Video: 'The President: April 1967. MP883.' (Apr. 28, 1967, at 27:12)
(Friday, April 28, 1967, 12:30 p.m. EST; during the Vietnam War, part of the Indochina Wars and the Cold War) — U.S. Army Gen. William Westmoreland told Congress today that “backed at home by resolve, confidence, patience, determination and continued support, we will prevail in Vietnam over communist aggression.”
Never before had a military commander addressed Congress while he was directing an ongoing war.