leaders met with French officials in Hanoi and indicated their support for de Gaulles mediation efforts. . The Viet-Nam Reader: Articles and Documents in American Foreign Policy and the Viet-Nam Crisi s (New York: Random House, 1965, 1967. Newsweek headlined its story, Nixon in Trouble. . We cant let that happen. . 186 The My Lai story shocked Americans, but it was not the first of its kind. .
Was protecting Southeast Asia from falling like dominoes to the communists was hardly credible. Would find a way around them through surreptitious means. On June 14, 1991, his 19-year-old son, Billy., was shot and killed. Still others escaped with the white indentured servants who had suffered as they had. He found that by April 1966, after two years of four different pacification programs, the villagers attitude towards the government of South Vietnam appeared to be worse than it was before pacification began. Leaders described their mission as nation-building, but the tools used were increasingly those of death and destruction, with success measured in body counts. . Intent to resist a Communist take-over. . Hed made much of this money by exploiting the frustrated hopes of black migrants like Clyde Ross. Embracing the latter view, liberal groups put forth peace proposals that called for de-escalating the conflict without suggesting that the.S.
16, 1967 (AP photo) In the fall of 1967, organized draft resistance gained momentum with the formation of a new national organization, resist, followed the publication of A Call to Resist Illegitimate Authority, which appeared in The New York Review of Books (October 12 signed. But to a Vietnamese peasant whose home means a lifetime of backbreaking labor, it will take more than presidential promises to convince him that we are on his side.