Dave Koehler wrote:In all fairness our serious involvement in Nam started in the 50s, long before JFK was elected/.
Our role in French IndoChina was limited by Eisenhower to the use of military advisers only. In spite of Ike's advice;
"Never fight a land war in Asia," nut job JFK sent millions of Americans to fight a losing, unwinnable war.
Seems like every lawyer elected to the Presidency turns into a grandstanding glory hound. Especially from Harvard.