Tagged: gulf of tonkin incident

Anti-War Protests 1960s 0

President Ford Proposes Amnesty – September 16, 1974 – Past Daily Reference Room

President Ford – Amnesty Proposal for Vietnam era Deserters and resisters – September 16, 1974 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The War in Southeast Asia; the seemingly endless conflict that consumed Vietnam, as well as Cambodia and Laos and left them countries enveloped in widespread destruction for almost three...

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High Cost Of Defense – 1971 – Past Daily Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Radio: Second Sunday – Oct. 10, 1971 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Even before his memorable Military-Industrial Complex Farewell address in 1961, President Eisenhower was all too aware of just how out-of-control military spending would become....

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November 11th Somewhere Else – November 11, 1970

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Nightly News – November 11, 1970 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection A November 11th in 1970 that passed into history with scant mention of what that day meant. Maybe because we were knee-deep in Vietnam and...

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Slipping Into Darkness – The Gulf Of Tonkin Resolution – August 10, 1964

Click on the link here for Audio Player – LBJ signs The Gulf Of Tonkin Resolution – August 10, 1964 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Fifty years ago this week, the seemingly innocuous event of signing a bill pledging support of the South Vietnamese government from  further intrusions by the...