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Shadow on the White House : presidents and the Vietnam War, 1945-1975 / edited by David L. Anderson
Bib ID 1207291
Format BookBook
Description Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, c1993 
vi, 226 p. : ill., 1 map ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 0700605827
0700605835 (paperback)
Series

Modern war studies.

Full contents
  • 1. Presidential Leadership and U.S. Intervention in Southeast Asia: The Buck Stops - and Starts - Here / David L. Anderson
  • 2. Harry S. Truman and the Roots of U.S. Involvement in Indochina, 1945-1953 / Robert J. McMahon
  • 3. Dwight D. Eisenhower and Wholehearted Support of Ngo Dinh Diem / David L. Anderson
  • 4. Commitment in the Age of Counterinsurgency: Kennedy's Vietnam Options and Decisions, 1961-1963 / Gary R. Hess
  • 5. The Reluctant Warrior: Lyndon Johnson as Commander in Chief / George C. Herring
  • 6. Lyndon Johnson and the Vietnamese / Sandra C. Taylor
  • 7. Containing Domestic Enemies: Richard M. Nixon and the War at Home / Melvin Small
  • 8. "Peace with Honor": Richard Nixon and the Diplomacy of Threat and Symbolism / Jeffrey P. Kimball
  • 9. Gerald R. Ford and the Presidents' War in Vietnam / David L. Anderson
  • 10. Conclusion / David L. Anderson.
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Subjects Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- United States.  |  United States -- Foreign relations -- Vietnam.  |  Vietnam -- Foreign relations -- United States.  |  United States -- Politics and government -- 1945-1989.
Other authors/contributors Anderson, David L., 1946-

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