Bob Woodward and Gordon M. Goldstein -- Lessons on War From McNamara and BundyQuicklink submitted by Sheila Samples Permalink
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|Throughout their interviews, McNamara and Bundy grappled with the extent to which senior officials should go public with their views. 'There are limitations on what the secretary can say publicly,' McNamara said, adding that if a top official comes forward with bad news, 'you don't just tell your own people, you tell the enemy. You don't want the enemy being told senior officials believe the US is losing.'|
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