Unformatted text preview: middle class and college students-Produced a more articulate and persuasive anti war movement. War became personal for many families • Senator J. William Fulbright-Chair, Senate foreign relations committee-got the gulf of tokin resolution passed. Fulbright changed his mind and was a severe critic of war and wrote “arrogance of power” 1966. There was never a declaration of war by congress • Opposition to war became huge. LBJ hated. • Opposition to the opposition-• Protest moved to a more militant fashion-refusal to go to war. • My Lai Massacre—Us troops rounded up women and children and killed 500 villagers. • Tet Offensive January 1968—Vietcong conducted attack • 1968 LBJ withdrew from election of presidentcy...
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- Spring '09
- Vietnam War, Tet Offensive, lai massacre, Antiwar Movement J., War/Ground War Rise, DIVISION Domino Theory