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Who were some of the key people in the Vietnam War?

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US President Dwight Eisenhower (Intelligence gathering for US involvement) US President John F. Kennedy (Special Forces (Green Beret) US President Lyndon B. Johnson (US Ground Troops) US President Richard M. Nixon US President Gerald Ford SEN Robert Kennedy AMBASSADOR Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr National Sec. Advisor McGeorge Bundy National Sec. Advisor Henry Kissenger Secretary of Defense Robert M. McNamara GEN Paul Harkins GEN William Westmoreland GEN Creighton Abrams COL George S. Patton (Son of WWII Gen. Patton) GEN James Stewart (Actor Jimmy Stewart, GEN USAF) Glen Ford (Actor Glen Ford, USNR) Bob Hope (US entertainer for WWII, Korea, Vietnam, Desert Storm) John Wayne (US actor, visited Vietnam to support troops, made first positive war film to support the troop, "The Green Berets") Martin Luther King (civil rights movement leader, made speeches concerning the Vietnam War) South Vietnam Pres. Nguyen Van Thieu South Vietnam Vice Pres. Nguyen Cao Ky (GEN and fighter pilot) US GEN Maxwell Taylor

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