The Senate failed, barely, to secure a two-thirds majority in favor of convicting President Andrew Johnson
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After reports that the USS Maddox had been attacked by North Vietnamese naval vessels, the U.S. House of Representatives voted 422-1 to authorize military action in Vietnam. Eugene Siler was the loan 'Nay' vote.
Learn about LBJ's career in the Senate and explore key votes
Over 50 years after relations between the two countries ended, the United States Senate voted 83-15 to normalize trade with the People's Republic of China