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Profiting Off Nixon's Vietnam "Treason"

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Rostow's "'X' Envelope" was not opened until 1994, which began a process of declassifying the contents, some of which remain secret to this day.

After Johnson's peace initiative failed, the Vietnam War dragged on another four years, leading to the deaths of an additional 20,763 U.S. soldiers, with 111,230 wounded. An estimated one million more Vietnamese also died.

[For a much detailed examination of what Johnson called this "sordid story," see Consortiumnews.com's "LBJ's "X' File on Nixon's "Treason.'"]

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...to end the war in Vietnam, which promise he nev... by Floridatexan on Tuesday, Mar 6, 2012 at 9:56:44 AM