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Highlights from LBJ's Telephone Conversations:
January 1965 - March 1965

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Citation No.: 6726
Speaker: ROBERT MCNAMARA
Tape: WH6501.02 Program No.: 8
Length: 8:20

Date: 01/13/1965
Time: 3:07P
Transcribed: N
Restriction: OPEN

Comments: RECORDING STARTS AFTER CONVERSATION HAS BEGUN

Topics: LBJ RELAYS JOSEPH ALSOP'S REPORT OF DISCUSSION AT ROWLAND EVANS' HOUSE LAST NIGHT, SUGGESTING LBJ USED JOHN MCCONE'S BRIEFING TO SENATE ARMED SERVICES COMMITTEE AS MEANS OF BLAMING JFK FOR VIETNAM SITUATION; LBJ'S LOYALTY TO JFK AS VP



Citation No.: 6736
Speaker: MARTIN LUTHER KING
Tape: WH6501.04 Program No.: 1
Length: 13:39

Date: 01/15/1965
Time: 12:06P
Transcribed: Y
Restriction: OPEN

Comments: "SUMMARIZED"; CONTINUES ON NEXT PNO; MLK IS DIFFICULT TO HEAR; OFFICE SECRETARY TELLS MLK LBJ IS COMING TO THE TELEPHONE

Topics: MLK PRAISES STATE OF THE UNION SPEECH; LBJ'S LEGISLATIVE STRATEGY FOR GREAT SOCIETY BILLS; IMPORTANCE OF VOTING RIGHTS; MLK ASKS LBJ TO APPOINT NEGRO TO CABINET; LBJ'S PLAN TO MAKE HUD A CABINET POST, APPOINT GEORGE WEAVER; APPOINTMENTS OF NEGROES



Citation No.: 6737
Speaker: MARTIN LUTHER KING
Tape: WH6501.04 Program No.: 2
Length: 9:20

Date: 01/15/1965
Time: 12:06P
Transcribed: Y
Restriction: OPEN

Comments: "SUMMARIZED"; CONTINUES FROM PREVIOUS PNO; MLK IS DIFFICULT TO HEAR

Topics: LBJ EMPHASIZES IMPORTANCE OF VOTING RIGHTS, ASKS MLK, NEGRO LEADERS TO PUBLICIZE WORST EXAMPLES OF VOTER REGISTRATION INJUSTICES; APPOINTMENT OF NEGRO TO CABINET; HUD; LBJ ASKS MLK'S HELP IN PASSING GREAT SOCIETY BILLS; PASSAGE OF 1964 CIVIL RIGHTS ACT



Citation No.: 6802
Speaker: WALTER REUTHER
Tape: WH6502.01 Program No.: 2
Length: 9:12

Date: 02/05/1965
Time: 9:56A
Transcribed: N
Restriction: OPEN

Comments: REUTHER IS DIFFICULT TO HEAR; DAILY DIARY INDICATES LBJ IS MEETING WITH JACK VALENTI, BILL MOYERS AT TIME OF CALL; LBJ SPEAKS WITH THEM DURING CALL ABOUT SCHEDULING MEETING

Topics: REUTHER ASKS FOR MEETING; BARBARA WARD'S COMMENTS ON NATIONAL DESIRE TO IMPROVE EDUCATION, HEALTH, ENVIRONMENT; PAT MCNAMARA'S OPPOSITION TO USING HIGHWAY TRUST FUND FOR BEAUTIFICATION; "SEE AMERICA" EFFORT; MARY LASKER'S NYC BEAUTIFICATION WORK



Citation No.: 6808
Speaker: CYRUS VANCE
Tape: WH6502.01 Program No.: 8
Length: 1:21

Date: 02/07/1965
Time: 4:10A?
Transcribed: N
Restriction: OPEN

Comments: "FIRST WEEKEND OF VIET NAM SAT OR SUN"; "THE PRESIDENT AND ASS'T SEC OF DEFENSE CYRUS VANCE"; "REPORTS COMING FROM VN BATTLES"; DIARY LISTS CALLS WITH VANCE AT 3:40A, 4:10A, 4:55A, 5:10A ON 2/7/65

