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Johnson and Eisenhower on Vietnam

In this conversation, President Johnson speaks with former President Dwight D. Eisenhower about the nature of America's commitment to Southeast Asia. Expressing his support for Johnson, Eisenhower points out that current conditions in Vietnam differ widely from those of 1955, necessitating an expanded U.S. military presence.

Date:  Aug 18, 1965
Participants:  Lyndon Johnson, Dwight Eisenhower
Conversation Number:  WH 6508.05-8555

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