Robert McNamara
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Robert McNamara

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Robert McNamara was a Secretary for the Department of Defense with 65 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1962 Compiled Program. The year with the most videos was 1964 with 21 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 1995 with an average of 2,115 views per program. Most appearances with Lyndon Baines Johnson (32), Dean Rusk (15), McGeorge Bundy (13). Most common tags: Vietnam War, Soviet Union, Kennedy, John F..

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Secretary, Department of Defense c. January 21, 1961 - c. February 29, 1968 Videos: 58 c. May 5, 2001 - c. May 5, 2001 Videos: 1 President, World Bank c. April 1, 1968 - c. June 1, 1981 Videos: 2 Commissioner, Bilateral Cmsn. on Future U.S.-Mexico c. November 17, 1988 - c. March 20, 1989 Videos: 1 Secretary c. January 1, 1961 - c. December 31, 1968 Videos: 2 c. October 13, 2002 - c. October 13, 2002 Videos: 1

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  • The LBJ Tapes: 1964 Presidential Election

    The LBJ Tapes: 1964 Presidential Election

    President Lyndon Johnson talked with staff and advisors about the Democratic National Convention, the upcoming election,…

  • Nuclear Non-Proliferation

    Nuclear Non-Proliferation

    At a conference on nuclear non-proliferation issues hosted by the Carnegie Endowment and broadcast by National Public Radio,…

  • Robert McNamara on the Lessons of War

    Robert McNamara on the Lessons of War

    Robert McNamara, former Defense Secretary in the Kennedy and Johnson administrations (1961-68) discussed lessons he learned…

  • <em>On the Brink</em>

    On the Brink

    Panelists discussed the thirteen days in October of 1962, during which there were Soviet missiles in Cuba aimed at the…

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