Robert Strange McNamara was an American business executive and the eighth Secretary of Defense, serving from 1961 to 1968 under Presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson, during which time he played a large role in escalating the United States involvement in the Vietnam War. Following that, he served as President of the World Bank from 1968 to 1981. McNamara was responsible for the institution of systems analysis in public policy, which developed into the discipline known today as policy analysis. Wikipedia*
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Robert McNamara has 38 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1962 Compiled Program. The year with the most videos was 1967 with seven videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 1995 with an average of 895 views per program. Most appearances with Lyndon Baines Johnson (7), Walt Rostow (4), James Blight (4). Most common tags: Vietnam War, Soviet Union, Kennedy, John F..