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History: April 7 – On this day back in 1954 President Eisenhower delivers Cold War ‘domino theory’ speech

President Dwight D. Eisenhower coins one of the most famous Cold War phrases when he suggests the fall of French Indochina to the communists could create a “domino” effect in Southeast Asia. The so-called “domino theory” dominated U.S. thinking about Vietnam for the next decade. CLICK HERE FOR MORE at HISTORY.com