President Johnson on the Vietnam War
President Johnson spoke about the conflict in Vietnam and the U.S. policy regarding the region. Entitled “Peace Without… read more
President Johnson spoke about the conflict in Vietnam and the U.S. policy regarding the region. Entitled “Peace Without Conquest,” the address attempted to explain why Southeast Asia was of vital American interest. U.S. military personnel there increased from about 23,000 in January, 1965, to over 180,000 by the end of the year.
The president spoke at 9 p.m. in Shriver Hall Auditorium at Johns Hopkins University. The address was televised world wide. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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