The Living and the Dead: Robert McNamara

In his book, The Living and the Dead: Robert McNamara and Five Lives of a Lost War, published by Alfred A. Knopf, Mr. Hendrickson examines… read more

In his book, The Living and the Dead: Robert McNamara and Five Lives of a Lost War, published by Alfred A. Knopf, Mr. Hendrickson examines the impact of U.S. government actions on the lives of five people, particularly that of Defense Secretary Robert McNamara. In this biography of McNamara, Hendrickson asks how McNamara got the job of Defense secretary, when he lost faith in the war and other issues. close

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Program ID:
75273-1
Category:
Booknotes
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Booknotes
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 27, 1996 | 8:01pm EST | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Nov 29, 2006 | 2:00am EST | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Oct 27, 1996 | 8:01pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 27, 1996 | 11:03pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 28, 1996 | 5:58am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 26, 1996 | 8:00pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 26, 1996 | 11:02pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 12, 2000 | 7:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 13, 2000 | 11:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 29, 2006 | 2:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
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