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“Then We’re Really in It All”

 

Photo credit: Yoichi Okamoto

Conversation Details

President Johnson and his adviser Abraham “Abe” Fortas weighed the risk of bombing North Vietnam, which might provoke China to intervene on behalf of its Communist ally and perhaps draw Russia into the war.

 

Date:
January 26, 1966
Topic:
Rolling Thunder, China
Location:
Mansion
Conversation:
WH6601-11-9535-9536

Conversation Participants