A WHIRLWIND tour of the news of the day. The audio opening the show, by the way, is a clip from a telephone call from Admiral U.S. Grant “Oley” Sharp to Air Force General David Burchinal of the Joint Chiefs of Staff on the latest information he was receiving about the Gulf of Tonkin Incident. You can find the file, along with other audio related to the Gulf of Tonkin incident, at the website WhiteHouseTapes.org. (Note: Derek mistakenly identified the gunboats in the Gulf of Tonkin as North Korean; of course they were North Vietnamese, not Korean.)
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