Secret White House Tapes

WH6409.17 : 2 : lbj_wh6409_17_05703.mp3

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September 19, 1964
5703
LBJ RESPONDS TO QUESTIONS ABOUT POSSIBLE ATTACK IN TONKIN GULF YESTERDAY, URGES CAUTION ABOUT INCIDENT, NOTES THAT MISLEADING STATEMENTS MAY HAVE CONTRIBUTED TO OUTBREAK OF WWI, WWII; LBJ JOKES ABOUT REFERRING MILITARY DETAILS TO DOD, ATTRIBUTION OF STORY