Robert S. McNamara, Maxwell Taylor, Carl Vinson

Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara and the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Maxwell Taylor, talk, Jan. 30, 1963 with Rep. Carl Vinson, D-Ga., right, before a closed session of the House Armed Services Committee. Vinson is chairman of the committee. The Defense Secretary gave the committee a wide-ranging summary of a five-year defense program designed to handle the communist threat in situations ranging from guerrilla warfare to nuclear attack. (AP Photo/Charles Gorry)