TITLE

Chapter One: Containing Communism

AUTHOR(S)
Rice Jr., Earle
PUB. DATE
August 2004
SOURCE
Point of No Return: Tonkin Gulf & the Vietnam War;2004, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
Chapter 1 of the book "Point of No Return: Tonkin Gulf & the Vietnam War" is presented. It focuses on a televised speech given by U.S. President Lyndon Baines Johnson on August 4, 1964 about launching military actions in response to hostile attacks against U.S. ships in the Gulf of Tonkin in Vietnam. The passage of the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution in Congress marked the official point of no return for the country's involvement in the most divisive and unsuccessful armed conflict in U.S. history.
ACCESSION #
23411202

 

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