topics
EventsPeopleDocumentsLibraryActivitiesResourcesReferencestools  
 

events
Cold War Files: All Units: Events: Case-Church Amendment

June 19, 1973
Case-Church Amendment

The U.S. Congress passes the Case-Church Amendment which forbids any further U.S. military involvement in Southeast Asia, effective August 15, 1973. The veto-proof vote is 278-124 in the House and 64-26 in the Senate.
The Amendment paves the way for North Vietnam to wage yet another invasion of the South, this time without fear of U.S. bombing.

footer navigation
Copyright 2005, Cold War International
History Project. All rights reserved.