David Halberstam Writing Styles in The Best and the Brightest

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Perspective

The book is written in the perspective of a factual and objective document, describing the facts as the author found them to be from the French colonial days until the Nixon administration. It is written in the third person with the author being the narrator. There is a great deal of research and interviews that went into the book as is obvious when reading the book. It is full of examinations of reports, meetings and conversations between various government entities.

The intended audience for the book is anyone with an interest in the area or the time period. The book presents many historical facts that were relevant to the situation. The author traces the history of the situation from the colonial and how colonialism was returned to the region after World War II when no one stopped the French from returning. The result was instant conflict in the...

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