The LBJ Tapes: Gulf of Tonkin

President Lyndon Johnson talked about the Gulf of Tonkin resolution, sending ground troops to Vietnam and Congressional hearings on the war.… read more

The LBJ Tapes: Gulf of Tonkin President Lyndon Johnson talked about the Gulf of Tonkin resolution, sending ground troops to Vietnam and Congressional hearings on the war. Participants included Defense Secretary Robert McNamara, Secretary of State Dean Rusk, and National Security Adviser McGeorge Bundy. President Johnson also confered with Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman and longtime adviser Richard Russell

Historian Ken Hughes from the University of Virginia’s Miller Center, who was a consultant for "The Vietnam War". Also included was a clip of filmmaker Ken Burns from the Washington Journal on September 12.

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The LBJ Tapes: Gulf of Tonkin

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Program ID:
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 23, 2017 | 6:00pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO

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  • Sep 23, 2017 | 6:00pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO