The Best and the Brightest

Mr. Halberstam was interviewed by Ben Bradlee about the influence of his 1973 book about how America became involved in Vietnam, The Best… read more

Mr. Halberstam was interviewed by Ben Bradlee about the influence of his 1973 book about how America became involved in Vietnam, The Best and the Brightest, published in a 20th anniversary edition by Ballantine Books. The event took place in the Regency Ballroom of the Omni Shoreham hotel. Following the interview he answered questions from the audience. close

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    David Halberstam, John S. McCain
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The Best and the Brightest

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Program ID:
184030-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Interview
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 13, 2005 | 11:59am EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Aug 15, 2011 | 1:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Feb 13, 2005 | 11:59am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 20, 2005 | 10:01pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 07, 2005 | 4:59am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 09, 2005 | 4:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 11, 2005 | 4:59am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 19, 2007 | 6:43am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 13, 2011 | 11:56am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 14, 2011 | 5:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 15, 2011 | 1:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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