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To young scribe, ‘Mac’ was mentor, keen observer of US affairs

Bryan Bender found the former defense secretary to be an insightful tutor. Bryan Bender found the former defense secretary to be an insightful tutor.
By Bryan Bender
Globe Staff / July 7, 2009

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WASHINGTON - To a reporter fresh out of college hired to cover the Pentagon for a little-known newsletter, Robert S. McNamara was nearly a mythical figure. (Full article: 919 words)

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