• Short Summary

    Former Secretary of State Dean Rusk said Thursday that former President Johnson had no plans to widen the Vietnam war prior to the 1964 Gulf of Tonkin Incident.

  • Description

    Former Secretary of State Dean Rusk said Thursday that former President Johnson had no plans to widen the Vietnam war prior to the 1964 Gulf of Tonkin Incident. Mr. Rusk is testifying before a senate committee which is studying the question of trying to limit presidential powers in foreign policy making. He denied that president Johnson had misled the American people on his Vietnam war plans as indicated in the Pentagon classified study of the war's origins.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAEN4IKDD958ATRNXHC93S8U2VB
    Media URN:
    VLVAEN4IKDD958ATRNXHC93S8U2VB
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/07/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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