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April 10, 1969, Vol. XIV, No. 26
Only the Knicks Can Make Us Respectable Now
by Joe Flaherty and Ross Wetzsteon
After years of false pregnancies, the New York sporting crowd may at last father a legitimate champion. For a long time now ... More >>
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Against Me! leader Tom Gabel is the sort of lyricist that can't stop himself from contemplating the folly of Robert McNamara's foreign policy decisions mid-song, and he's the sort of singer that can find a way to make the former Secretary of Defense's quirky name positive ... More >>
You almost get the feeling from today's masterful obit in the Times of Robert McNamara, the Vietnam War architect who died Monday at 93, that he was so troubled by the tens of thousands of corpses that resulted from his many grievous mistakes that he paid for his sins.
Reporter Tim Weiner eloquentl ... More >>
"He concluded well before leaving the Pentagon that the war was futile, but he did not share that insight with the public until late in life," says the Times of John Kennedy's and Lyndon Johnson's Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara, who died this morning at 93, and Vietnam. He was among the ... More >>