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  •  LBJ feared he'd be blamed for "losing Vietnam" (0+ / 0-)

    to the Communists if he pulled out. He was deeply scarred by McCarthyism and the "who lost China" fiasco, and viewed 60s politics through that lens.

    When we actually left Vietnam in the 70s, the country was so glad to be rid of it that we basically forgot about it for a few years.

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    by Kimball Cross on Sat Nov 23, 2013 at 06:20:17 AM PST

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