Congress overrides Nixon’s veto on Vietnam War

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  • Lucas Paul Richert (University of Saskatchewan)

Historical Context Note

On November 7 1973, the U.S. Congress overrode President Nixon’s veto of the war powers bill, which curbed the president’s power to commit armed forces to hostilities abroad without congressional approval.

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Citation:
Richert, Lucas Paul. "Congress overrides Nixon’s veto on Vietnam War". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2008
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=5699, accessed 23 July 2014.]


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  1. Vietnam War