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  • January 4, 1965 State of the Union Address: History Repeating Itself?

    01/04/2010 5:55:35 PM PST · by bd476 · 20 replies · 1,466+ views
    Forty-five Years Ago Today Jannuary 4, 1965 Johnson reaffirms commitment to South Vietnam In his State of the Union message, President Lyndon B. Johnson reaffirms U.S. commitment to support South Vietnam in fighting communist aggression. In justifying the continued support to Saigon, Johnson pointed out that U.S. presidents had been giving the South Vietnamese help for 10 years, and, he said, "Our own security is tied to the peace of Asia." This Day in History Lyndon B. Johnson XXXVI President of the United States 1963-1969 Annual Message to the Congress on the State of the Union January 4, 1965...