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Bissell, Richard M. (Richard Mervin), 1909-1994(1)
Forrestal, Michael V. (Michael Vincent), 1927-1989(1)
National security and defense(1)
Vietnam War, 1961-1975(1)
Bay of Pigs Invasion, Cuba, 1961(1)
McNamara, Robert S. (Robert Strange), 1916-2009(1)
Ngo, Dinh Diem, 1901-1963(1)
Taylor, Maxwell D. (Maxwell Davenport), 1901-1987(1)
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Bissell discusses the planning for the Bay of Pigs invasion, including the timing of when John F. Kennedy learned of the plans, the Joint Chiefs of Staffs’ involvement in the planning, and the possibility for alternate outcomes, among other issues.
Forrestal discusses ambassador’s role in Vietnam, the strategic hamlet program, the August 24th telegram and escalating tensions, among other issues.
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