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Road to disaster : a new history of America's descent into Vietnam / Brian VanDemark.

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Centerville Center Twp PL - Centerville 959.704 VAN (Text) 76895000308942 1st Floor Nonfiction Available -
Eckhart PL - Main LP NF 959.704 VAN (Text) 840191002695955 Large Print - Main Level Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062859662
  • ISBN: 0062859668
  • Physical Description: xlii, 1011 pages (large print) : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
  • Edition: First HarperLuxe edition, Larger print
  • Publisher: New York, NY : HarperLuxe, 2018

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 897-1011).
Formatted Contents Note:
Prologue : a very human culprit -- The danger of unquestioned assumptions (January-April 1961) -- The limits of imagination (April 1961-October 1962) -- The failure of anticipation (October 1962-November 1963) -- The peril of short-term thinking (November 1963-July 1965) -- The hazard of sunk costs (August 1965-May 1967) -- The jeopardy of conflicting loyalties (May 1967-February 1968) -- The difficulty of ending war (March 1968-January 1969) -- Epilogue : the burden of regret.
Summary, etc.:
Many books have been written on the tragic decisions regarding Vietnam made by the young stars of the Kennedy and Johnson administrations. Yet despite millions of words of analysis and reflection, no historian has been able to explain why such decent, brilliant, and previously successful men stumbled so badly, until now
Subject: Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973.
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 > Causes.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 > United States.
HISTORY > Military > Vietnam War.
HISTORY > Modern > 20th Century.
HISTORY > Asia > Southeast Asia.
United States > Foreign relations > 1961-1963 > Decision making.
United States > Foreign relations > 1963-1969 > Decision making.
United States > Politics and government > 1963-1969.
Genre: Large type books.
> Nonfiction.

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