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War Council McGeorge Bundy, the NSC, and Vietnam

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ISBN-10: 0674046323

ISBN-13: 9780674046320

Edition: 2006

Authors: Andrew Preston

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List price: $27.50
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publication date: 4/10/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 334
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Andrew Preston is University Lecturer in History and a Fellow of Clare College, Cambridge University.

Acknowledgments
Introduction
The Mentor: Stimson's Influence on Bundy
A Foreign Office in Microcosm: Creating the National Security Adviser and Re-creating the NSC Staff
Learning to Fear the Bomb: Kennedy's Crises and the Origins of D�tente
The Hawk: Rostow and the First Attempt at Americanization
The Soft Hawk: Forrestal and Nonmilitary Escalation
Bundy the Adviser: The Drift to War
Bundy the Advocate: The Rush to War
Bundy Ambivalent: Rolling Thunder, Student Unrest, and the Decision to Commit Troops
Bundy Resilient: The Bombing Pause and the Continuing Search for a Successful Policy
Epilogue: Legacies
Notes
Bibliography of Primary Sources
Index