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America's Rasputin: Walt Rostow and the Vietnam War

David Milne - Biography & Autobiography - 2008 - 336 pages
Walt Rostow's meteoric rise to power--from Flatbush, Brooklyn, to the West Wing of the White House--seemed to capture the promise of the American dream. Hailing from humble ...
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Crises in U.S. Foreign Policy: An International History Reader

Michael H. Hunt - History - 1996 - 447 pages
Repeatedly in the twentieth century, the United States has been involved in confrontations with other countries, each with the potential for widespread international and ...
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The Presidential Difference: Leadership Style from Roosevelt to Clinton

Fred I. Greenstein - History - 2001 - 288 pages
As Americans choose and install a new president for a new century they could do no better than to read this work by one of our keenest observers of the modern presidency ...
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Perils of Dominance: Imbalance of Power and the Road to War in Vietnam

Gareth Porter - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 421 pages
"Perils of Dominance" is the first completely new interpretation of how and why the United States went to war in Vietnam. It provides an authoritative challenge to the ...
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INDICTMENT: For The Murder of John F. Kennedy

J. J. Magee - History - 2013 - 156 pages
On November 22, 1963, the 35th President of the United States was gunned down on the streets of a modern American city. In the fifty years since that crime was committed in ...
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Britain, America, and the Vietnam War

Sylvia Ellis - History - 2004 - 298 pages
The first serious study of the impact of the Vietnam War on the Anglo-American "special relationship."
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The Cold War: The United States and the Soviet Union, 1917-1991

Ronald E. Powaski - Political Science - 1997 - 368 pages
For half of the twentieth century, the Cold War gripped the world. International relations everywhere--and domestic policy in scores of nations--pivoted around this central ...
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Heroes, Hacks, and Fools: Memoirs from the Political Inside

Ted Van Dyk - Biography & Autobiography - 2009 - 240 pages
Ted Van Dyk, a shrewd veteran of countless national political and policy fights, casts fresh light on many of the leading personalities and watershed events of American ...
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Magic and Mayhem: The Delusions of American Foreign Policy From Korea to ...

Derek Leebaert - Political Science - 2010 - 352 pages
AFGHANISTAN AND IRAQ are the latest in a string of blunders that includes Vietnam and an unintended war with China from 1950 to ’53, those four fiascoes being just the worst ...
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