Assessing the War

In this segment, Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara offers President Johnson a mixed review of the military situation in Vietnam. He also recounts for Johnson an unflattering portrait of the South Vietnamese government, provided by Dr. Henry A. Kissinger, which appeared that morning in the Washington Post.

Date: 
Nov 02, 1965
Participants: 
Lyndon Johnson, Robert McNamara
Conversation Number: 
WH6511.01-9103