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American tragedy

Kennedy, Johnson, and the origins of the Vietnam War

by David E. Kaiser

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Published by Belknap Press of Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Kennedy, John F. 1917-1963,
    • Johnson, Lyndon B. 1908-1973,
    • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- United States,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1961-1963,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1963-1969

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [503]-556) and index.

      StatementDavid Kaiser.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS558 .K35 2000
      The Physical Object
      Pagination566 p., [32] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages566
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL49628M
      ISBN 100674002253
      LC Control Number99052925

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