An inscribed copy of The Politics and Economics of Public Spending by Charles L. Schultze to former Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara.
Octavo, viii, 143pp. Maroon hardcover, black cloth spine with title in gilt. Clear mylar dust jacket, with title printed in black. Charles L. Schultze served as the Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisors in the Carter Administration and Director of the OMB during the Johnson Administration. His inscription reads: “To Bob McNamara – who started it all – and whose intelligence, courage, and compassion left a mark which will never be erased. Gratefully, Charles Schultze.”
From the personal library of former Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara. Provenance: The Robert McNamara Estate & Diane Byfield McNamara Book Collection (The Potomac Company, October 2019).