Grand Forks Herald
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.
Cartoons (Commentary); Political cartoons
Southeast Asia; United States; North Vietnam; South Vietnam
United States. Congress
Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973
Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota
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