Haunting Legacy: Vietnam And The American Presidency From Ford To Obama

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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. 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. Marvin Kalb And Deborah Kalb. Includes Bibliographical References And Index.

Authors : Marvin Kalb, Deborah Kalb

Publisher : Brookings Institution Press

Published Year : 2011

Edition : 1

Format : print - Hardcover, 364 pages

Subject : Presidents--Decision making--History, Presidents--United States--Decision making--History--20th century, Presidents--United States--Decision making--History--21st century, Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Influence, Military policy, Foreign relations, Politics and government, JK511 .K35 2011, 973.92

Language : English

Dimensions : xi, 355 p. ; 25 cm.

ISBN : 0815721315

ISBN13 : 9780815721314