STAFF BLOG REPUBLIC INSIDER McGovern talks to Politico, NPR about McNamara
Mitchell's own George McGovern talked to Politico yesterday about the death, life and legacy of Robert McNamara, the Vietnam-era defense secretary:
"Bob McNamara had the courage and the cha... Posted on 7/7/09 at 9:15 AM
WASHINGTON — The death of Robert McNamara at 93 was less a faint reverberation of a receding era than a reminder that mentalities are the defining attributes of eras, and certain American mentalities recur with, it sometimes seems, metronomic regularity.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Robert S. McNamara, the cerebral secretary of defense vilified for his role in escalating the Vietnam War, a disastrous conflict he later denounced as “terribly wrong,” died Monday. He was 93.
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