Sunday, March 05, 2006

How Johnson got Senate approval to escalate war

This article, “How Senate voted for escalation and called it a ‘motion to table,’” is reprinted from the Workers World of March 10, 1966.

It explains how the administration of Lyndon Johnson, through a parliamentary maneuver, was able to escalate the Vietnam War with the support of many in the Senate who wanted to be known to their constituents as doves....

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