Recommended books by Neil Sheehan
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Book › Paperback“The WikiLeaks of its day” (Time) is as relevant as ever to present-day American politics.
“The most significant leaks of classified material in American history.” –The Washington Post
Not Fake News! The basis for the 2018 film The Post by Academy Award-winning director Steven Spielberg, The Pentagon Papers are a series of articles, documents, and studies examining the Johnson Administration’s lies to the public about the extent of US involvement in the Vietnam War,...
Book › PaperbackIn this long-awaited history, Neil Sheehan, winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, describes the US-Soviet arms race through the story of the colorful and visionary American Air Force officer, Bernard Schriever.
This never-before-told story details Schriever’s quest to prevent the Soviet Union from acquiring nuclear superiority, and describes American efforts to develop the unstoppable nuclear-weapon delivery system, the intercontinental ballistic missle, the first...
Book › PaperbackWhen he came to Vietnam in 1962, Lieutenant Colonel John Paul Vann was the one clear-sighted participant in an enterpirse riddled with arrogance and self-deception, a charismatic soldier who put his life and career on the line in an attempt to convince his superiors that the war should be fought another way. By the time he died in 1972, Vann had embraced the follies he once decired. He died believing that the war had been won. In this magisterial book, a monument of history and biography that...
Book › HardcoverIn March 1966, off the coast of Viet Nam, Lieutenant Commander Marcus Aurelius Arnheiter was releived of command of the destroyer escort U.S.S. Vance. He hadbeen her captain for ninety-nine days. The dispute over what happened aboard the Vance during those three months grew into one of the major controversies in the United States Navy in over a decade -- "The Arnheiter Affair." This is the engrossing story.
Book › PaperbackApparently a trade paperback edition of the 1988 first edition for BOMC
Book › HardcoverThe Pulitzer Prize-winning author of A Bright Shining Lie revisits the scene of his magisterial account of the war in Vietnam and reveals the country that is just beginning to emerge from the war's ashes. "Enlightening . . . mesmerizing . . . luminously clear."--The New York Times.
From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Book › HardcoverThe conflict raging now in South Vietnam is Phase Two of an old war. Phase One ended catastrophically for the West in 1954 at Dienbienphu, the most devasting battle since World War II and the most fateful for the world.
Book › HardcoverAndy Warhol (1928–1987) remains an icon of the 20th century and a leading figure in the Pop Art movement. He also was an obsessive collector of things large and small, ordinary and quirky. Since 1994, The Andy Warhol Museum has studied and safeguarded the artist’s archive encompassing hundreds of thousands of these objects, at turns strange, amusing, and poignant. From this array, many of these items have been researched and described in this book for the first time.
Book › HardcoverThe Pentagon Papers, officially titled United States - Vietnam Relations, 1945-1967: A Study Prepared by the Department of Defense, is a United States Department of Defense history of the United States; political-military involvement in Vietnam from 1945 to 1967. This book is the definitive edition of the Pentagon Papers as published by The New York Times in 1971 interrupted by a temporary restraining order and 15 days of litigation culminating in the Supreme Court decision. To provide a...