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1964 - The Joint Chiefs of Staff drew up a memo that proposed air strikes against North Vietnam.

1969 - In Guam, U.S. President Nixon said that the U.S. would continue to protect its Asian allies against nuclear attack, but those allies would have to defend themselves against conventional attacks and assume responsibility for interanl security. ("Nixon Doctrine")

Vietnam Quotes

"Now we have a problem in trying to make our power credible, and Vietnam looks like the place."
- President John Kennedy in a June 1961 interview with the New York Times reporter James Reston.

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