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Robert Mcnamara Dead

Wrong. Terribly Wrong.

Mike Malloy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Malloy

McNamara's killing spree was without limits, without restriction, completely outside the rules of war so carefully crafted by the world's "civilized" societies.

When an Artist, In Vietnam Era, Tried to Drown Robert McNamara -- and Nearly Did It

Greg Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Greg Mitchell

One of the most dramatic, and in some ways revealing, incidents in the long life of McNamara occurred in 1972 -- when a young man, attempted to heave him off the Martha's Vineyard ferry.

The McNamara I Knew

Gordon Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gordon Goldstein

Never before has an American political figure so passionately evaluated his own failings or so determinedly sought to understand the lessons of a tragic war.

Robert McNamara and Vietnam: A Basic Reading List

Kenneth C. Davis | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kenneth C. Davis

For anyone who needs a refresher course on America in Vietnam, here is a short reading list from among the thousands of books written about the war.

On Al Franken, Robert McNamara, and Running Against Joe Lieberman

Alec Baldwin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alec Baldwin

No, I am not moving to Connecticut to run against Joe Lieberman. I am sure that Democratic Party leaders in that state will take care of themselves.

Robert McNamara Dead

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Robert S. McNamara, the cerebral secretary of defense who was vilified for prosecuting America's most controversial war and then de...

Robert S. McNamara Remembered (From Afar)

Avery Corman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Avery Corman

I was struck by McNamara's appearance on that platform, imperious, deferred to, a celebrity, or something else, a member of royalty playing with his soldiers and toys.

Jason Linkins

Robert McNamara Reads Creepy, Ironic Poetry (VIDEO) | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One of the things that is likely to prevent former Defense Secretary Robert McNamara from receiving the same wall-to-wall coverage in death that Micha...

On Robert McNamara

Joseph Nye | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph Nye

Part of me will never forgive him for the consequences of his mistakes in Vietnam. But another part respects him for his efforts to come to terms with his actions and to help a younger generation to learn.