Topics: VANCE GIVES LBJ FIRST AFTER-ACTION REPORT ON US RETALIATORY AIR ATTACK ON DONG HOI IN NORTH VIETNAM FOLLOWING ATTACK ON US ARMY BARRACKS AT PLEIKU; LBJ ASKS ABOUT ANTI-AIRCRAFT FIRE AND FOR REPORT ON DOWNED US AIRPLANE



Citation No.: 6809
Speaker: CYRUS VANCE
Tape: WH6502.01 Program No.: 9
Length: 1:14

Date: 02/07/1965
Time: 4:55A?
Transcribed: N
Restriction: OPEN

Comments: "FIRST WEEKEND OF VIET NAM SAT OR SUN"; "THE PRESIDENT AND ASS'T SEC OF DEFENSE CYRUS VANCE"; "REPORTS COMING FROM VN BATTLES"; DIARY LISTS CALLS WITH VANCE AT 3:40A, 4:10A, 4:55A, 5:10A ON 2/7/65

Topics: VANCE GIVES FURTHER REPORT ON US RETALIATORY AIR ATTACK ON DONG HOI IN NORTH VIETNAM FOLLOWING ATTACK ON US ARMY BARRACKS AT PLEIKU



Citation No.: 6810
Speaker: CYRUS VANCE
Tape: WH6502.01 Program No.: 10
Length: 0:40

Date: 02/07/1965
Time: 5:10A?
Transcribed: N
Restriction: OPEN

Comments: "FIRST WEEKEND OF VIET NAM SAT OR SUN"; "THE PRESIDENT AND ASS'T SEC OF DEFENSE CYRUS VANCE"; "REPORTS COMING FROM VN BATTLES"; DIARY LISTS CALLS WITH VANCE AT 3:40A, 4:10A, 4:55A, 5:10A ON 2/7/65

Topics: VANCE REPORTS ON SUCCESS OF US RETALIATORY AIR STRIKE ON DONG HOI IN NORTH VIETNAM FOLLOWING ATTACK ON US ARMY BARRACKS AT PLEIKU; ALL US PLANES ARE NOW SAFE EXCEPT FOR ONE DOWNED PILOT



Citation No.: 6839
Speaker: DWIGHT EISENHOWER
Tape: WH6502.03 Program No.: 6
Length: 6:45

Date: 02/15/1965
Time: 10:03P
Transcribed: Y
Restriction: OPEN

Comments: "SUMMARIZED"

Topics: LBJ ASKS EISENHOWER TO COME TO WH TO ADVISE HIM ON VIETNAM; ARRANGEMENTS FOR TRIP TO AVOID UNDUE PUBLIC CONCERN; MILTON EISENHOWER, ROBERT ANDERSON, ALFRED GRUENTHER AS ADVISORS TO LBJ; BRIEFING BY ANDREW GOODPASTER FOR EISENHOWER PRIOR TO MEETING



Citation No.: 6847
Speaker: HARRY TRUMAN
Tape: WH6502.03 Program No.: 14
Length: 4:59

Date: 02/15/1965
Time: 10:35P
Transcribed: Y
Restriction: OPEN

Comments: "SUMMARIZED"; BRIEF OFFICE CONVERSATION PRECEDES CALL

Topics: LBJ AND TRUMAN DISCUSS VIETNAM, COMPARE IT TO KOREAN CONFLICT; LBJ REMINISCES ABOUT LETTER HE SENT TO TRUMAN FOLLOWING OUTBREAK OF KOREAN WAR; TRUMAN PRAISES LBJ'S HANDLING OF EVENTS; LBJ INVITES TRUMAN TO COME TO WH TO MEET WITH HIM; TRUMAN'S ILL HEALTH



Citation No.: 6854
Speaker: EVERETT DIRKSEN
Tape: WH6502.04 Program No.: 3
Length: 15:34

Date: 02/17/1965
Time: 6:20P
Transcribed: N
Restriction: OPEN

Comments: "B. 1 & 2"; CONTINUES ON NEXT PNO

Topics: DIRKSEN NOTES NEGATIVE SPEECHES ON VIETNAM BY FRANK CHURCH, GEORGE MCGOVERN, OFFERS TO DEFEND LBJ'S VIETNAM POLICY; LBJ GIVES LENGTHY REPORT ON EISENHOWER'S VIEWS ON VIETNAM, COMPARISON WITH WWII, KOREAN WAR, ADVICE ON NEGOTIATING WITH COMMUNISTS



