|Amazon Price||New from||Used from|
Halberstam roots out the subtleties and sustains a very complicated chronology in a very readable text.
I read this book in paperback for the second time a few years ago, and I am about to get the Kindle edition to read it again.
THE BEST AND THE BRIGHTEST by David Halberstam interprets US Foreign Policy of the Vietnam War as delusional.
Halberstam peppers this early history of the Vietnam war with exceptionally long diversions into cradle-to-grave biographies of the principals. Read morePublished 8 days ago by NAK
This Book Has Significant History That Has Made This Book Into A Classic Book About A Difficult And Powerful Subject That Occurred In Our Fairly Recent Past. Read morePublished 11 days ago by John Ford
very detailed but info on things you would otherwise never know about the significant characters who helped shape policy of the 60's and the vietnam war.Published 15 days ago by R. Meyer
All that I expected. Nice now to relive these times without the pain.Published 26 days ago by Don Swanson
A lot of information that I had forgotten. I served at the end of the Vietnam war and had some reservations as to why we were there. Read morePublished 29 days ago by rickyice
sometimes goes too far in looking at the backround of the personsPublished 1 month ago by timothy romps
An incredible book. Very well researched and written. Having lived through this I find it incredible how many lies were being told in the upper levels of government and to the... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Galen McKinley
A real classic. A must-read for any serious student of history and management. Only four stars because Halberstam's writing style here (unlike his later work) tended to be a bit... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Dax Lucas