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War lessons from the past can inform us with warnings and insight.
Very well done story, McNamara comes across as a very sharp and matter of fact person, but he seems to skip over many aspects of what impact his decisions had.
Yes, he did participate in the planning of the bombing of Japan in WWII, and was Secretary of Defense in the Vietnam war.
I'm surprised with some things that was mentioned in this film, for example, about how much atomic bomb were put in Cuba.
What ever you may think of Robert Strange McNamara (what a middle name!), he was a major player in one of the most controversial times of the Twentyth Century. Read morePublished 16 days ago by Big Z
Closest thing to an apology from Robert McNamara. Can't beat hearing history from the history makers mouth.Published 1 month ago by Michael Shelton
Makes you really think about not only how we in this country have tended to operate on the world stage, but also causes you to rightly question your own personal conduct in a... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Tonybanker
This is a powerful documentary. Both a history of the Cold War and a biography of Robert McNamara, it has lessons for the future as well. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Chad M
Unbalanced view showing only negative of USA. Japanese frequently ate prisoners while they were living as well as already dead prisoners, and all of President George H Bush's... Read morePublished 2 months ago by 746309
This should clear up any ambiguity about the gulf of tonkin lies. McNamara is to be commended, he was just a little late in the admission.Published 2 months ago by Huckleberry