Citation No.: 6855
Speaker: EVERETT DIRKSEN
Tape: WH6502.04 Program No.: 4
Length: 2:10

Date: 02/17/1965
Time: 6:20P
Transcribed: N
Restriction: OPEN

Comments: "B1 & 2"; CONTINUES FROM PREVIOUS PNO

Topics: LBJ CONTINUES TO REPORT ON EISENHOWER'S VIEWS ON VIETNAM; CONGRESSIONAL STATEMENTS IN SUPPORT OF VIETNAM POLICY; AGREEMENT AMONG US OFFICIALS ON VIETNAM POLICY; LBJ ASKS ABOUT LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION FOR UNIDENTIFIED CANDIDATE FOR UNIDENTIFIED POST



Citation No.: 6856
Speaker: MCGEORGE BUNDY
Tape: WH6502.04 Program No.: 5
Length: 15:26

Date: 02/18/1965
Time: ?
Transcribed: N
Restriction: C-SAN

Comments: "ON VIETNAM"; "GEN. EISENHOWER'S [REPORT] ABOUT EXPERIENCE NEGOTIATING WITH KOREA, CAN'T NEGOTIATE WITH NV IF THEY DON'T AGREE TO NEGOTIATE"; DIARY LISTS CALLS AT 9:25A, 11:16A; CONTINUES ON NEXT PNO

Topics: HHH'S STATEMENTS ON ARMS TALKS, VIETNAM; EISENHOWER'S VIEWS OF VIETNAM, COMPARISON WITH KOREAN WAR NEGOTIATIONS; LBJ ASKS RUSK, BUNDY, HHH TO TALK WITH GEORGE MCGOVERN; DAMAGE CAUSED BY NEGATIVE SPEECHES; LATEST NEWS FROM VIETNAM; UN; WALTER LIPPMANN



Citation No.: 6857
Speaker: MCGEORGE BUNDY
Tape: WH6502.04 Program No.: 6
Length: 4:10

Date: 02/18/1965
Time: ?
Transcribed: N
Restriction: OPEN

Comments: "ON VIETNAM"; "GEN. EISENHOWER'S [REPORT] ABOUT... NEGOTIATING WITH KOREA, CAN'T NEGOTIATE WITH NV IF THEY DON'T AGREE TO NEGOTIATE"; DIARY LISTS CALLS AT 9:25A, 11:16A; CONTINUES FROM PREVIOUS PNO

Topics: BUNDY REPORTS ON FAVORABLE EDITORIAL IN NEW YORK HERALD-TRIBUNE; LBJ COMMENTS ON PRESS PROBLEMS CAUSED BY ADMINISTRATION STATEMENTS ON VIETNAM; MANSFIELD'S STATEMENT ON VIETNAM; SENATE CRITICISM OF WAR; EVERETT DIRKSEN'S USE OF CRITICISM



Citation No.: 7007
Speaker: ADAM CLAYTON POWELL
Tape: WH6503.01 Program No.: 7
Length: 10:09

Date: 03/01/1965
Time: 9:32P
Transcribed: N
Restriction: OPEN

Other Speakers: JACK VALENTI

Comments: "(JACK VALENTI ON CALL)"; VALENTI IS MEETING WITH LBJ AT TIME OF CALL; VALENTI SPEAKS TO POWELL FIRST, TRANSFERS CALL TO LBJ; SPEED VARIES ON ORIGINAL DICTABELT; RE-RECORDED TO MAKE SPEED CONSISTENT

Topics: POWELL OBJECTS TO APPALACHIA BILL PROVISION ALLOWING COMMERCE DEPT TO CHANGE EDUCATION PROGRAMS; SUPREME COURT DECISION ON DE FACTO SCHOOL SEGREGATION; LBJ CHASTISES POWELL FOR DELAYS ON ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION BILL; EDITH GREEN; WILLIAM AYRES



Citation No.: 7024
Speaker: HUBERT HUMPHREY
Tape: WH6503.02 Program No.: 8
Length: 15:22

Date: 03/06/1965
Time: 11:25A
Transcribed: N
Restriction: OPEN

Comments: "5TH OF MARCH I THINK"; "5TH" LINED THROUGH ON SLIP; RECORDING STARTS AFTER CONVERSATION HAS BEGUN; CONTINUES ON NEXT PNO

