Lyndon B. Johnson

Though UK governments rejected US requests to send troops to Vietnam, Britain did not stay out of the war, says Marc Tiley.

Andrew Boxer demonstrates the ways in which external events affected the struggles of African Americans in the 1950s and 1960s.

Sylvia Ellis has been listening in to LBJ’s taped telephone calls from the Oval Office and finds they have much to tell the historian about the man behind the escalation of the Vietnam war.

The interest of historians in the Vietnam War remains strong. The tendency is influenced by the growing availability of official documents for the...

'If you have a mother-in-law with only one eye and she has it in the centre of her forehead, you don't keep her in the living room.' It was in...

Money makes the world go round - in Lyndon Johnson's case the Yankee dollar was seen as a means of buttressing Britain's new mid-60s Labour government as an ally of the US east of Suez and relieving pressure on its other commitments. Diane Kunz looks at how the connections were made.

Ralph Smith assesses the material available on the conflict in South-East Asia.