The Vietnam War
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President Eisenhower's letter to South Vietnamese leader Ngo Dinh Diem promising aid against the Communist North, October 1954.
Statement of goals of the National Liberation Front (NLF).
A tense phone conversation between the ambassador to South Vietnam, Henry Cabot Lodge, and South Vietnam's President Ngo Dinh Diem, 1 November 1963.
Text of the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution approved by the U.S. Congress, 7 August 1964.
A letter from Ron Ridenhour, a former G.I., describing the My Lai massacre and its cover-up, March 1969.
President Nixon explains his "Vietnamization" plan to the American public, 3 November 1969.
William Wilson's account of his investigation of the My Lai murders.
A statement from American actress and political activist Jane Fonda in Hanoi, August 1972.
Memories of the Vietnam War, "from the other side."