World: Mac's War

Did he resent hearing it called "McNamara's war"? At his Pentagon press conference last week, Defense Secretary Robert McNamara soberly reminded everyone that it was South Viet Nam's and the U.S. Government's war. But he added that he didn't really mind the tag.

Mac's war was going full force. Since the start of the year, 34 Americans have been killed. South Viet Nam casualties have increased in two years from an average of 300 a week to 600. For the week ending April 18, casualties for both sides reached 1,710, highest in any week...

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