2001031261
(OCoLC)46785242
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Halberstam
ISBN: 9781588360984 1588360989 1299092462 9781299092464
OCLC Number: 668228944
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xxviii, 780 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Responsibility: David Halberstam ; foreword by John McCain.

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David Halberstam's masterpiece, the defining history of the making of the Vietnam tragedy, with a new Foreword by Senator John McCain. Using portraits of America's flawed policy makers and accounts of the forces that drove them, The Best and the Brightest reckons magnificently with the most important abiding question of our country's recent history: Why did America become mired in Vietnam, and why did we lose' As the definitive single-volume answer to that question, this enthralling book has never been superseded. It is an American classic. From the Hardcover edition.

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