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The Johnson White House and Foreign Policy

Jonathan Colman

in The Foreign Policy of Lyndon B. Johnson: The United States and the World, 1963-69

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640133
eISBN:
9780748652693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640133.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter provides a brief biography of Lyndon B. Johnson and introduces his White House. After the murder of John F. Kennedy, President Johnson, seeking to promote stability and preferring to ... More


How We Deal with Difficult Situations

Chris Argyris

in Organizational Traps: Leadership, Culture, Organizational Design

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199586165
eISBN:
9780191702426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199586165.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Strategy

We say we value openness, honesty, integrity, respect, and caring, but act in ways that undercut these values — not just once in a while, on very rare occasions, but regularly and routinely — ... More


Testing the waters: An aborted policy review and closing moves, 1968–69

Michael Lumbers

in Piercing the Bamboo Curtain: Tentative Bridge-building to China During the Johnson Years

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077784
eISBN:
9781781700808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077784.003.0007
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter describes Lyndon Baines Johnson's ensuing interest in exploring means of nurturing moderate elements in Beijing, and the factors that ultimately derailed this policy review. It addresses ... More


I Search for Why I Find Myself Constantly Alone

John Acacia

in Clark Clifford: The Wise Man of Washington

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125510
eISBN:
9780813135304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125510.003.0011
Subject:
History, Military History

President Lyndon B. Johnson did not move decisively to bring the Vietnam War to an end although he had publicly proclaimed his desire for peace during a primetime television address, and had ... More


Southerners and the Vietnam Commitment, 1953–1964

Joseph A. Fry

in The American South and the Vietnam War: Belligerence, Protest, and Agony in Dixie

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813161044
eISBN:
9780813165486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813161044.003.0002
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter examines southern political leaders, newspapers, and the public during the decade leading to the US commitment to oppose communism in South Vietnam. Over this ten-year period, a clear ... More


Agendas and Windows of Opportunity

Philip B. Heymann

in Living the Policy Process

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195335385
eISBN:
9780199851690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335385.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Michael Pillsbury had two ways to convince other players who, because of the effect of the proposal on their jurisdictions, would be entitled both to be consulted and to have an opportunity to appeal ... More


Death of a Generation: How the Assassinations of Diem and JFK Prolonged the Vietnam War

Howard Jones

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195176056
eISBN:
9780199850051
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176056.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

When John F. Kennedy was shot, millions were left to wonder how America, and the world, would have been different had he lived to fulfill the enormous promise of his presidency. For many historians ... More


A Severe Loss of Face

William J. Rust

in So Much to Lose: John F. Kennedy and American Policy in Laos

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813144764
eISBN:
9780813145457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813144764.003.0006
Subject:
History, Political History

Sarit Thanarat, the prime minister of Thailand and a cousin once removed of Phoumi’s, played a significant role both in the Eisenhower administration's efforts to overthrow Souvanna and in the ... More


Toward the First Encounter

Sean J. McLaughlin

in JFK and de Gaulle: How America and France Failed in Vietnam, 1961-1963

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813177748
eISBN:
9780813177755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177748.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter looks at Franco-American relations during the first four months of the Kennedy presidency. The attention of both men was diverted by major crises during this period, but there was ... More


The Nuclear Non-Issue

Isabella Ginor and Gideon Remez

in The Soviet-Israeli War, 1967-1973: The USSR's Military Intervention in the Egyptian-Israeli Conflict

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190693480
eISBN:
9780190943240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190693480.003.0005
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Whereas the objective of halting Israel’s progress toward nuclear weapons was central to Egyptian and Soviet motives for instigating the 1967 war, afterward the issue receded from both countries’ ... More


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