The War Room - What

by phil on Wednesday May 21, 2003 5:39 PM

The War Room - What Robert Dallek's new biography doesn't tell you about JFK and Vietnam. By Fred Kaplan Long before "the best and the brightest" became a term of irony, Kennedy realized that they could be as wrong as anybody. Kennedy knew he could trust his instincts; Johnson was insecure about trusting his. That is why LBJ plunged into Vietnam—and why JFK would not have.

Today's history day for the kids.

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