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Lessons in Disaster

McGeorge Bundy and the Path to War in Vietnam

by Gordon M. Goldstein

Hardcover, 300 pages, Henry Holt & Co, List Price: $25 |


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McGeorge Bundy and the Path to War in Vietnam
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Draws on the author's work with a late Vietnam strategist to discuss what he believed to be critical misperceptions that led to America's instigation of the war, discussing his vision of what may have occurred in alternate scenarios and what present policymakers can learn from Vietnam examples.

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