Friday, July 1, 2022

Tomorrow in
Vietnam History

1964 - In a joint press conference, Illinois Senate Republican leader Everett Dirksen and Indiana House Republican leader Charles Halleck said that the Vietnam War will be a campaign issue because "Johnson's indecision has made it one."

1969 - A North Vietnamese seige of the U.S. Special Forces camp Ben Het ended when a relief column arrived. The siege had begun on June 23.

Vietnam Quotes

The Vietnam War required us to emphasize the national interest rather than abstract principles.
- Henry Kissinger, Wall Street Journal, March 11, 1985

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