The war was unpopular and seemed pointless to many. Protests were rampant, so in this speech Nixon defended his decision to keep U. Good evening, my fellow Americans.
Supreme Court legalizes abortions Roe vs. Communists drive American presence out of Vietnam in chaotic retreat.
Menachim Begin elected Prime Minister of Israel. Begin staunchly favors Ariel Sharon's plan for building Israeli settlements in Arab lands.
March, Israel invades south Lebanon, but withdraws in favor of man UN force. The treaty ended 30 years of war. Egypt affirms Israel right to exist. Ronald Reagan inaugurated U. Peter's Square by professional Turkish gunman. Shooting forewarns of open warfare on Perpetual Sacrifice and its guardian 2 Thes.
Virgin Mary widely reported to have appeared in Medjugorje Yugoslavia. Warns a group of children of a "great event" about to happen there.
Says this will be her last appearance on earth before the end of the world and the return of her Son. Israel destroys Iraqi atomic reactor. Israel returns Sinai Peninsula to Egypt. Fueled by Lebanon invasion, fundamentalist Islamic Shia fanaticism continues to explode across Middle East.
Britain legalizes homosexuality U. World drug crises continues to mount. Russian Nuclear Reactor explodes in Chernobyl. Space Shuttle Challenger explodes.
First Gulf War breaks out near the Euphrates, contemporizing the visions of Daniel. Scud missiles hit Israel. Saddam Hussein of Iraq defeated, but allowed by President Bush to remain in power. Slovenia secedes from Yugoslavia after bitter fighting. Democracy sweeps to victory over communism.
Berlin wall comes down as E. Europe ends Cold War.
Lucia's 2nd vision at Fatima comes true. Ferocious Serbian war begins; Sarajevo destroyed in seige. Peace agreement signed between Israel and PLO. Supreme Court outlaws the Ten Commandments from courthouse display.atelier genocide warnings & updates suppressed news.
An Essay Against Genocide or why the convention on genocide hasn't worked. The Gulf of Tonkin Resolution or the Southeast Asia Resolution, Pub.L.
88–, 78 Stat. , enacted August 10, , was a joint resolution that the United States Congress passed on August 7, , in response to the Gulf of Tonkin incident..
It is of historical significance because it gave U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson authorization, without a formal declaration of war by Congress, for Enacted by: the 88th United States Congress.
The Tonkin Gulf Resolution, essentially unchallenged by a Congress that believed it was an appropriate response to unprovoked, aggressive, and deliberate attacks on U.S.
vessels on the high seas, would open the floodgates for direct American military involvement in Vietnam. It would take over thirty years for the truth to emerge that the Aug.
4, Gulf of Tonkin incident, where US warships were apparently attacked by North Vietnamese PT Boats – an incident that kicked off US involvement in the Vietnam war – was a staged event that never actually took place.
Tonkin Gulf Resolution Authority granted by congress to President Johnson in to approve and support in advance " The determination of the president as commander in Chief, to take all necessary measures to repel any armed attacks against the U.S.
The United States would not withdraw from Vietnam until , by which time a disillusioned Congress had voted to repeal the same Gulf of Tonkin Resolution it had so overwhelmingly supported just.