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In the early 1960s, Kennedy administration Defense Secretary Robert McNamara emphasized offensive missiles. He rejected the anti-ballistic missile as impractical and too easily overwhelmed. Later, President Lyndon Johnson forced McNamara to declare support for an ABM system. President Ronald ...

Holbrook may not have a coastline to attract beach-goers, but that's a positive once in a while. “Thank God we weren't Quincy,” said Holbrook Police Commander Robert McNamara as he described the damage caused by Friday's nor'easter that pummeled the state with massive rain and winds. “But the ...
A tunnel under Long Island Sound might be a long way off, but the Village of Flower Hill has already made it clear that it has problems with the current plan. Of the suggestions for a bridge/tunnel combination to cross the Sound, a route from Oyster Bay to Westchester County appears to be the most feasible.
... loving father of Walter (Kim) and Patrick (Stephanie) Moss; cherished grandfather of Mark and Sean; dearest brother of Patricia (late Jack) Pennel, Evelyn (late Eugene) McNamara, James Moss, Joanne (Thomas) Mattingly, Donald Moss, late Richard (Teri) Moss, and late Nora (late Robert) McNamara; ...
Carol J. McNamara-Gardner, 60, of Haines City, Florida, and formerly of Ellington, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, February 7, 2018. Born in Manchester, the daughter of Bethamy "Betty" (Bancroft) McNamara Heim of Vernon and the late Robert McNamara, she grew up and lived in Ellington before ...
On Nov. 29, 1967, President Lyndon Johnson announced that Robert McNamara, the secretary of defense, would leave his post to run the World Bank. “I do not know to this day whether I quit or was fired,” McNamara wrote decades later. “Maybe it was both.” It's actually quite clear: He was fired. But he ...
Katharine Graham and her husband, Phillip, were prime culprits, active on the Washington social scene and counting John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson, Robert McNamara and many other power elites as personal friends. When Graham inherited the newspaper from her husband upon his death in ...
The movie also shows Robert McNamara trying to stop publication. McNamara was the former secretary of defense who commissioned the study of the war that became "The Pentagon Papers." "Nixon will muster the full power of the presidency, and if there's a way to destroy you, by God, he'll find it," Bruce ...


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