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Sunday, November 29, 2009

Defense Secretary Robert McNamara resigns during Vietnam Conflict
JURIST Staff at 12:01 AM ET

On November 29, 1967, Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara announced that he was resigning from his office to accept an appointment as head of the World Bank. The announcement came as the Vietnam Conflict was becoming increasingly unpopular in the United States and abroad.


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