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  • One Scandalous Storyby Marvin Kalb

    Free Press 2010; US$ 21.95

    In 1963 Marvin Kalb observed the Secret Service escorting an attractive woman into a hotel for what was most likely a rendezvous with President Kennedy. Kalb, then a news correspondent for CBS, didn't consider the incident newsworthy. Thirty-five years later, Kalb watched in dismay as the press dove headfirst into the scandal of President Clinton's... more...

  • Imperial Gambleby Marvin Kalb

    Brookings Institution Press 2015; US$ 21.99

    Marvin Kalb, a former journalist and Harvard professor, traces how the Crimea of Catherine the Great became a global tinder box. The world was stunned when Vladimir Putin invaded and seized Crimea in March 2014. In the weeks that followed, pro-Russian rebels staged uprisings in southeastern Ukraine. The United States and its Western allies immediately... more...

  • The Road to Warby Marvin Kalb

    Brookings Institution Press 2013; US$ 29.99

    Not since Pearl Harbor has an American president gone to Congress to request a declaration of war. Nevertheless, since then, one president after another, from Truman to Obama, has ordered American troops into wars all over the world. From Korea to Vietnam, Panama to Grenada, Lebanon to Bosnia, Afghanistan to Iraqwhy have presidents sidestepped declarations... more...

  • The Media and the War on Terrorismby Stephen Hess; Marvin Kalb

    Brookings Institution Press 2003; US$ 24.99

    These candid conversations capture the difficulties of reporting during crisis and war, particularly the tension between government and the press. The participants include distinguished journalistsAmerican and foreign, print and broadcastand prominent public officials, past and present. They illuminate the struggle to balance free speech and the... more...

  • Haunting Legacyby Marvin Kalb; Deborah Kalb

    Brookings Institution Press 2011; US$ 19.99

    The United States had never lost a warthat is, until 1975, when it was forced to flee Saigon in humiliation after losing to what Lyndon Johnson called a "raggedy-ass little fourth-rate country." The legacy of this first defeat has haunted every president since, especially on the decision of whether to put "boots on the ground" and commit troops to... more...

  • Haunting Legacyby Marvin Kalb; Deborah Kalb

    Brookings Institution Press 2012; US$ 19.99

    The United States had never lost a warthat is, until 1975, when it was forced to flee Saigon in humiliation after losing to what Lyndon Johnson called a "raggedy-ass little fourth-rate country." The legacy of this first defeat has haunted every president since, especially on the decision of whether to put "boots on the ground" and commit troops to... more...

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