Topics: PROTESTANT OBJECTIONS TO PAROCHIAL SCHOOL AID IN EDUCATION BILL; EDITH GREEN; CHARLES GOODELL; LBJ DISCUSSES HHH'S KEY ROLE AS LIAISON WITH CONGRESS; JOHN NANCE GARNER, HENRY WALLACE, LBJ, NIXON AS VP; IMPORTANCE OF EDUCATION, MEDICARE, APPALACHIA BILLS



Citation No.: 7025
Speaker: HUBERT HUMPHREY
Tape: WH6503.02 Program No.: 9
Length: 4:54

Date: 03/06/1965
Time: 11:25A
Transcribed: N
Restriction: OPEN

Comments: "BELT 1"; CONTINUES FROM PREVIOUS PNO

Topics: LBJ EMPHASIZES NEED TO PASS EDUCATION, MEDICARE, APPALACHIA BILLS; PROTESTANT OBJECTIONS TO EDUCATION BILL; VP'S ROLE AS LIAISON TO CONGRESS; "[BOARD OF] EDUCATION"; LBJ'S MEETINGS WITH BUSINESS, LABOR, MLK; LITERACY TRAINING FOR NEGROES; EDITH GREEN



Citation No.: 7028
Speaker: ROBERT MCNAMARA
Tape: WH6503.03 Program No.: 3
Length: 7:44

Date: 03/06/1965
Time: 2:32P
Transcribed: N
Restriction: OPEN

Comments: TIME FROM DAILY DIARY; RECORDING STARTS AFTER CONVERSATION HAS BEGUN

Topics: DECISION TO SEND MARINES TO DANANG; LBJ READS PART OF MCGEORGE BUNDY MEMO ON POSSIBLE PEACE TALKS, UK VIEWS ON VIETNAM; NYT STORY ON POSSIBLE NEGOTIATIONS BASED ON RUSK'S PRESS BRIEFING; PSYCHOLOGICAL IMPACT OF SENDING MARINES; MIKE MANSFIELD



Citation No.: 7032
Speaker: BUFORD ELLINGTON
Tape: WH6503.03 Program No.: 7
Length: 8:02

Date: 03/08/1965
Time: 8:29A
Transcribed: N
Restriction: OPEN

Comments: CONTINUES FROM PREVIOUS PNO

Topics: LBJ ASKS ELLINGTON'S ADVICE ON SITUATION IN SELMA, ALABAMA, ASKS HIM TO MEET WITH GEORGE WALLACE AND NICHOLAS KATZENBACH; ELLINGTON AGREES TO MEETING; LBJ DISCUSSES IDEAS FOR ALLEVIATING SITUATION; POSSIBLE COURT ORDER; LOCAL MEDIATION



Citation No.: 7033
Speaker: NICHOLAS KATZENBACH
Tape: WH6503.03 Program No.: 8
Length: 2:12

Date: 03/08/1965
Time: 8:38A
Transcribed: N
Restriction: OPEN

Comments:

Topics: LBJ REPORTS ON HIS TALK WITH BUFORD ELLINGTON, TELLS KATZENBACH THAT ELLINGTON WILL BE CALLING HIM TO ASK FOR APPOINTMENT TO DISCUSS POSSIBLE MEETING WITH GEORGE WALLACE ON SITUATION IN SELMA, ALABAMA



Citation No.: 7039
Speaker: LISTER HILL
Tape: WH6503.04 Program No.: 1
Length: 11:28

Date: 03/08/1965
Time: 4:24P
Transcribed: N
Restriction: OPEN

Comments:

Topics: LBJ ASKS HILL'S ADVICE ON SELMA, ALABAMA SITUATION; WALLACE'S ACTION IN UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA DESEGREGATION; KATZENBACH AS POSSIBLE FRIEND OF COURT IN MLK'S SUIT; LBJ'S RECENT MEETING WITH MLK; PUBLIC SAFETY CONCERNS; LEROY COLLINS AS POSSIBLE MEDIATOR



Citation No.: 7045
Speaker: BILL MOYERS
Tape: WH6503.04 Program No.: 7
Length: 4:41

