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Vietnam"s second front

Andrew L. Johns

Vietnam"s second front

domestic politics, the Republican Party, and the war

by Andrew L. Johns

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Published by University Press of Kentucky in Lexington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) -- History -- 20th century,
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- United States,
  • Politics and war -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
  • Executive power -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
  • Legislative power -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1961-1963,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1963-1969,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1969-1974

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementAndrew L. Johns.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS558 .J64 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23936044M
    ISBN 109780813125725
    LC Control Number2009044739
    OCLC/WorldCa460059236

    The Vietnam War (Vietnamese: Chiến tranh Việt Nam), also known as the Second Indochina War, and in Vietnam as the Resistance War Against America (Vietnamese: Kháng chiến chống Mỹ) or simply the American War, was a conflict in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November to the fall of Saigon on 30 April It was the second of the Indochina Wars and was Location: South Vietnam, North Vietnam, . Vietnam at When Richard Nixon entered the White House on Jan. 20, support for the war was eroding, especially after the shock of the Tet Offensive the year prior.

    Vietnam (Vietnamese: Cộng hòa Xã hội chủ nghĩa Việt Nam) is a country in Southeast Asia. The long-form name of the country is the Socialist Republic of neighboring countries of Vietnam are China, Laos and m is one of five remaining countries that believe in capital of Vietnam is biggest city is Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Capital: Hanoi, 21°2′N °51′E / °N .   The Tet Offensive was a coordinated series of North Vietnamese attacks on more than cities and outposts in South Vietnam. The offensive was an attempt to foment rebellion among the South.

    aggression from the north the record of north viet-nam's campaign to conquer south viet-nam subject: aggression from the north the record of north viet-nam. He served in three wars—the Second World War, the Indochina War and the Vietnam War—and experienced 10 years of internment in communist ‘re-education camps’ after before his eventual resettlement in Australia. Nearly a centenarian, he was present at the launch of my book in Melbourne in May


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Vietnam’s Second Front: Domestic Politics, The Republican Party, and The War. by Andrew L. Johns, University Press of Kentucky, War, Von Clausewitz famously wrote, “is not merely a political act, but also a real political instrument, a continuation of political commerce, a carrying out of same policy by other means.”.

Vietnam’s Second Front is a cogent examination of the Republican Party’s roiling contribution to the tragic progression of the Vietnam War. This well-written book focuses specifically on how domestic political considerations shaped foreign policy decision-making from toand it drills into a divisive GOP environment with extensive.

In Vietnam's Second Front: Domestic Politics, the Republican Party, and the War, Andrew L. Johns assesses the influence of the Republican Party— its congressional leadership, politicians, grassroots organizations, and the Nixon administration—on the escalation, prosecution, and resolution of the Vietnam War.

This groundbreaking work also. The Vietnam War has been analyzed, dissected, and debated from multiple perspectives for decades, but domestic considerations – such as partisan politics and election-year maneuvering – are often overlooked as determining factors in the evolution and outcome of America’s longest Vietnam’s Second Front: Domestic Politics, the Republican Party, and the War.

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Johns assesses the influence of the Republican Party — its congressional leadership, politicians, grassroots organizations, and the Nixon administration — on the escalation, prosecution, and resolution of the Vietnam War. The book focuses on the second front of the war (the domestic political battles in Washington and throughout the country) as a coherent, interpretive whole rather than the story of the first front on the ground in Southeast Asia, which has, as Carter notes, voluminous attention in the literature.

In doing so, it provides a more complete and Author: H-Diplo. Vietnam - Vietnam - The two Vietnams (–65): The agreements concluded in Geneva between April and July (collectively called the Geneva Accords) were signed by French and Viet Minh representatives and provided for a cease-fire and temporary division of the country into two military zones at latitude 17 °N (popularly called the 17th parallel).

"In Vietnam's Second Front: Domestic Politics, the Republican Party, and the War, Andrew L. Johns examines the relationship between foreign policy and domestic politics during America's longest war, assessing the influence of the Republican Party - including the congressional leadership, state and local politicians, grassroots organizations, and the Nixon administration.

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4 - P. In Vietnam’s Second Front: Domestic Politics, the Republican Party, and the War, Andrew L. Johns assesses the influence of the Republican Party— its congressional leadership, politicians, grassroots organizations, and the Nixon administration—on the escalation, prosecution, and resolution of the Vietnam War.

“No More Vietnams” By Richard Nixon New York: Arbor House, Summary In his best-seller “No More Vietnams,” the former President provided a comprehensive history of the Vietnam War, including critical analyses of his, and his predecessors’, decisions and actions.

] He dispelled many of the myths that had grown up around the Vietnam War, [ ]. 14 Vietnam’s Second Front Building on this theme, Richard Nixon, perhaps his party’s leading voice in foreign affairs, argued that criticism of the new president’s foreign policy “for purely political purposes when his policy is right is irresponsible and by: 5.

The Vietnam War was the longest military battle in the history of the United States. Active military action was carried out for almost 20 years, from 1 November to 30 April The Vietnam War is also referred to as the Second Indochina War, due to the involvement of all three countries previously constituting the French territory of Indochina.

The Homefront During the Vietnam War, As Told By One Captivating Photo In an indelible picture taken 50 years ago, one family faces a loss in Vietnam. The Vietnamese Fatherland Front (Vietnamese: Mặt Trận Tổ Quốc Việt Nam) is an umbrella group of mass movements in Vietnam aligned with the Communist Party of Vietnam forming part of the Vietnamese government.

It was founded in February by the merger of the Vietnamese Fatherland Front of North Vietnam and two Việt Cộng groups, the National Liberation Front of Headquarters: Hà Nội, Vietnam. Surprisingly, few works have focused on the subject of this study: that is, the Vietnamese communist experience in the war.

Ang Cheng Guan has produced first-rate works recounting that experience, and communist decision-making in particular, including The Vietnam War from the Other Side: The Vietnamese Communists’ Perspective (New York: Routledge, ); Ending Author: Pierre Asselin.

In Vietnam, the American government vowed to win the “hearts and minds” of the people. On the other side, among those who led and sympathized with the insurgents, the term “people’s war” gained a wide currency. Yet while much has been written about those who professed to speak for the Vietnamese population, we know surprisingly little about the .Although holding a similar title, Michael H.

Hunt’s A Vietnam War Reader is a very different text to O’Nan’s. Perhaps more targeted at the scholarly minded, this book collects official documents and private letters from a sea of sources: US soldiers, Communist leaders, Saigon Loyalists, Vietnamese peasants and even Nixon himself.

It paints a complicated narrative that is both Author: Andrew Kingsford-Smith.The Vietnam War is a part American television documentary series about the Vietnam War written by Geoffrey C.

Ward and directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick. The first episode premiered on PBS on Septem The script is by Geoffrey Ward, and the series is narrated by Peter series is one of the few PBS series to carry a TV-MA ed by: Ken Burns, Lynn Novick.