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Lyndon Johnson"s dual war

Vietnam and the press

by Kathleen J. Turner

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Johnson, Lyndon B. 1908-1973,
    • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- Press coverage,
    • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- United States,
    • Press and politics -- United States,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1963-1969

    • Edition Notes

      StatementKathleen J. Turner.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS559.46 .T87 1985
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 358 p. ;
      Number of Pages358
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2853967M
      ISBN 100226817318
      LC Control Number84016389

        Lyndon Johnson’s decision to “Americanize” the Vietnam war resulted in failure. Popular thought seems to suggest that his inability to judge the situation in South East Asia caused America to suffer the biggest military embarrassment in its history to date. However, a closer look at the facts, suggest that the blame should be shared with his predecessors, in . The Years of Lyndon Johnson is a biography of Lyndon B. Johnson by the American writer Robert Caro. Four volumes have been published, running to more than 3, pages in total, detailing Johnson's early life, education, and political career. A fifth volume will deal with the bulk of Johnson's presidency.

      Declaring war on poverty, Johnson skillfully oversaw the advancement of dozens of programs including Medicare, Head Start, and the Civil Rights Act, ushering in a new era into American society that still largely exists today. Lyndon Johnsons programs were met with mixed success. Dwight D. Eisenhower (–), a Republican, was the popular 34th President of the United States, serving two terms from to Prior to his presidency, Eisenhower was a lifelong military man, commanding the D-Day invasion while serving as Supreme Allied Commander in Europe during World War II.. In February , President Eisenhower refused to commit .

      President Lyndon B. Johnson held a news conference about the war in Vietnam and announced a large increase in American Novem Johnson Presidential Campaign Commercial Signs of Optimism. The elections thus constitute the successful end of one process and the beginning of another important one, namely the successful prosecution of the war and the conclusion of an acceptable settlement. Ambassador Ellsworth Bunker’s weekly cable to President Johnson, September 5,


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An outstanding study of how President Johnson believed that he could succeed in the Vietnam War if only he could overcome the intractability of the press. The sad result was a President so preoccupied with the press that he could not question the premises of the war itself.

The research is based on the Lyndon Johnson papers, oral histories, and printed : Gaddis Smith. readable, concise, engaging and thoughtful analysis of the decisions, history and actions leading up to the vietnam war.

i was particularly struck by the sections describing lbj's thinking. typically he's skewered on vietnam, and this book doesn't let him off the hook, but does provide much context that lbj wasn't acting in a vacuum, the history leading up to vietnam, the public support /5.

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