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Robert McNamara, 1963
December 20, 2016
Steve Stibbens ©Stars and StripesSouth Vietnam, 1963: Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara gets a round of applause during a visit to the Thu Xa (Open Arms) Camp, where Viet Cong deserters are rehabilitated. McNamara and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Maxwell Taylor spent several days touring the country and talking with Vietnamese and American officials.