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Lyndon Johnson and Escalation in Vietnam

Boston College Professor Seth Jacobs discussed President Lyndon Johnson and the factors that led him to escalate the war in Vietnam following the… read more

Boston College Professor Seth Jacobs discussed President Lyndon Johnson and the factors that led him to escalate the war in Vietnam following the assassination of his predecessor, John F. Kennedy. Professor Jacobs argued that the 1964 presidential campaign against the hawkish Barry Goldwater influenced Johnson’s desire to be seen as a strong, competent foreign policy president. close

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Lyndon Johnson and Escalation in Vietnam

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Program ID:
464455-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, United States
First Aired:
Jan 04, 2020 | 7:59pm EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Mar 24, 2020 | 6:50pm EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Jan 04, 2020 | 7:59pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 05, 2020 | 12:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 05, 2020 | 4:50pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 06, 2020 | 7:20am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 12, 2020 | 12:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 23, 2020 | 8:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 24, 2020 | 1:26am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 24, 2020 | 8:02am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 24, 2020 | 1:26pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 24, 2020 | 6:50pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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