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DamonPearl94
11-09-2016, 02:16 PM
Robert McNamara becomes president of Ford Motor Company - Nov 09, 1960 - HISTORY.com (http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/robert-mcnamara-becomes-president-of-ford-motor-company)


On this day in 1960, Robert McNamara becomes the president of the Ford Motor Company. He would hold the job for less than a month, heading to Washington in December to join President John F. Kennedy’s cabinet. McNamara served as the secretary of defense under Presidents Kennedy and Johnson until he resigned in 1968. That year, he became the president of the World Bank, a job he held until 1981.