Was Robert McNamara a "war criminal"? Howard Zinn assesses McNamara’s "legacy" Howard Zinn "McNamara had no moral intelligence"
Amy Goodman interviews, Jonathon Schell, Marilyn Young and Howard Zinn
Vietnam War Architect Robert McNamara Dies at 93: A Look at His Legacy With Howard Zinn, Marilyn Young & Jonathan Schell
Former Defense Secretary Robert McNamara has died at the age of 93. McNamara was one of the key architects of the Vietnam war, which killed at least three million Vietnamese, around one million Cambodians and Laotians, and 58,000 American soldiers. We take a look at McNamara’s legacy with two pre-eminent historians: Howard Zinn and Marilyn Young. We also speak with Jonathan Schell, who covered Vietnam as a reporter in 1967 and met with McNamara in a secret Pentagon meeting.[includes rush transcript]