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“We Weren’t Killing Dominicans”

 

Photo credit: National Archives and Records Administration

Conversation Details

As he urged House Appropriations Committee chair George H. Mahon [D–Texas] to pass a $700 million supplemental aid request for Vietnam and the Dominican Republic, President Johnson said that he had intervened in the latter to save American lives. 

 

Date:
May 5, 1965
Location:
Oval Office
Conversation:
WH6505-05-7582

Conversation Participants