Robert McNamara's Reminiscence regarding the John F. Kennedy Assassination

Summary

This memo was written by Robert McNamara, Secretary of Defense in the Kennedy administration, just after he learned of the death of President John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963. He describes, in very personal terms, his reaction to the news from the President's brother Robert Kennedy, that the president had been shot.

This memo was written by Robert McNamara, Secretary of Defense in the Kennedy administration, just after he learned of the death of President John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963. He describes, in very personal terms, his reaction to the news from the President's brother Robert Kennedy, that the president had been shot.

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