Book Discussion on Lyndon Johnson and Europe: In the Shadow of Vietnam

Mr. Schwartz talked about his book, Lyndon Johnson and Europe: In the Shadow of Vietnam, published by Harvard University… read more

Mr. Schwartz talked about his book, Lyndon Johnson and Europe: In the Shadow of Vietnam, published by Harvard University Press. In the book, he explores President Johnson’s foreign policy vis-à-vis Europe and the Cold War. He also drew parallels between the situation then and current circumstances, citing common aspects such as friction with European allies, resentment of American power and influence, and a U.S. president from Texas criticized for his “cowboy diplomacy” and use of unilateral military force. Following his presentation, Mr. Schwartz responded to questions from the audience. close

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177621-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Speech
Location:
Nashville, Tennessee, United States
First Aired:
Aug 9, 2003
Last Aired:
Aug 23, 2003

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  • Aug 09, 2003 | 4:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 11, 2003 | 6:59am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 23, 2003 | 12:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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