Date: 03/09/1965
Time: 7:33A
Transcribed: N
Restriction: OPEN

Comments: BABY CRYING IN BACKGROUND

Topics: MOYERS REPORTS ON HIS TALK WITH MLK ON EVENTS PLANNED FOR TODAY IN SELMA, ALABAMA; GEORGE WALLACE'S PROMISE TO MAINTAIN ORDER; QUESTION OF CALLING OUT NATIONAL GUARD; COURT PROCEEDINGS; MLK'S FEARS FOR HIS LIFE; CURRENT FEDERAL PRESENCE IN SELMA



Citation No.: 7051
Speaker: BILL MOYERS
Tape: WH6503.05 Program No.: 2
Length: 8:05

Date: 03/10/1965
Time: 9:40A
Transcribed: N
Restriction: OPEN

Comments: "(B.1B)"; RECORDING STARTS AFTER CONVERSATION HAS BEGUN

Topics: LBJ GIVES MOYERS INSTRUCTION ON HANDLING PRESS; JAMES "SCOTTY" RESTON; WALTER LIPPMANN'S COLUMN IN NEWSWEEK ON VIETNAM; LBJ TELLS MOYERS HIS PHILOSOPHY ON WHY INCREASE IN SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS IN CURRENT BILL SHOULD BE MADE RETROACTIVE; POVERTY PROGRAM



Citation No.: 7071
Speaker: TOM WATSON
Tape: WH6503.07 Program No.: 5
Length: 14:49

Date: 03/16/1965
Time: 4:19P
Transcribed: N
Restriction: OPEN

Comments:

Topics: WATSON PRAISES VOTING RIGHTS SPEECH; LBJ OFFERS WATSON NOMINATION AS TREASURY SECRETARY; DAVID ROCKEFELLER AND LBJ'S CONCERN ABOUT HIS VIEWS ON TIGHT MONEY, POSSIBLE CONFLICTS WITH NELSON ROCKEFELLER; BILL YOUNGMAN; REPUBLICAN REACTION TO LBJ'S SPEECH



Citation No.: 7094
Speaker: GEORGE WALLACE
Tape: WH6503.09 Program No.: 1
Length: 6:32

Date: 03/18/1965
Time: 4:33P
Transcribed: Y
Restriction: OPEN

Comments: "ALSO B.7A"; CONTINUES ON NEXT 2 PNOS

Topics: WALLACE REPORTS ON INFLUX OF PROTESTERS TO ALABAMA, THEIR INFLAMMATORY ACTIONS, INABILITY OF ALABAMA FORCES TO MAINTAIN ORDER DURING SELMA MARCH; POSSIBLE NEED FOR FEDERAL HELP; LBJ ENCOURAGES WALLACE TO AVOID FURTHER POSTPONEMENT, CALL UP NATIONAL GUARD



Citation No.: 7095
Speaker: GEORGE WALLACE
Tape: WH6503.09 Program No.: 2
Length: 15:13

Date: 03/18/1965
Time: 4:33P
Transcribed: Y
Restriction: OPEN

Other Speakers: NICHOLAS KATZENBACH; BUFORD ELLINGTON

Comments: "ALSO B.7A"; CONTINUES FROM PREVIOUS PNO AND ON NEXT PNO; LBJ IS MEETING WITH NICHOLAS KATZENBACH AND BUFORD ELLINGTON AT TIME OF CALL

Topics: WALLACE EXPRESSES CONCERN ABOUT CONDITIONS IN ALABAMA AFTER SELMA MARCH, EFFECTS OF PROTESTS ON STATE ECONOMY; LBJ PROMISES COOPERATION, RECOMMENDS WALLACE CALL UP NATIONAL GUARD AND LBJ FEDERALIZE IT IF NECESSARY; POSSIBILITY OF VIOLENCE



Citation No.: 7096
Speaker: GEORGE WALLACE
Tape: WH6503.09 Program No.: 3
Length: 1:37

