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Cold War Files: All Units: Events: Johnson's War Strategy Questioned by American Press

March 10, 1968
Johnson's War Strategy Questioned by American Press

The New York Times breaks the news of Westmoreland's 206,000 troop request. The Times story is denied by the White House. Secretary of State Dean Rusk is then called before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and grilled for two days on live TV about the troop request and the overall effectiveness of Johnson's war strategy.

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