Selected Bibliography: Robert S. McNamara

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  • Blight, James G., The fog of war: lessons from the life of Robert S. McNamara. James G. Blight and Janet M. Lang. Lanham, Md: Rowman & Littlefield, c2005. E840.8.M46 B58 2005
  • Cooper,Chester L., In the shadows of history: fifty years behind the scenes of cold war diplomacy; foreword by Robert McNamara. Amherst, N.Y.: Prometheus Books, 2005. E840.8.C669 A3 2005
  • Cristol, A. Jay, The Liberty incident: the 1967 Israeli attack on the U.S. navy spy ship Washington, D.C.: Brassey's Inc., c2002 DS127.6.N3 C74 2002
  • Freedman, Lawrence, Kennedy's wars: Berlin, Cuba, Laos, and Vietnam New York: Oxford University Press, 2000. E841 .F69 2000
  • Fry, Joseph A., Debating Vietnam: Fulbright, Stennis, and their Senate hearings Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield, c2006. DS558 .F79 2006
  • Hendrickson, Paul, The living and the dead: Robert McNamara and five lives of a lost war New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1996. DS558 .H445 1996
  • McMaster, H. R., Dereliction of duty: Lyndon Johnson, Robert McNamara, the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and the lies that led to Vietnam New York: HarperPerennial, 1998 DS558 .M43 1998
  • McMaster, H. R, Distrust, deceit, and disaster: Lyndon Johnson, Robert McNamara, the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and the Americanization of the Vietnam War, 1963-1965 / Herbert R. McMaster, Jr. 1996 AC803.M167 D57 1996a
  • McNamara, Robert S, Argument without end: in search of answers to the Vietnam tragedy / Robert S. McNamara, James G. Blight, and Robert K. Brigham; with Thomas J. Biersteker and Col. Herbert Y. Schandler. New York: PublicAffairs, c1999. DS558 .M439 1999
  • Shapley, Deborah, Promise and power: the life and times of Robert McNamara Boston: Little, Brown, c1993. E840.8.M46 S47 1993
  • Twing, Stephen W, Myths, models, & U.S. Foreign Policy: the cultural shaping of three cold warriors Boulder, Colo.: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 1998 JZ1479 .T88 1998
  • Light at the end of the tunnel: a Vietnam War anthology / edited by Andrew J. Rotter. Wilmington, Del.: SR Books, c1999. DS558 .L54 1999
  • Major problems in the history of the Vietnam War: documents and essays / edited by Robert J. McMahon. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, c2003. DS557.7 .M355 2003