06 July 2009

We Shall Not Cease from Exploration | Robert Strange McNamara, 1916-2009

Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara and General Earle Wheeler, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, helping to launch planes in the South China Sea for a bombing run against North Vietnam. Photo by Bill Eppridge.

Never answer the question that is asked of you. Answer the question that you wish had been asked of you.

- Robert McNamara, The Fog of War