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The Resource Lessons in disaster : McGeorge Bundy and the path to war in Vietnam, Gordon M. Goldstein

Lessons in disaster : McGeorge Bundy and the path to war in Vietnam, Gordon M. Goldstein

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Lessons in disaster : McGeorge Bundy and the path to war in Vietnam
Title
Lessons in disaster
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McGeorge Bundy and the path to war in Vietnam
Statement of responsibility
Gordon M. Goldstein
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Language
eng
Summary
Drawing on prodigious research as well as the interviews and analysis he has conducted with former National Security Adviser McGeorge Bundy, Goldstein offers this revelatory look at the decisions that led to the U.S. involvement in Vietnam
Summary
Drawing on prodigious research as well as the interviews and analysis he has conducted with former National Security Adviser McGeorge Bundy, Goldstein offers this revelatory look at the decisions that led to the U.S. involvement in Vietnam
Biography type
contains biographical information
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298210
Cataloging source
PIT
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Goldstein, Gordon M
Dewey number
327.730597
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • United States
  • Vietnam
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Bundy, McGeorge
  • Bundy, McGeorge
  • Political consultants
  • Presidents
  • United States
  • United States
  • National Security Council (U.S.)
  • National security
Target audience
adult
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McGeorge Bundy and the path to war in Vietnam
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Lessons in disaster : McGeorge Bundy and the path to war in Vietnam, Gordon M. Goldstein
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [249]-284) and index
Contents
Legend of the establishment -- Counselors advise but presidents decide -- Never trust the bureaucracy to get it right -- Politics is the enemy of strategy -- Conviction without rigor is a strategy for disaster -- Never deploy military means in pursuit of indeterminate ends -- Intervention is a presidential choice, not an inevitability
Control code
ocn436452901
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Holt paperbacks ed.
Extent
xiii, 300 p.
Isbn
9780805090871
System control number
(OCoLC)436452901
Label
Lessons in disaster : McGeorge Bundy and the path to war in Vietnam, Gordon M. Goldstein
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [249]-284) and index
Contents
Legend of the establishment -- Counselors advise but presidents decide -- Never trust the bureaucracy to get it right -- Politics is the enemy of strategy -- Conviction without rigor is a strategy for disaster -- Never deploy military means in pursuit of indeterminate ends -- Intervention is a presidential choice, not an inevitability
Control code
ocn436452901
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Holt paperbacks ed.
Extent
xiii, 300 p.
Isbn
9780805090871
System control number
(OCoLC)436452901

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