August 16, 1967 : Tonkin Gulf Resolution challenged

Introduction

President Johnson’s broad interpretation of the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution is attacked in the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee by the Chairman, Senator William Fulbright of Arkansas, who feels that Johnson has no mandate to conduct the war on the present scale.

Article Details:

August 16, 1967 : Tonkin Gulf Resolution challenged

  • Author

    History.com Staff

  • Website Name

    History.com

  • Year Published

    2009

  • Title

    August 16, 1967 : Tonkin Gulf Resolution challenged

  • URL

    http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/tonkin-gulf-resolution-challenged

  • Access Date

    November 24, 2017

  • Publisher

    A+E Networks