Wednesday, December 16, 2009

McGeorge Bundy Memos

Earlier this fall, before President Obama's announcement of a new strategy in Afghanistan, NYT op-ed columnist Frank Rich discussed Gordon Goldstein's 2008 book Lessons in Disaster: McGeorge Bundy and the Path to War in Vietnam in a piece titled "Obama at the Precipice"

Researchers looking to further analyze McGeorge Bundy's role as Special Assistant for National Security Affaris (a post now known as national security adviser) during the early years of Johnson's presidency can turn to a microform set in Green Library--Memos of the Special Assistant for National Security Affairs: McGeorge Bundy to President Johnson, 1963-1966. Microfilmed from holdings at the Lyndon B. Johnson Library, the set has also has a printed guide, available in Media-Microtext and the SSRC.