The Best and the Brightest Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

What measures does Halberstam say Washington, D.C. took when the soldiers dissented over conditions? (from Chapters 11-12)

2.

What does Halberstam say was the effect of the Gulf of Tonkin incident on the U.S. government? (from Chapters 19-20)

3.

Why did the Americans back down on demands for reform in Vietnam in 1962, in Halberstam's account? (from Chapters 9-10)

4.

Who was it who authorized a paper that would rationalize an exit from Vietnam? (from Chapters 17-18)

5.

What kind of reports does Halberstam say would come from the head of the U.S. command after his 1962 appointment? (from Chapters 9-10)

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