Skip to main content

About your Search

2015 4
Search Results 0 to 3 of about 4 (some duplicates have been removed)
Apr 5, 2015 4:00pm EDT
. over this war and all asia is another reality, the deepening shadow of communist china. the rulers in hanoi are ruled -- are urged on by taking. this -- by peking. it has been condemned by the united asians for aggression in korea. it's a nation which is helping the forces of violence on almost every continent. the contest in vietnam is part of a wider pattern of aggressive purposes. why are these realities our concern? why are we in south vietnam? we are there because we have a promise to keep. since 1954, every american president has offered support to the people of south vietnam. we have helped to build and we have helped to defend. thus, over many years, we have made a national pledge to help south vietnam depend -- defend its independence and i intend to keep that promise. [applause] to dishonor that pledge to abandon the small and brave nation to its enemies and the terror that must follow would be an unforgivable wrong. we are also there to strengthen world order around the globe from berlin to thailand are people whose well-being rest in part on the belief that they can cou
Jul 26, 2015 4:00pm EDT
this is war. it is guided by north vietnam and it is spurred by communist china. its goal is to conquer the south , to defeat american power, and to expand the asiatic dominion of communism. and there are great steaks in the balance. most of the non-communist nations of asia cannot i themselves and alone -- by themselves and alone resist the growing might and grasping ambition of asian communism. our power is a vital shield. if we are driven on the field in vietnam, and no nation can never again have the same confidence and american promise or in american production. in each land, the forces of independence will be considerably weakened. and asia throw -- so threatened by communist domination would certainly imperil the community of the united states self. we did not choose to be the guardians at the gate, but there is no one else. nor would surrender in vietnam bring peace because we learned from hitler in munich that success only feeds the appetite of aggression. the battle would be renewed in one country and then another country, bringing with it even larger and cooler confli
Search Results 0 to 3 of about 4 (some duplicates have been removed)