Tag: Gulf of Tonkin

Moyers: The Lies that Lead to War

by on Jun.29, 2014, under The General Pursuit

Moyers says he was right there with LBJ when he got the information on the Gulf of Tonkin – and that LBJ believed the report and acted on it, without verifying it. Then, Moyers says, he convinced himself he’d done the right thing by starting the Vietnam War even knowing that the initial catalyst was false.

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