U.S. President Lyndon Johnson delivered a major policy speech Wednesday night (7 April) at the?
U.S. President Lyndon Johnson delivered a major policy speech Wednesday night (7 April) at the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland. He announced a willingness to begin "unconditional" negotiations aimed at a peaceful settlement in South Viet Nam, and urged a new program of economic development for all of Southeast Asia. He said he would ask for an American investment of one billion dollars (1,000,000,000) in the program, and called on U Thant the Secretary General of the United Nations, to initiate plans for cooperation among the nations concerned.
Our film shows Mr. Johnson making the following statements on unconditional negotiations and economic aid: