The Coldest Winter: America and the Korean War
David Halberstam. New York: Hyperion, 2007. 736 pp. Maps. Notes. Bib. Index. $35.
Reviewed by Allan R. Millett
How does one review a book written by an elite of journalism, David Halberstam, who then dies in a tragic auto accident before the book's publication? Halberstam was a giant of modern American political journalism and commentary whose books, 21 in all, will remain important to understanding 20th-century America.