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100 1 _aSCHWAB, ORRIN.
245 1 0 _aDefending the Free World :
_bJohn F. Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson, and the Vietnam War, 1961-1965
260 _aSanta Barbara :
_bABC-CLIO,
_c1998.
300 _a1 online resource (260 p.)
490 0 _aeBooks on Demand
505 0 _aCONTENTS; PREFACE; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; ABBREVIATIONS; 1 DEFENDING THE FREE WORLD: 1961; 2 THE COUP; 3 TOWARD THE GULF OF TONKIN; 4 PLEIKU; 5 TOWARD THE PRESS CONFERENCE SPEECH; SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX
520 _aSchwab examines America's decision to stand in Vietnam with a fresh perspective provided by new archival materials and the intellectual synthesis of institutional, political, and diplomatic history. Vietnam policy is shown at many different levels, from the presidency down to the level of CIA operatives in the field and public opinion specialists on the White House staff. The views of State Department officers, foreign public opinion, editorials in major U.S. newspapers, and the powerful leaders of both Congressional houses reveal an informed and highly conflicted public leadership well before
588 _aDescription based upon print version of record.
650 4 _aJohnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973.
650 4 _aKennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963.
650 4 _aUnited States -- Foreign relations -- 1961-1963.
650 4 _aUnited States -- Foreign relations -- 1963-1969.
650 4 _aVietnam War, 1961-1975 -- United States.
655 0 _aElectronic books.
776 0 8 _iPrint version:
_aSCHWAB, ORRIN
_tDefending the Free World : John F. Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson, and the Vietnam War, 1961-1965
_dSanta Barbara : ABC-CLIO,c1998
_z9780275962791
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