Bill Moyers looks at Lyndon Johnson decision to escalate troop levels in Vietnam. He examines the president's deliberation and reasoning by looking at the president's taped phone ... See full summary »

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Michael Winship (senior writer)

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Episode cast overview:
Bill Moyers ... Himself - Host
Lyndon Baines Johnson ... Himself - President (archive footage) (as Lyndon Johnson)
John S. Knight John S. Knight ... Himself - Newspaper Publisher (archive footage)
Robert McNamara ... Himself - Secretary of Defense (archive footage)
J. William Fulbright ... Himself - Senator, Arkansas (archive footage) (as Sen. J. William Fulbright)
McGeorge Bundy ... Himself - White House Assistant for National Security (archive footage)
Richard B. Russell Richard B. Russell ... Himself - Senator, Georgia (archive footage) (as Sen. Richard Russell Jr.)
Robert F. Kennedy Jr. ... Himself - Attorney General (archive footage) (as Robert Kennedy Jr.)
Barry Goldwater ... Himself - Senator, Arizona (archive footage) (as Sen. Barry Goldwater)
Mike Mansfield Mike Mansfield ... Himself - Senator, Montana (archive footage) (as Sen. Mike Mansfield)
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Bill Moyers looks at Lyndon Johnson decision to escalate troop levels in Vietnam. He examines the president's deliberation and reasoning by looking at the president's taped phone conversations with fellow leaders in the executive and legislative branches. Written by Shatterdaymorn

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20 November 2009 (USA) See more »

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