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“Don’t Make the Government Fall”

 

Photo credit: Yoichi Okamoto

Conversation Details

Responding to Special Assistant Doug Cater’s question about how to brief reporters about the pacification program in Vietnam, President Johnson noted Walter Rostow’s recent observation that American efforts at helping the South Vietnamese people risked the appearance of colonization.

 

Date:
February 4, 1966
Topic:
Pacification
Location:
Oval Office
Conversation:
WH6602-02-9620

Conversation Participants