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 major 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. Wikipedia*
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Robert McNamara has 41 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 1,141 views per program. Most appearances with Lyndon Baines Johnson (10), Dean Rusk (6), Walt Rostow (4). Most common tags: Vietnam War, Soviet Union, Kennedy, John F..