What's Your View?
What did the JFK assassination lead to? Share your thoughts on the watershed events of November 1963, the aftermath, and how America changed.
1. Aides to President Kennedy have said that he intended to withdraw troops from Vietnam after the election of 1964. Do you think he would have ended the war in 1965?
2. Did the Kennedy assassination change Johnson's attitude toward Communism?
No, Johnson continued the policy of containment.
Yes, Johnson's suspicion that the assassination was a Communist plot caused him to take a tougher stance in the Cold War.