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Robert McNamara, 1916--2009

Robert McNamara, Secretary of Defense for John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson and a primary architect of the Vietnam War, died at age 93 on July 6, 2009.

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'Terribly Wrong' Handling of Vietnam Overshadowed Record of Achievement
Article | Robert S. McNamara, 93, the former secretary of defense whose record as a leading executive of industry and chieftain of foreign financial aid was all but erased from public memory by his reputation as the primary architect of U.S. involvement in the war in Vietnam, died yesterday at his home in...

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