August 4, 1964 – A Tonkin State Of Mind – LBJ Addresses Gulf Of Tonkin Indicent

President Johnson: Address to Nation – August 4, 1964 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection August 4, 1964. After initial reports of an alleged attack on the USS Maddox by North Vietnamese in the Gulf of Tonkin, the crisis escalated and further provocations were reported. Counter attacks were launched. The war...