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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

Label
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
Statement of responsibility
Marvin Kalb, Deborah Kalb
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Examines how presidential decisionmaking has been influenced by America's defeat in the Vietnam war, studying presidents Ford, Carter, Reagan, George H. W. Bush, Clinton, George W. Bush, and Obama and how they have approached key decisions regarding conflicts while in office"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
973.92
Index
index present
LC call number
JK511
LC item number
.K35 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Haunting legacy : Vietnam and the American presidency from Ford to Obama, Marvin Kalb, Deborah Kalb
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Contents
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"
Control code
ocn696099420
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xi, 355 p.
Isbn
9780815721314
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011013090
System control number
(OCoLC)696099420
Label
Haunting legacy : Vietnam and the American presidency from Ford to Obama, Marvin Kalb, Deborah Kalb
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Contents
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"
Control code
ocn696099420
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xi, 355 p.
Isbn
9780815721314
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011013090
System control number
(OCoLC)696099420

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