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The Resource Haunting legacy : Vietnam and the American presidency from Ford to Obama, Marvin Kalb, Deborah Kalb

Haunting legacy : Vietnam and the American presidency from Ford to Obama, Marvin Kalb, Deborah Kalb

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Haunting legacy : Vietnam and the American presidency from Ford to Obama
Title
Haunting legacy
Title remainder
Vietnam and the American presidency from Ford to Obama
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Marvin Kalb, Deborah Kalb
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Vietnam and the American presidency from Ford to Obama
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eng
Summary
The United States had never lost a war-that is, until 1975, when it was forced to flee Saigon in humiliation after losing to what Lyndon Johnson called a ""raggedy-ass little fourth-rate country."" The legacy of this first defeat has haunted every president since, especially on the decision of whether to put ""boots on the ground"" and commit troops to war. In Haunting Legacy, the father-daughter journalist team of Marvin Kalb and Deborah Kalb presents a compelling, accessible, and hugely important history of presidential decisionmaking on one crucial issue: in light of the Vi
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non fiction
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  • dictionaries
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Haunting legacy : Vietnam and the American presidency from Ford to Obama, Marvin Kalb, Deborah Kalb
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Haunting legacy : Vietnam and the American presidency from Ford to Obama, Marvin Kalb, Deborah Kalb
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.7864/j.ctt4cg84s
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On front cover: Revised Edition
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 309-334) and indexes
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multicolored
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Contents
Introduction -- Ford : finally, the war ends -- Ford and the mini-challenge of the Mayaguez -- Carter, Brzezinski, and Russia's Vietnam -- Reagan, Grenada, Lebanon, and the marines -- Bush I : burying Vietnam -- Clinton : the first baby-boomer president -- Bush II : boots on the ground -- 2004 : the Swift boat Campaign -- Obama : "Afghanistan is not Vietnam" -- "Good enough."
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Rev. ed..
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1 online resource (xi, 356 pages)
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9780815724407
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