Date: 03/18/1965
Time: 4:33P
Transcribed: Y
Restriction: OPEN

Other Speakers: NICHOLAS KATZENBACH

Comments: "ALSO B.7A"; CONTINUES FROM 2 PREVIOUS PNOS; LBJ IS MEETING WITH NICHOLAS KATZENBACH AT TIME OF CALL

Topics: KATZENBACH TELLS WALLACE THAT HE BELIEVES PROBLEMS IN SELMA WILL SUBSIDE ONCE MARCH IS OVER; WALLACE PROMISES TO DO WHATEVER IS NECESSARY TO PROTECT MARCHERS; LBJ TELLS WALLACE HE IS LEAVING FOR LBJ RANCH BUT WILL BE IN CONSTANT TOUCH WITH SITUATION



Citation No.: 7124
Speaker: BUFORD ELLINGTON
Tape: WH6503.10 Program No.: 13
Length: 4:07

Date: 03/18/1965
Time: 9:13P
Transcribed: N
Restriction: OPEN

Other Speakers: JUANITA ROBERTS

Comments: TIME FROM DAILY DIARY; JUANITA ROBERTS BRIEFLY INTERRUPTS LBJ'S CONVERSATION WITH ELLINGTON

Topics: LBJ, ELLINGTON DISCUSS POSSIBLE RESPONSE TO GEORGE WALLACE'S SPEECH TO ALABAMA LEGISLATURE REQUESTING FEDERAL PROTECTION OF SELMA MARCH TOMORROW; LBJ'S PHONE CALL WITH WALLACE; DISCUSSION OF NEED TO RECORD CALLS WITH WALLACE; LBJ'S STATEMENT IN RESPONSE



Citation No.: 7139
Speaker: DREW PEARSON
Tape: WH6503.11 Program No.: 7
Length: 15:06

Date: 03/23/1965
Time: 11:35A
Transcribed: N
Restriction: OPEN

Comments: PEARSON ON HOLD FOR 2:05; CONTINUES ON NEXT PNO; LBJ TELLS OFFICE SECRETARY TO TELL PEARSON THAT HE IS IN A MEETING BUT WILL TRY TO TALK; PEARSON ASKS IF HE SHOULD CALL LATER BUT LBJ IS BUSY ALL DAY

Topics: PEARSON ASKS FOR VIETNAM BRIEFING BEFORE TRIP TO USSR, POLAND, HUNGARY; LBJ SUMMARIZES PAST, PRESENT US POLICY; SEATO TREATY; COMPARISON WITH MUNICH DECISIONS; TONKIN GULF RESOLUTION; LBJ'S CONCERN ABOUT SUGGESTED DIPLOMATIC, MILITARY ACTIONS; TEAR GAS



Citation No.: 7140
Speaker: DREW PEARSON
Tape: WH6503.11 Program No.: 8
Length: 4:00

Date: 03/23/1965
Time: 11:35A
Transcribed: N
Restriction: OPEN

Comments: CONTINUES FROM PREVIOUS PNO

Topics: LBJ'S RECENT MEETING WITH GEORGE WALLACE ON SELMA, ALABAMA SITUATION; LBJ READS HIS RECENT PRESS CONFERENCE STATEMENT ON US POLICY ON VIETNAM; LBJ'S COMMITMENT TO PEACE, HIS HEAVY SCHEDULE; LBJ ASKS FOR PEARSON'S REACTION TO VOTING RIGHTS SPEECH



Citation No.: 7141
Speaker: JOHN MCCORMACK
Tape: WH6503.11 Program No.: 9
Length: 12:55

Date: 03/23/1965
Time: 4:54P
Transcribed: N
Restriction: OPEN

Other Speakers: WILBUR MILLS; WILBUR COHEN; CARL ALBERT

Comments: LBJ ON HOLD 0:28; WILBUR MILLS, WILBUR COHEN AND CARL ALBERT ARE MEETING WITH MCCORMACK AT TIME OF CALL

Topics: MILLS REPORTS HOUSE TO INTRODUCE NEW MEDICARE BILL TOMORROW; COFFEE AGREEMENT; CANADIAN AUTO PARTS BILL; LBJ ASKS MILLS TO ENACT BILLS BY EASTER; COHEN SUMMARIZES MEDICARE BILL'S PROVISIONS; OPPOSITION OF AMA, INSURANCE COMPANIES; EFFECT ON FEDERAL BUDGET



Citation No.: 7150
Speaker: NICHOLAS KATZENBACH
Tape: WH6503.12 Program No.: 6
Length: 9:08

