The Turning Point of the Vietnam War and Johnson's Legacy

  • Ashwin Gupta

Abstract

This essay, composed for a first-year writing seminar on 20th century American foreign policy, examines the circumstances and motivations behind President Lyndon Johnson’s choice to increase American involvement in the Vietnam War, as well as the eventual consequences of his foreign policy.


For additional context, listen to the author's reflection on the piece below.

Author Biography

Ashwin Gupta

Ashwin Gupta is a member of Vanderbilt's Class of 2022.

Author's Reflection

Published
03-28-2019
How to Cite
GUPTA, Ashwin. The Turning Point of the Vietnam War and Johnson's Legacy. SCAFFOLD: A SHOWCASE OF VANDERBILT FIRST-YEAR WRITING, [S.l.], v. 1, mar. 2019. Available at: <http://ejournals.library.vanderbilt.edu/index.php/UWS/article/view/4699>. Date accessed: 11 dec. 2019.