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Interview With Jack Valenti, 1981 [electronic resource]

by Richard Ellison and Jack Valenti
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
Jack Valenti served as a special assistant to President Johnson from 1963 to 1966. He discusses Johnson's early attitude towards Vietnam and his effort to win support through the Tonkin Gulf Resolution. He describes Johnson's deliberations over sending troops into Vietnam, escalating the war, and how to finance it. He recounts Johnson's feeling that every military action in Vietnam would help to end the war. Finally, he reflects on Johnson's character and recalls the "Daisy" commercial incident.
Release Date
1983
Run Time
37 min.
Language
This edition in English
Notes
Title from resource description page (viewed Nov. 5, 2012).
Series
American history in video
Vietnam : a television history
Published
Boston, Mass. : WGBH Boston Video, 1983.
Access Restriction
Access restricted to subscribers.
Description
1 online resource (video file (37 min.)) : sound, color.
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