Vietnam War Reference Library Vol 3 (L-Z) Biographies by Kevin Hillstrom; Laurie Collier Hillstrom; Diane M Sawinski;

By Kevin Hillstrom; Laurie Collier Hillstrom; Diane M Sawinski; Gerda-Ann Raffaelle

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Government to support the coup that removed President Ngo Dinh Diem (see entry) from power. After resuming his ambassadorial duties in 1965, Lodge’s low opinion of the South Vietnamese government remained unchanged. S. military involvement in Vietnam. “We are launched on a course from which there is no respectable turning back . . ” Member of a prominent political family Henry Cabot Lodge was born on July 5, 1902, in Nahant, Massachusetts. He was raised in one of New England’s most distinguished and powerful Republican families.

Senator and one of President Theodore Roosevelt’s closest friends and political allies. After earning a degree from Harvard University, Lodge worked in the newspaper business for several years, dividing Henry Cabot Lodge. Courtesy of the Library of Congress. 237 his time between the Boston Evening Transcript and the New York Herald Tribune. In 1932 the young Republican won election into the Massachusetts legislature. S. Senate. Upon joining the Senate, Lodge became known as one of the Republican Party’s steadiest conservatives.

And Joel L. Swerdlow. To Heal a Nation: The Vietnam Veterans Memorial. New York: Harper and Row, 1985. S. ambassador to South Vietnam in the mid-1960s H enry Cabot Lodge served as America’s ambassador to South Vietnam from mid-1963 to mid-1964, and again from mid-1965 through 1967. S. government to support the coup that removed President Ngo Dinh Diem (see entry) from power. After resuming his ambassadorial duties in 1965, Lodge’s low opinion of the South Vietnamese government remained unchanged.

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