Creator

Stuart McDonald

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Publisher

Grand Forks Herald

Creation Date

4-11-1965

Description

Cartoon depicts Lyndon B. Johnson saying to "Viet Cong," "Come Let Us Reason Together," while leaning against a bag, "$1 Billion Bribe (Your Money & Mine)." In a speech delivered on April 7, 1965, President Lyndon B. Johnson indicated that the United States is ready to negotiate with the communists to end the war in Vietnam. Johnson also indicated that the United States is prepared to initiate a massive cooperative economic development program for all of Southeast Asia which could include a $1 billion American investment if passed by Congress.

Subject

Cartoons (Commentary); Political cartoons

Places Depicted

Southeast Asia; United States; North Vietnam; South Vietnam

Organizations Depicted

United States. Congress

People Depicted

Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973

Rights

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota

Keywords

Viet Cong, Southeast Asia, Lyndon B. Johnson, Foreign Aid, United States, North Vietnam, South Vietnam, Economic Development Program, Communism, Congress, Bribery, Communism, Money, Economic assistance, Bags, Political corruption, Misconduct in office

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