In an address to a Joint Meeting of Congress in July 1954, Korean President Syngman Rhee expressed thanks to the United States for its intervention in the Korean War. His speech also included a frank request for additional financial and military aid to oust communism from his homeland and for launch of an attack on China. Vice President Richard Nixon (left) and Speaker Joseph Martin sat behind Rhee.
History, Art & Archives, U.S. House of Representatives, “Korean President Syngman Rhee Addresses a Joint Meeting of Congress,” https://history.house.gov/Collection/Listing/PA2012/PA2012-04-0055/ (November 26, 2022)
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