1954 President Eisenhower Cold War ‘Domino Theory’ Speech

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President Dwight D. Eisenhower coins one of the most famous Cold War phrases when he suggests the fall of French Indochina to the communists could create a “domino” effect in Southeast Asia. The so-called “domino theory” dominated U.S. thinking about Vietnam for the next decade.

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Dwight D. Eisenhower, Domino Theory Speech, Cold War, Vietnam
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