Robert mcnamara is a history expert and former magazine journalist and fact checker he has covered history for thoughtco since 2007. Robert strange mcnamara (june 9, 1916 – july 6, 2009) was an american business executive and the eighth united states secretary of defense, serving from. Robert s mcnamara was born in san francisco, california on june 9, 1916 he graduated from the university of california at berkeley in 1937 with a bachelor's . Robert k mcnamara of university of cincinnati, ohio (uc) with expertise in: nutrition and dietetics, nutritional biochemistry and psychiatry read 190. The #1 national bestseller--an indispensable document for anyone interested in the vietnam war mcnamara's controversial book tells the inside and personal.
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