475 – 45 Years ago Nixon and Congress fought over aid for Cambodia

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President Richard M. Nixon announced the attack into Cambodia.

The Vietnam War caused much dissention in this country. In addition to college campuses there was conflict in the Congress over the war. 45 Years ago there was an epic battle going on between President Nixon and Senator Frank Church of Idaho over funding for aid to the war in Cambodia. That disagreement is reported on in an article from Politico.com titled: Nixon asks Congress to fund aid for Cambodia, Nov. 18, 1970. The article was submitted by Andrew Glass and is featured in this episode. It offers insight in how national policy comes about.

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