Lyndon Johnson`s presidency has long been viewed in the shadow of the Vietnam War, a conflict that saw American soldiers die in jungles half a world away while anti-war demonstrators chanted in the streets back home.
The Supreme Court today directed
the Centre to examine the plea by a 72-year old ex-US Navy
officer, who had fought in the Vietnam war between 1964-1967,
for political asylum in India as he fears persecution in the