Robert McNamara (I) (1916–2009)

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Robert S. McNamara was born in San Francisco, California on June 9, 1916. He graduated from the University of California at Berkeley in 1937 with a Bachelor's degree in Mathematics and Philosophy. He went on to earn a Masters degree from the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration in 1939 and had a job of teacher here from 1940 to 1943. ... See full bio »

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Other Works:

Book: "Blundering into Disaster: Surviving the First Century of the Nuclear Age". See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 16 Portrayals | 5 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Robert S. McNamara

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[in 1991, on his position during the Vietnam Nam war] I was wrong! My God, I was wrong. See more »


Graduated from Piedmont High School in Piedmont, CA, with a straight "A" average in 1933. See more »


Greased-back hair and glasses

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