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“These Covert Operations”

Following an attack on the U.S.S. Maddox in the Tonkin Gulf, President Johnson and Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara strategize on how best to inform Congress of the circumstances surrounding the attack.

Date:  Aug 03, 1964
Participants:  Lyndon Johnson, Robert McNamara
Conversation Number:  WH6408.03-4633

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