ROBERT MCNAMARA R.I.P.

mcnamaraRobert McNamara, the wunderkind who fascinated President John F. Kennedy with his intellectual gymnastics while serving as his secretary of defense,  has died at the age of 93. McNamara, who also went on to serve President Lyndon Johnson, was a key architect of the Vietnam War.  See one of the last on-cam interviews he ever gave in AMERICA’S LOST H-BOMB.  The complete, 45 minute interview is included on the DVD.

America’s Lost H-Bomb

AMERICA’S LOST H-BOMB
The Science Channel in CO-PRODUCTION with Marabella Productions
1×60 min. documentary
In 1958, a nuclear bomb was jettisoned off the coast of Savannah, Georgia. Containing 400 pounds of conventional explosives and an undisclosed quantity of highly enriched uranium, the bomb’s explosive yield was 100 times that of the Hiroshima bomb. For weeks, the U.S. Navy and Air Force searched for the bomb in the silty waters around Tybee Island. Deemed “irretrievably lost,” the 7,600 pound nuclear Tybee bomb is still out there…
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