How Did Lyndon B Johnson Manipulate The Vietnam War

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Lyndon B. Johnson made the Vietnam War his own by using manipulating. He used the media to get the support of the Congress. Media helped him manipulate Congress into coming on President Johnson side, so they could continue the war. The misinformation leads Congress to believe anything President told them. He informed them that the United States were the victims. That North Vietnamese had ships and they opened fire on the United States vessel. Congress made the decision to use anything necessary to drive North Vietnam away from them. Johnson made it seem the Vietnam War was the American War. He was thinking of himself. In my opinion, I think since he was new in office and need the support of Congress on his side. President Johnson advisors
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