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Richard Nixon's "Silent Majority" Speech on the Vietnam War | November 3, 1969

May 12, 2021
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On November 3, 1969, Richard Nixon delivered this address to the nation on the war in Vietnam. In this speech he assures the American people that he is taking all necessary measures to push towards peace and end the Vietnam War. He does not advocate withdrawing troops, but instead negotiating peace. President Nixon remains sympathetic to the American call for peace but pushes forward with steadfast intention to end the war and ensure stability in South Vietnam, seeking the support of the great silent majority. This is a part of a series of bonus episodes featuring full length presidential speeches.
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