Johnson’s Vietnam Anguish: Conversation with National Security Advisor McGeorge

Speaker: Lyndon B Johnson
Delivered On: 5/27/1964
Place: Washington, DC
Subject: Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975
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Description: Secretly recorded conversations made by President Lyndon Baines Johnson in the White
House Oval Office. These tapes were released in February 1997 by the LBJ Library
in Austin, Texas. Conversation with national security advisor McGeorge Bundy. Bundy
seeks permission to meet with Canadian officials as a means to transmit information
to the North Vietnamese. Johnson goes on to express strong doubts about American
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