Vietnam: The President's Gamble

May 1972
America;5/20/1972, Vol. 126 Issue 20, p526
The author offers views regarding U.S. President Richard Nixon's report to the nation on May 8, 1972, particularly with respect to the president's military initiatives for dealing with the war in Vietnam. He opines on the risks of Nixon's initiatives for dealing with the war in Vietnam. The author further discusses the criticisms against Nixon's initiatives.


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