14 January 2008 @ 12:17 pm
Courtesy Mr. Froomkin  
Remember in history class, when you learned about the Gulf of Tonkin affair? That lead to a major escalation of the Vietnam War? Turns out that it didn't happen like the history books wrote it, and it didn't even happen like the Johnson administration claimed it had evidence of. (More here.)

salami_salomesalami_salome on January 14th, 2008 05:40 pm (UTC)
I learned about it from Willem Dafoe as Bobby Peru in Wild at Heart.
Strange Detractor: fogprofessorbooty on January 14th, 2008 06:09 pm (UTC)
Wait, some people don't know that?