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The Best and the Brightest

David Halberstam

David Halberstam's masterpiece, the defining history of the making of the Vietnam tragedy, with a new Foreword by Senator John McCain. Using portraits of America's flawed policy makers and accounts of the forces that drove them, The Best and the Brightest reckons magnificently with the most important abiding question of our country's recent history: Why did America become mired in Vietnam, and why did we lose? As the definitive single-volume answer to that question, this enthralling book has never been superseded. It is an American classic.

David Halberstam's masterpiece, the defining history of the making of the Vietnam tragedy, with a new Foreword by Senator John McCain. Using portraits of America's flawed policy makers and accounts of the forces that drove them, The Best and the Brightest reckons magnificently with the most important abiding question of our country's recent history: Why did America become mired in Vietnam, and why did we lose? As the definitive single-volume answer to that question, this enthralling book has never been superseded. It is an American classic.
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David Halberstam's masterpiece, the defining history of the making of the Vietnam tragedy, with a new Foreword by Senator John McCain. Using portraits of America's flawed policy makers and accounts of the forces that drove them, The Best and the Brightest reckons magnificently with the most important abiding question of our country's recent history: Why did America become mired in Vietnam, and why did we lose? As the definitive single-volume answer to that question, this enthralling book has never been superseded. It is an American classic.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Mark Bramhall

Length:

