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Robert McNamara

Government (9-Jun-1916 — 6-Jul-2009)


James G. Blight; Janet M. Lang. The Fog of War: Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamara. Rowman & Littlefield. 2005. 307pp.

Paul Hendrickson. The Living and the Dead: Robert McNamara and Five Lives of a Lost War. Westminister, MD: Alfred A. Knopf. 1996. 427pp.

Robert McNamara; James Blight, Robert Brigham; Thomas Biersteker; Herbert Schandler. Argument Without End: In Search of Answers to the Vietnam Tragedy. PublicAffairs. 1999. 479pp.

Deborah Shapley. Promise and Power: The Life and Times of Robert McNamara. Boston, MA: Little, Brown & Co.. 1993. 734pp.

Henry L. Trewhitt. McNamara. Harper & Row. 1971. 307pp.


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  7. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.732)

  8. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.445)

  9. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.948)

  10. Celebrity Register 4th Issue (p.336)

  11. Who's Who in CIA (p.352)

  12. The International Who's Who 2001 (p.986)

  13. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.490)

  14. Who's Who in Modern History, 1860-1980 (p.217)

  15. Biographical Dictionary of the Left (vol.1, p.451)

  16. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.180)

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