Quote: Originally Posted by Fred O'Malley
Vietnam: A television history - american experience
I watched Ken Burns' multi-part 'Vietnam'
series on PBS... It wasn't easy to watch, but confirmed pretty much what I suspected all along, especially LBJ's and Robert McNamara's incompetence. John Kennedy was right about Johnson, a total ignoramus.
I recommended the series to acquaintances of mine, none of whom wanted the truth confirmed to them. They preferred to forget about it, like a bad dream. So here we are in the 16th year of military occupation in Afghanistan.
"Those who cannot learn from the past are condemned to repeat it." ~ George Santayana
"History teaches that history teaches us nothing." ~ Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
Lyndon Baines Johnson
27 Aug 1908 – 22 Jan 1973
36th President of the United States
22 Nov 1963 – 20 Jan 1969