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Pat Proctor talks about Containment and Credibility at a Meeting of the Association of the United States Army
16 March 2017

Author Pat Proctor talks about his third book, Containment and Credibility: The Ideology and Deception that Plunged America into the Vietnam War, with the Henry Leavenworth chapter of the Association of the United States Army at Leavenworth, Kansas.


Lyndon Johnson Campaign Ad
1964

In the run-up to the 1964 election, the Johnson campaign painted their Republican opponent, Sen. Barry Goldwater, as an extremist on foreign policy. Thank you to the Lyndon Johnson Presidential Library in Austin, Texas for making this video available to the public.


President Announces the Deployment of American Soldiers to Vietnam
28 July 1965

In a noontime press conference from the White House, President Lyndon Johnson announces his decision to send large numbers of American Soldiers to Vietnam. In fact, U.S. Marines have been fighting a ground war in Vietnam for months. Before the announcement, Johnson uses the ideology of containment to justify U.S. military intervention.  Thank you to the Lyndon Johnson Presidential Library in Austin, Texas for making this video available to the public.

Morley Safer Report from Cam Ne
5 August 1965

CBS Reporter Morley Safer gave American audiences their first real look at the war in Vietnam.  In this report, Safer shows U.S. Marines setting fire to the village of Cam Ne in South Vietnam. 

Lyndon Johnson Memorial Day Remarks at Arlington National Cemetery
30 May 1966

President Lyndon Johnson makes the case for U.S. military intervention in Vietnam at a televised Memorial Day ceremony at the Arlington National Cemetery. His arguments for continuing the war are steeped in the ideology of containment, the paradigm that guided American foreign policy through the Cold War.  Thank you to the Lyndon Johnson Presidential Library in Austin, Texas for making this video available to the public.


Lyndon Johnson Phone Conversation with Robert McNamara
31 January 1968

As the Tet Offensive intensified, Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara provides President Lyndon Johnson with an assessment of the situation in South Vietnam. Thank you to the Lyndon Johnson Presidential Library in Austin, Texas for making this video available to the public.


 

 


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