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The Best and the Brightest

by David Halberstam

eBook
David Halberstam's masterpiece, the defining history of the making of the Vietnam tragedy, with a new Foreword by Senator John McCain.

Using portraits of America's flawed policy makers and accounts of the forces that drove them, The Best and the Brightest reckons magnificently with the most important abiding question of our country's recent history: Why did America become mired in Vietnam, and why did we lose? As the definitive single-volume answer to that question, this enthralling book has never been superseded. It is an American classic.

From the Hardcover edition.

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Publisher: Random House Publishing Group

Kindle Book

  • Release date: March 26, 2002

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  • ISBN: 9781588360984
  • Release date: March 26, 2002

EPUB eBook

  • ISBN: 9781588360984
  • File size: 1718 KB
  • Release date: March 26, 2002

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English

David Halberstam's masterpiece, the defining history of the making of the Vietnam tragedy, with a new Foreword by Senator John McCain.

Using portraits of America's flawed policy makers and accounts of the forces that drove them, The Best and the Brightest reckons magnificently with the most important abiding question of our country's recent history: Why did America become mired in Vietnam, and why did we lose? As the definitive single-volume answer to that question, this enthralling book has never been superseded. It is an American classic.

From the Hardcover edition.

Expand title description text