By James Blight,Janet M. Lang,David A. Welch
It issues who's President―Then and Now
At the center of this provocative e-book lies the basic query: Does it topic who's president on problems with conflict and peace? The Vietnam conflict used to be probably the most catastrophic and bloody in dwelling reminiscence, and its classes tackle resonance in mild of America's present devastating involvement in Iraq. Tackling head-on the main arguable and debated "what if" in U.S. international coverage, this designated paintings explores what President John F. Kennedy could have performed in Vietnam if he had no longer been assassinated in 1963. Drawing on a wealth of lately declassified files, frank oral testimony of White residence officers from either the Kennedy and Johnson administrations, and the research of best historians, this booklet provides compelling proof that JFK used to be able to finish U.S. involvement good earlier than the clash escalated. With brilliant immediacy, readers will consider they're within the president's battle room because the debates raged that eternally replaced the process American history―and proceed to impact us profoundly this present day because the shadows of Vietnam stretch into Iraq.
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