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Johnson sent American combat troops to support South Vietnam in 1965, but despite the presence of over half a million .

Johnson sent American combat troops to support South Vietnam in 1965, but despite the presence of over half a million US soldiers by 1968 no victory was in sight. By the time the last American soldiers were withdrawn in 1973, some 58,000 American lives, plus countless times more Vietnamese ones, had been lost. South Vietnam collapsed in 1975. Philip Geyelin wrote in 1966 that Johnson was ‘a swashbuckling master of the political midstream, but only in the crowded, welltraveled familiar inland waterways of domestic politics. He had no taste or preparation for the deep waters of foreign policy. Johnson was ‘king of the river and a stranger to the open sea’.

Democratic US president (1963–69) Lyndon Baines Johnson (1908–73) was more comfortable with domestic .

Democratic US president (1963–69) Lyndon Baines Johnson (1908–73) was more comfortable with domestic rather than international affairs, and his reputation will always be sullied by the decision in 1965 to wage war in Vietnam – by 1968 there were 500,000 US troops there, with no victory in sight. However, he implemented more successful policies in Western Europe and in relation to the Soviet Union. Philip Geyelin wrote in 1966 that Johnson was ‘a swashbuckling master of the political midstream, but only in the crowded, well-traveled familiar inland waterways of domestic politics.

Much of the expression of political interests in the new states has been disregarded because Western scholars, accustomed to their own politics, have been looking in the wrong place.

Much of the expression of political interests in the new states has been disregarded because Western scholars, accustomed to their own politics, have been looking in the wrong place. A large portion of individual demands, and even group demands, in developing nations reach the political system, not before laws are passed, but rather at the enforcement stage. Export citation Request permission.

Johnson's own book about his white house years. This book is not perfect it is occasionally long-winded

Johnson's own book about his white house years. 2 people found this helpful. This book is not perfect it is occasionally long-winded. However, it wonderfully achieves its objective of putting the reader in Johnson's shoes and revealing the inner workings of Johnson. 14 people found this helpful.

The presidency of Lyndon B. Johnson began on November 22, 1963, when Lyndon B. Johnson became President of the United States following the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, and ended on January 20, 1969. November 22 – Following the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, Johnson becomes the president of the United States. He is sworn in on Air Force One while the plane is still in Dallas, with former First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy at his side.