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Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara resigns 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Nov 29 1967)


Video: 'Nov. 29, 1967: Robert McNamara Resigns'

(Wednesday, November 29, 1967, evening EST; during the Vietnam War, part of the Indochina Wars and the Cold War) — In the midst of a public relations campaign by the Johnson administration to build support for the Vietnam War, U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara, one of the war’s primary architects, announced tonight he was resigning to become president of the World Bank, effective in early 1968. Continue reading Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara resigns 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Nov 29 1967)