Vietnam folly, by Ernest Gruening and Herbert Wilton Beaser.

; Beaser, Herbert Wilton, author
Washington, National Press [1968] .

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Other Authors Beaser, Herbert Wilton,
Subjects Etats-Unis. Biographies. Kennedy, J.F.
Politique internationale. Etats-Unis -- Vietnam.
United States.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- United States.
Vietnam. (Question)
Description ii, 664 pages illustrations, maps (on lining papers), group portraits 23 cm
Copyright Date [1968]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 650-652) and index.
Contents The dilemma -- Vietnam to its colonialization -- French Indochina -- Vietnam during World War II -- Vietnam: hostage to the Cold War -- Korea and Vietnam: 1950-1954 -- The French-Indochina war -- Brinkmanship,1954 style -- Failure of the "mission of peace through strength" -- Four days that almost shook the world -- The 1954 Geneva Conference -- The Geneva accords -- The Seato treaty and what it really means -- Dgo [Ngo] Dinh Diem takes over in South Vietnam -- Ngo Dinh Diem consolidates his position, and his power -- Why the Vietnam elections were not held in 1956 -- Cease-fire, regroupment, exodus and repression -- The origins and character of the civil war in Vietnam -- Beginning of United States military escalation -- Kennedy and Vietnam, year of decision 1961 -- Kennedy and Vietnam, the later years -- Growing disenchantment and increasing involvement in Vietnam -- The Gulf of Tonkin incident and resolution -- Building the image, a "man of peace" -- Open ended escalation -- Congress abdicates -- United States "peace offensives" -- The Congress dissents -- The Congress dissents, but consents -- Vietnam folly, its effects at home -- Vietnam folly, its effects on South Vietnam -- Toward peace in Vietnam.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)568499
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Gruening, Ernest, 1887-1974.
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