The Best and the Brightest Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

What evidence does Halberstam give for the deterioration of the mood in America? (from Chapters 27 - Epilogue - Final Word)

2.

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

3.

Who was Kennedy's military analyst on the 1961 fact-finding mission? (from Chapters 9-10)

4.

Where was the war going badly, at the time when the White House was losing faith in Diem? (from Chapters 13-14)

5.

What does Halberstam say was decided at the April 20, 1965 meeting in Honolulu? (from Chapters 25-26)

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