The Best and the Brightest

Reviews with Integrated Context

Books You May Like

The Best and the Brightest

Author: David Halberstam
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Copyright: 1972
Pages: 720
Cover Price: $ 18.00

Enter a word or phrase in the box below

The Best and the Brightest is Halberstam's account of the Vietnam War's origins. His focus is on the policies of academics and intellectuals in JFK's administration and their consequences. The book details how decisions of the Kennedy and Johnson administrations led to war, focusing on 1960-65 but also covering earlier and later years up to publication. Factors examined include: