Book Discussion on Promise and Power

Ms. Shapley discussed her book, Promise and Power: The Life and Times of Robert McNamara, published by Little, Brown and… read more

Ms. Shapley discussed her book, Promise and Power: The Life and Times of Robert McNamara, published by Little, Brown and Company. Ms. Shapley said that Mr. McNamara, formerly secretary of defense under the Kennedy administration, helped create the Vietnam tragedy. He was also president of the World Bank for several years. Ms. Shapley talked about her research for the book, including several interviews with Mr. McNamara. close

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Book Discussion on Promise and Power

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Booknotes
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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 21, 1993
Last Aired:
May 19, 2012

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  • Mar 21, 1993 | 8:00pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 21, 1993 | 10:58pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 22, 1993 | 2:06am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 22, 1993 | 6:57am EST | C-SPAN 1
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  • May 19, 2012 | 6:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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