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Quotation by Dwight D. Eisenhower
You have a row of dominoes set up; you knock over the first one, and what will happen to the last one is that it will go over very quickly.
Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890–1969), U.S. general, Republican politician, president. Address, April 7, 1954, to press conference. Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States (1960).
Referring to the situation in south-east Asia after the defeat of the French by the Viet- Minh.
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