LBJ and Vietnam by George C. Herring
(Administrative History of the Johnson Presidency)

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Analyzes why the Johnson administration conducted the Vietnam War as it did, and discusses the concept of a limited war.

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George C. Herring is Alumni Professor of History Emeritus at the University of Kentucky. A leading authority on U.S. foreign relations, he is the former editor of Diplomatic History and a past president of the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations. He is the author of America'sLongest War: The United States and Vietnam, 1950-1975, among other books.
Published July 7, 2010 by University of Texas Press. 244 pages
Genres: History, Travel, War. Non-fiction

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In this compelling analysis of President Lyndon Johnson's management of the war in Vietnam, Herring ( America's Longest War ) proposes that LBJ's style of leadership adversely affected the war's outco

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