Stockdale, James B(ond)

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STOCKDALE, James B(ond)

STOCKDALE, James B(ond). (Jim). American, b. 1923. Genres: Military/ Defense/Arms control, Politics/Government. Career: U.S. Navy, ensign, 1946, retired as vice-admiral, 1979, served as naval aviator, test pilot school instructor, squadron commander of supersonic fighter planes, and air wing commander; senior naval service prisoner of war in Hanoi, Vietnam, 1965- 73; Naval War College, Newport, RI, president, 1976-79; The Citadel, Charleston, SC, president, 1979-80; Hoover Institute on War, Revolution, and Peace, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, senior research fellow, 1981-; independent vice-presidential candidate as running mate to H. Ross Perot, 1992. Member of academic advisement board, U.S. Naval Academy, 1981-. Publications: (with M.O. Hatfield, L. Jaworski, J.H. Fry, and A.R. Cecil) The Ethics of Citizenship, 1981; (with S. Stockdale as Jim Stockdale) In Love and War, 1984, rev. ed., 1990; A Vietnam Experience: Ten Years of Reflection, 1985; Courage under Fire, 1993; Thoughts of a Philosophical Fighter Pilot, 1995. Contributor to books and periodicals. Address: Hoover Institution on War Revolution and Peace, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305-6010, U.S.A.