37h 9m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

00:13


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

08:48


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

08:20


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

07:55


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

08:11


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

07:24


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

06:33


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

08:03


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

08:26


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

08:29


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

05:22


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

07:54


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

08:29


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

08:03


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

08:18


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

07:13


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

08:54


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

08:00


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

08:15


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

05:12


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

05:18


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

04:58


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

08:39


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

08:23


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

05:29


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

07:30


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

08:10


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

08:28


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

08:47


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

07:59


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

08:21


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

07:32


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

07:16


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

07:55


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

07:48


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

07:58


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

07:53


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

08:07


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

08:50


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

08:21


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

06:02


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

05:01


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

06:11


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

08:56


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

08:57


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

07:53


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

08:18


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

08:20


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

03:36


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

05:54


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

07:27


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

04:59


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

08:50


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

08:06


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

08:10


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

07:36


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

07:57


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

08:21


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

04:04


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

07:52


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

08:49


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

06:23


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

08:53


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

08:03


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

08:21


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

07:46


Chapter 67
Chapter 67

08:55


Chapter 68
Chapter 68

08:14


Chapter 69
Chapter 69

08:49


Chapter 70
Chapter 70

07:31


Chapter 71
Chapter 71

08:40


Chapter 72
Chapter 72

08:54


Chapter 73
Chapter 73

07:44


Chapter 74
Chapter 74

08:00


Chapter 75
Chapter 75

08:22


Chapter 76
Chapter 76

08:05


Chapter 77
Chapter 77

07:50


Chapter 78
Chapter 78

08:09


Chapter 79
Chapter 79

08:43


Chapter 80
Chapter 80

05:36


Chapter 81
Chapter 81

04:47


Chapter 82
Chapter 82

08:18


Chapter 83
Chapter 83

07:01


Chapter 84
Chapter 84

07:48


Chapter 85
Chapter 85

05:16


Chapter 86
Chapter 86

08:27


Chapter 87
Chapter 87

07:50


Chapter 88
Chapter 88

08:19


Chapter 89
Chapter 89

08:31


Chapter 90
Chapter 90

07:44


Chapter 91
Chapter 91

07:23


Chapter 92
Chapter 92

07:02


Chapter 93
Chapter 93

05:22


Chapter 94
Chapter 94

08:56


Chapter 95
Chapter 95

08:15


Chapter 96
Chapter 96

08:55


Chapter 97
Chapter 97

08:15


Chapter 98
Chapter 98

07:45


Chapter 99
Chapter 99

08:06


Chapter 100
Chapter 100

06:22


Chapter 101
Chapter 101

06:35


Chapter 102
Chapter 102

07:50


Chapter 103
Chapter 103

07:58


Chapter 104
Chapter 104

08:50


Chapter 105
Chapter 105

07:54


Chapter 106
Chapter 106

08:09


Chapter 107
Chapter 107

08:00


Chapter 108
Chapter 108

08:14


Chapter 109
Chapter 109

07:25


Chapter 110
Chapter 110

07:30


Chapter 111
Chapter 111

04:54


Chapter 112
Chapter 112

08:04


Chapter 113
Chapter 113

08:27


Chapter 114
Chapter 114

08:19


Chapter 115
Chapter 115

08:11


Chapter 116
Chapter 116

08:14


Chapter 117
Chapter 117

07:41


Chapter 118
Chapter 118

08:41


Chapter 119
Chapter 119

08:30


Chapter 120
Chapter 120

08:29


Chapter 121
Chapter 121

03:22


Chapter 122
Chapter 122

08:24


Chapter 123
Chapter 123

08:38


Chapter 124
Chapter 124

08:54


Chapter 125
Chapter 125

07:48


Chapter 126
Chapter 126

07:45


Chapter 127
Chapter 127

08:44


Chapter 128
Chapter 128

08:45


Chapter 129
Chapter 129

08:42


Chapter 130
Chapter 130

07:55


Chapter 131
Chapter 131

08:12


Chapter 132
Chapter 132

08:22


Chapter 133
Chapter 133

08:23


Chapter 134
Chapter 134

08:06


Chapter 135
Chapter 135

05:40


Chapter 136
Chapter 136

08:03


Chapter 137
Chapter 137

08:22


Chapter 138
Chapter 138

08:50


Chapter 139
Chapter 139

07:11


Chapter 140
Chapter 140

04:59


Chapter 141
Chapter 141

08:31


Chapter 142
Chapter 142

08:05


Chapter 143
Chapter 143

08:10


Chapter 144
Chapter 144

08:20


Chapter 145
Chapter 145

08:57


Chapter 146
Chapter 146

08:53


Chapter 147
Chapter 147

08:59


Chapter 148
Chapter 148

08:04


Chapter 149
Chapter 149

07:53


Chapter 150
Chapter 150

08:00


Chapter 151
Chapter 151

08:01


Chapter 152
Chapter 152

08:39


Chapter 153
Chapter 153

07:43


Chapter 154
Chapter 154

07:47


Chapter 155
Chapter 155

08:25


Chapter 156
Chapter 156

08:12


Chapter 157
Chapter 157

08:18


Chapter 158
Chapter 158

07:48


Chapter 159
Chapter 159

04:04


Chapter 160
Chapter 160

06:07


Chapter 161
Chapter 161

08:23


Chapter 162
Chapter 162

05:48


Chapter 163
Chapter 163

08:40


Chapter 164
Chapter 164

08:09


Chapter 165
Chapter 165

08:10


Chapter 166
Chapter 166

08:53


Chapter 167
Chapter 167

08:38


Chapter 168
Chapter 168

07:45


Chapter 169
Chapter 169

05:45


Chapter 170
Chapter 170

09:01


Chapter 171
Chapter 171

08:52


Chapter 172
Chapter 172

08:01


Chapter 173
Chapter 173

08:17


Chapter 174
Chapter 174

07:57


Chapter 175
Chapter 175

08:16


Chapter 176
Chapter 176

04:42


Chapter 177
Chapter 177

06:07


Chapter 178
Chapter 178

08:08


Chapter 179
Chapter 179

06:24


Chapter 180
Chapter 180

08:21


Chapter 181
Chapter 181

08:40


Chapter 182
Chapter 182

08:47


Chapter 183
Chapter 183

08:58


Chapter 184
Chapter 184

08:52


Chapter 185
Chapter 185

07:40


Chapter 186
Chapter 186

08:26


Chapter 187
Chapter 187

08:06


Chapter 188
Chapter 188

07:12


Chapter 189
Chapter 189

03:36


Chapter 190
Chapter 190

07:57


Chapter 191
Chapter 191

08:41


Chapter 192
Chapter 192

08:35


Chapter 193
Chapter 193

08:40


Chapter 194
Chapter 194

08:55


Chapter 195
Chapter 195

07:40


Chapter 196
Chapter 196

07:21


Chapter 197
Chapter 197

07:50


Chapter 198
Chapter 198

07:53


Chapter 199
Chapter 199

08:30

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