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LBJ and Vietnam : a different kind of war

Author: George C Herring
Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, 1994.
Series: Administrative history of the Johnson presidency.
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Twenty years later, the Vietnam War remains a haunting and divisive memory for American society. Partisans on all sides still debate why the war was fought, and whether it could have been won at all.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Herring, George C., 1936-
LBJ and Vietnam.
Austin : University of Texas Press, 1994
(OCoLC)624431714
Named Person: Lyndon B Johnson; Lyndon B Johnson; Lyndon B Johnson
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George C Herring
ISBN: 0292730853 9780292730854
OCLC Number: 29029635
Description: xiv, 228 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: "A different kind of war": the Johnson administration and the conduct of limited war in Vietnam --
No more MacArthurs: Johnson, McNamara, the military, and the command system in Vietnam --
3. The "other war": management of pacification, 1965-1967 --
The not-so-secret search for peace --
"Without ire": management of public opinion --
"Fighting while negotiating": the Tet Offensive and after.
Series Title: Administrative history of the Johnson presidency.
Responsibility: by George C. Herring.

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Twenty years later, the Vietnam War remains a haunting and divisive memory for American society. Partisans on all sides still debate why the war was fought, and whether it could have been won at all.

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