Date: 03/25/1965
Time: 9:35A
Transcribed: N
Restriction: OPEN

Comments: RECORDING STARTS AFTER CONVERSATION HAS BEGUN

Topics: CIGARETTE LABELING; SMOKING; APPOINTMENTS OF FRED VINSON, JR., EDWIN WEISL, JR.; MLK; AFTERMATH OF SELMA MARCH; VOTING RIGHTS BILL; LBJ'S POSITION, VOTES ON POLL TAX; CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS BANNING POLL TAX, LOWERING VOTING AGE TO 18; HISPANIC VOTE



Citation No.: 7156
Speaker: EDWARD KENNEDY
Tape: WH6503.13 Program No.: 6
Length: 4:52

Date: 03/25/1965
Time: 12:44P
Transcribed: N
Restriction: OPEN

Comments: RECORDING STARTS AFTER CONVERSATION HAS BEGUN

Topics: LBJ OFFERS PRESIDENTIAL PLANE TO JACQUELINE KENNEDY, KENNEDY FAMILY FOR TRIP TO UK FOR DEDICATION OF JFK MEMORIAL AT RUNNYMEDE; LBJ ASKS EDWARD, RFK, TO REPRESENT LBJ; COMPOSITION OF DELEGATION; RFK'S CLIMB OF MOUNT KENNEDY IN CANADA; IMMIGRATION BILL



Citation No.: 7158
Speaker: JACQUELINE KENNEDY
Tape: WH6503.13 Program No.: 8
Length: 3:10

Date: 03/25/1965
Time: 4:56P
Transcribed: N
Restriction: OPEN

Comments: RECORDING STARTS AFTER CONVERSATION HAS BEGUN

Topics: MRS. KENNEDY PRAISES LBJ'S VOTING RIGHTS SPEECH; LBJ OFFERS PRESIDENTIAL PLANE TO MRS. KENNEDY FOR TRIP TO UK TO DEDICATE JFK MEMORIAL AT RUNNYMEDE; LBJ REMINISCES THAT LAST TIME HE SAW MRS. KENNEDY WAS NIGHT HE LEARNED OF WALTER JENKINS' ARREST



Citation No.: 7162
Speaker: J. EDGAR HOOVER
Tape: WH6503.13 Program No.: 12
Length: 3:27

Date: 03/26/1965
Time: 8:10A
Transcribed: N
Restriction: B-SAN

Comments: RECORDING STARTS AFTER CONVERSATION HAS BEGUN

Topics: HOOVER UPDATES LBJ ON PROGRESS OF INVESTIGATION OF MURDER OF VIOLA LIUZZO; POSSIBLE ARREST OF SUSPECTS; CALL FROM ANTHONY LIUZZO TO LBJ; FBI INFORMANTS IN KKK; HOOVER DISCUSSES FBI INVESTIGATION INTO MURDER OF 3 CIVIL RIGHTS WORKERS IN MISSISSIPPI IN 1964



Citation No.: 7176
Speaker: CARL PERKINS
Tape: WH6503.14 Program No.: 9
Length: 1:55

Date: 03/27/1965
Time: 5:20P
Transcribed: N
Restriction: OPEN

Comments: "(RETURNING HIS CALL)"; RECORDING STARTS AFTER CONVERSATION HAS BEGUN; 0:25 MACHINE NOISE PRECEDES CALL

Topics: LBJ CONGRATULATES PERKINS ON PASSAGE OF EDUCATION BILL; PERKINS COMMENTS ON ADAM CLAYTON POWELL'S HANDLING OF BILL; LBJ MIMICS CONGRESSMAN ADOLPH SABATH'S SPEECHES TO CONGRESS REPORTING RESOLUTIONS FROM HOUSE RULES COMMITTEE



Citation No.: 7178
Speaker: GEORGE MEANY
Tape: WH6503.14 Program No.: 11
Length: 4:43

Date: 03/29/1965
Time: 1:15P
Transcribed: N
Restriction: OPEN

Comments:

Topics: APPOINTMENT OF SAM ZAGORIA TO NLRB; LBJ ASKS LABOR'S HELP ON PASSAGE OF EDUCATION, MEDICARE, VOTING RIGHTS BILLS; APPALACHIA BILL; STATUS OF THESE PRIORITY BILLS, THEIR IMPORTANCE TO WORKING CLASS; RFK; LABOR LEGISLATION