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Published on Jun 14, 2012

Telephone Conversation between President Johnson and Richard Russell concerning Vietnam.

Citation No.: 3519.

May 27, 1964.
Time: 10:55A.

Speakers: President Johnson and Richard Russell.

General Topics: Communist Bloc; Congressional Relations; Defense; East Asia & The Pacific; Southeast Asia; Treaties; Vietnam

Topics: LBJ Asks Russell's Views On Vietnam; Russell Expresses Pessimism About Progress In Vietnam, Doubts About South Vietnamese Govt, Fears Of Chinese Intervention, Lack Of Popular Support For War; Question Of Supporting Seato Treaty

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"Lyndon B. Johnson (US President)"


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