The War Within: America's Battle Over Vietnam by Tom Wells

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The War Within: America's Battle Over Vietnam

'“An invaluable record of an unforgettable American calamity. . . . The War Within deserves to be read and pondered for the lessons it provides about the surprising power of ordinary citizens to make and break wars and Presidents.” —The New York Times   “A vivid history of America’s struggle with itself. . . . Wells gives the drama with a novelist’s intuitions, drawing skillfully on his remarkable interviews . . . integrated with painstaking archival research. . . . Open this vast, absorbing narrative to any page and one finds vivid personal dramas.” —Chicago Tribune Book World   “The definitive story of the movement and its effect on policymakers in Washington.” —Boston Globe   “Destined to become the definitive work. . . . Astounding revelations emerge in a book as meticulously researched as this one . . . . Always dramatic.” —Portland Oregonian   “Immense, painstakingly researched, painfully engrossing account of how the battle on America’s home front ended its longest and least popular war. . . . A balanced, absorbing, tragic narrative.” —Kirkus Reviews   “This absorbing drama filled with vivid characterizations is an impressive work.” —Publishers Weekly'
'“An invaluable record of an unforgettable American calamity. . . . The War Within deserves to be read and pondered for the lessons it provides about the surprising power of ordinary citizens to make and break wars and Presidents.” —The New York Times   “A vivid history of America’s struggle with itself. . . . Wells gives the drama with a novelist’s intuitions, drawing skillfully on his remarkable interviews . . . integrated with painstaking archival research. . . . Open this vast, absorbing narrative to any page and one finds vivid personal dramas.” —Chicago Tribune Book World   “The definitive story of the movement and its effect on policymakers in Washington.” —Boston Globe   “Destined to become the definitive work. . . . Astounding revelations emerge in a book as meticulously researched as this one . . . . Always dramatic.” —Portland Oregonian   “Immense, painstakingly researched, painfully engrossing account of how the battle on America’s home front ended its longest and least popular war. . . . A balanced, absorbing, tragic narrative.” —Kirkus Reviews   “This absorbing drama filled with vivid characterizations is an impressive work.” —Publishers Weekly'
Publisher: Open Road Distribution ISBN: 9781504029339 Pages: 799