PBS NewsHour Today's Generals Are Well-Trained, Ill-Prepared for Battle
Today's Generals Are Well-Trained, But Ill-Prepared for Battle Details
Program: PBS NewsHour
Episode: Today's Generals Are Well-Trained, Ill-Prepared for Battle
During World War II, only 10 percent of trained generals were approved for active duty. Now, journalist Tom Ricks says, "Mediocrity is an accepted core value in the performance of generals." Ray Suarez talks to Ricks about his new book, "The Generals," which examines the history of U.S. military commanders.
Premiere Date: 12/04/2012
Episode Expires: Never
TV Rating: E
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