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(Studio: Brian Williams) Discussion held with historian Michael Beschloss about audiotapes of President John Kennedy discussing the Vietnam war in 1963; tapes played; photos shown. [BESCHLOSS – reviews the background to the conversations; comments on what Kennedy knew about the assassination of President Ngo Dinh Diem and his brother Ngo Dinh Nhu.] [Voice of KENNEDY – talks about the chances of success of a military coup; considers exiling Diem and Nhu; reacts to their deaths.]
- Williams, Brian
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