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November 29, 2014 2:00 PM

Anti-war leader moved by discussions on Vietnam

Our country is getting ready to commemorate, in 2015, the 50th anniversary of President Lyndon B. Johnson’s fateful decision to expand the U.S. role in the Vietnam War. Johnson’s orders to send over 184,000 ground troops to South Vietnam were met at home by a rapid rise in anti-war protests, especially on college campuses.

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