A Vietnam Myth That Refuses to Die

Monday, May 7, 2018

Myth That Refuses to Die

The death of Anna Chennault, informal adviser to five presidents, late last month attracted attention mostly because of her role in a controversy during the final week of October 1968. Most of her obituaries accepted as fact that she intervened, at the behest of Richard Nixon’s presidential campaign, to sabotage the peace talks President Lyndon B. Johnson intended to follow his pre-election surprise announcement of a bombing halt in Vietnam..... read more

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