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Escalation of the Vietnam War by LBJ

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In this video segment adapted from American Experience, view archival photos, newsreel footage, and interviews to examine the decision-making process that led Lyndon Johnson ...

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© 2010, 1991 WGBH Educational Foundation. All Rights Reserved.

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Source: American Experience: "LBJ"

This media asset was adapted from American Experience: "LBJ".

Adapted from American Experience: "LBJ". Third party materials courtesy of George Ball, Contemporary Films, LBJ Library, MacDonald & Associates, NBC News Archives, Norton AFB/Department of Defense, and David L. Wolper Productions.

Project Credits

Contributor: WGBH Educational Foundation

Funder: Liberty Mutual

Funder: National Endowment for the Humanities

Producer: WGBH Educational Foundation