Rethinking Camelot by Noam Chomsky audiobook

Rethinking Camelot: JFK, the Vietnam War, and US Political Culture

By Noam Chomsky
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7.25 Hours Unabridged
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Noam Chomsky dismisses efforts to resurrect Camelot—an attractive American myth portraying JFK as a shining knight promising peace, foiled only by assassins bent on stopping this lone hero from withdrawing from Vietnam. Chomsky argues that US institutions and political culture, not individual presidents, are the key to understanding US behavior during the Vietnam War.

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Noam Chomsky dismisses efforts to resurrect Camelot—an attractive American myth portraying JFK as a shining knight promising peace, foiled only by assassins bent on stopping this lone hero from withdrawing from Vietnam. Chomsky argues that US institutions and political culture, not individual presidents, are the key to understanding US behavior during the Vietnam War.

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Author Bio: Noam Chomsky

Author Bio: Noam Chomsky

Noam Chomsky is known throughout the world for his political and philosophical writings as well as for his groundbreaking linguistics work. He is the author of over one hundred books on such topics as war, politics, dissent, and mass media, and his work is widely credited with having revolutionized the field of modern linguistics. His numerous bestselling political works have been translated into scores of languages worldwide. He is a professor emeritus at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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Available Formats : CD
Category: Nonfiction/History
Runtime: 7.25
Audience: Adult
Language: English