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David Halberstam • 69 Items / 20 Books, 46 Articles, 2 Reviews, 1 Film
The Best and the Brightest (1972)
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  1. Reviews
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    Letter from a Whig (Review)
    The Best and the Brightest, by David Halberstam
    1. The Best and the Brightest by David Halberstam
    The American Spectator, June 1973, pp. 17-18
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    Sons of the Morning (Review)
    The Best and the Brightest, by David Halberstam
    1. The Best and the Brightest by David Halberstam
    The New York Review of Books, January 25, 1973, pp. 3-12
  3. Books
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    Big Muddy (Review)
    The Best and the Brightest, by David Halberstam
    1. The Best and the Brightest by David Halberstam
    National Review, February 16, 1973, p. 218
  4. Books & the Arts
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    Say, Is This the U.S.A.? (Review)
    The Best and the Brightest, by David Halberstam
    1. The Best and the Brightest by David Halberstam
    The Nation, January 8, 1973, p. 53
  5. Books
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    Books (Review)
    The Best and the Brightest, by David Halberstam
    1. The Best and the Brightest by David Halberstam
    The Harpers Monthly, December 1972, pp. 104-118
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    Book Reviews (Review)
    The Best and the Brightest, by David Halberstam
    1. The Best and the Brightest by David Halberstam
    Political Science Quarterly, June 1973, pp. 276-277
  7. Books
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    Verse (Review)
    The Best and the Brightest, by David Halberstam
    1. The Best and the Brightest by David Halberstam
    Commonweal, January 12, 1973, p. 331
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    In the Crunch (Review)
    The Best and the Brightest, by David Halberstam
    1. The Best and the Brightest by David Halberstam
    The Saturday Review, January 20, 1973, p. 61
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    Doom at the Top (Review)
    The Best and the Brightest, by David Halberstam
    1. The Best and the Brightest by David Halberstam
    The New Republic, February 17, 1973, pp. 26-28
  10. Reviews
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    Lessons of the Vietnamese War (3 Reviews)
    Vietnam Settlement, by Morton Kaplan, Abram Chayes, and G. Warren Nutter, ...
    1. Vietnam Settlement by Morton Kaplan, Abram Chayes, and G. Warren Nutter, ...
    2. What Washington Said by F.M. Kail
    3. The Best and the Brightest by David Halberstam
    Orbis, Summer 1974, pp. 594-599
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    Halberstam, Fitzgerald, Ellsberg: The Reporter, the Poetess, the Analyst (3 Reviews)
    David Halberstam's gossip, while genuinely fascinating, is not in the same league with ...
    1. The Best and the Brightest by David Halberstam
    2. Fire in the Lake by Frances FitzGerald
    3. Papers On the War by Daniel Ellsberg
    The Washington Monthly, March 1973, pp. 29-36
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    Significant Books of the Last 75 Years (7 Reviews)
    The United States
    1. U.S. Foreign Policy: Shield of the Republic by Walter Lippmann
    2. American Diplomacy, 1900-1950 by George F. Kennan
    3. The Tragedy of American Diplomacy by William Appleman Williams
    4. The Best and the Brightest by David Halberstam
    5. The White House Years by Henry A. Kissinger
    6. Years of Upheaval by Henry Kissinger
    7. Union Now: With Great Britain by Clarence K. Streit
    Foreign Affairs, September 1997, pp. 221-223
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    Political Book Notes (7 Reviews)
    The American Heroin Empire, by Richard Kunnes
    1. The American Heroin Empire by Richard Kunnes
    2. The Best and the Brightest by David Halberstam
    3. The Cashless Society by Robert A. Hendrickson
    4. For the President, Personal and Secret by Orville H. Bullitt, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and William C. Bullitt, ...
    5. Mr. Republican by James T. Patterson
    6. Trial by Fury by Aaron E. Klein
    7. Utopia or Oblivion by R. Buckminster Fuller
    The Washington Monthly, November 1972, pp. 63-66
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    Short Reviews: Books (12 Reviews)
    The Odessa File, by Frederick Forsyth
    1. The Odessa File by Frederick Forsyth
    2. Waiting for the Morning Train by Bruce Catton
    3. A Universal History of Infamy by Jorge Luis Borges
    4. The Temptation of Jack Orkney, and Other Stories by Doris Lessing
    5. The Age of Kipling by John Gross
    6. The Hidden Injuries of Class by Richard Sennett and Jonathan Cobb
    7. Somewhere Else by Robert Kotlowitz
    8. The Making of a Psychiatrist by David S. Viscott
    9. Amphigorey by Edward Gorey
    10. Treasures of the Armada by Robert Stenuit
    11. Erotic Art Today by Volker Kahmen
    12. The Best and the Brightest by David Halberstam
    The Atlantic Monthly, December 1972, pp. 144-154
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    Books in Brief: Outstanding Reviews (14 Reviews)
    Radical Chic and Mau-Mauing the Flak Catchers, by Tom Wolfe
    1. Radical Chic and Mau-Mauing the Flak Catchers by Tom Wolfe
    2. Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee by Dee Brown
    3. Willmoore Kendall Contra Mundum by Nellie D. Kendall and Willmoore Kendall
    4. The Pentagon Papers
    5. The Pound Era by Hugh Kenner
    6. Catch the Falling Flag by Richard J. Whalen
    7. On the Democratic Idea in America by Irving Kristol
    8. The Best and the Brightest by David Halberstam
    9. Emile Durkheim: His Life and Work by Steven Lukes
    10. The New Left and the Origins of the Cold War by Robert James Maddox
    11. The Poetry of Richard Milhous Nixon by Jack S. Margolis and Richard M. Nixon
    12. Four Reforms by William F. Buckley, Jr.
    13. The Gulag Archipelago, 1918-1956 by Aleksandr I. Solzhenitsyn
    14. The Ordeal of Civility by John Murray Cuddihy
    National Review, December 5, 1975, pp. 1420-1435
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    Recent Books on International Relations (17 Reviews)
    United States
    1. The Diffusion of Power: 1957-1972 by W.W. Rostow
    2. The Best and the Brightest by David Halberstam
    3. Kissinger: The Uses of Power by David Landau
    4. The Crippled Giant by J. William Fulbright
    5. The Big Foundations by Waldemar A. Nielsen
    6. OSS by Richard Harris Smith
    7. The Pentagon Papers by Noam Chomsky and Howard Zinn
    8. Classified Files: The Yellowing Pages by Carol M. Barker and Matthew H. Fox
    9. Eleanor: The Years Alone by Joseph P. Lash
    10. The Papers of Adlai E. Stevenson, Vol. I by Walter Johnson and Adlai E. Stevenson
    11. The Third Year of the Nixon Watch by John Osborne
    12. The Strange Case of Richard Milhous Nixon by Jerry Voorhis and Paul S. Eriksson
    13. Some Presidents: Wilson to Nixon by William Appleman Williams
    14. Seeds of Repression by Athan Theoharis
    15. Crises of the Republic by Hannah Arendt
    16. American-East Asian Relations by Ernest R. May and James C. Thomson, Jr.
    17. American Foreign Policy Toward Communist China, 1949-1969 by Foster Rhea Dulles
    Foreign Affairs, January 1973, pp. 426-427