The Pentagon Papers

The Pentagon Papers

Book - 1993
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A collection of documents which highlights the origins of US involvement in the Vietnam War. This brief book helps to explain why the US became embroiled. Students are given a glimpse of the workings of the US government in times of crisis. Documents also provide extensive detail of how the US operated in Vietnam, which helps students understand why the US failed to achieve its objectives. A general introduction sets the importance of the documents in context and individual headnotes do the same for each document.
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, c1993.
Edition: Abridged ed.
ISBN: 9780070283800
Characteristics: xxii, 228 p. ; 22 cm.
Additional Contributors: Herring, George C. 1936-


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