To Move a Nation

A. The Perfect Failure
B. “How Could I Be So Stupid?”
1. The Torch is Passed
2. The Best and the Brightest
a. Dean Rusk
b. McGeorge Bundy
c. Robert McNamara
d. Maxwell Taylor
3. Poor Plan
4. Poor Process
C. Misperception
1. Guatemala Precedent
2. Arbenz v. Castro (and Guevara)
D. The Politics of Personality
1. Hubris
2. The Kennedy Imprisonment

3. Leadership Style
4. Psychology of a Nation
5. 1960 Election



Operation ZAPATA
Bay of Pigs (Playa Giron)
Taylor Study Group (Green Committee)
Plausible Deniability
Fidel Castro
Che Guevara
Why England Slept