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Highlights from LBJ's Telephone Conversations:
August – December 1966

HIGHLIGHTED TOPICS APPEAR IN BOLD PRINT

 

Citation No.:  10532
Speaker:  LADY BIRD JOHNSON
Tape:  WH6608.03            Program No.:  11
Length:  2:24

Date:  8/2/1966
Time:  4:32P
Transcribed:  N
Restriction:  OPEN

Comments:  CALL NOT LISTED ON SLIP; TIME FROM DAILY DIARY

Topics:  DISCUSSION OF WHEN AND HOW LBJ AND LADY BIRD JOHNSON SHOULD PRESENT LUCI JOHNSON AND PATRICK NUGENT WITH SAVINGS BOND JOHNSONS ARE GIVING THEM AS WEDDING PRESENT; LUCI'S MARRIED NAME; LBJ'S HAIRCUT APPOINTMENT AND HIS HECTIC DAY


Citation No.:  10568
Speaker:  GEORGE MEANY
Tape:  WH6608.06            Program No.:  6
Length:  4:17

Date:  8/5/1966
Time:  11:50A
Transcribed:  N
Restriction:  OPEN

Topics:  LBJ DISCUSSES URGENCY OF SETTLING AIRLINE STRIKE; STATUS OF AIRLINE STRIKE LEGISLATION; ECONOMIC EFFECTS OF STRIKE, STEEL PRICE INCREASE; LBJ URGES MEANY TO CALL P. L. SIEMILLER , OTHER UNION LEADERS IMMEDIATELY ABOUT POSSIBLE SETTLEMENT


Citation No.:  10581
Speaker:  JOSEPH BEIRNE
Tape:  WH6608.07            Program No.:  3
Length:  9:08

Date:  8/5/1966
Time:  6:20P
Transcribed:  N
Restriction:  OPEN

Comments:  RECORDING STARTS AFTER CONVERSATION HAS BEGUN

Topics:  LBJ DISCUSSES NEED TO QUICKLY REACH NON-INFLATIONARY AIRLINE STRIKE SETTLEMENT, ASKS BEIRNE TO GET GEORGE MEANY INVOLVED; STEEL PRICE INCREASE; P. L. SIEMILLER'S INEFFECTIVENESS; LBJ'S SUPPORT FOR WORKING CLASS; CARRIERS' SUPPORT FOR AIRLINE STRIKE BILL


Citation No.:  10583
Speaker:  LIZ CARPENTER
Tape:  WH6608.07            Program No.:  5
Length:  2:40

Date:  8/5/1966
Time:  6:30P
Other Speakers:  OFFICE CONVERSATION
Transcribed:  N
Restriction:  OPEN

Comments:  CARPENTER ON HOLD 1:14; OFFICE SECRETARY TALKS WITH CO-WORKERS WHILE CARPENTER IS ON HOLD, EXPRESSING SYMPATHY FOR LBJ'S PROBLEMS; CONTINUES FROM PREVIOUS PNO

Topics:  LBJ ASKS CARPENTER ABOUT PLAN TO USE AIRLINE EQUIPMENT TO AIR-CONDITION CHURCH DURING LUCI'S WEDDING, EXPRESSES CONCERN ABOUT CONFLICT WITH AIRLINE STRIKE; CARPENTER SAYS CLARK CLIFFORD APPROVED USE; LBJ TELLS HER TO CONSULT WILLARD WIRTZ, JAMES REYNOLDS


Citation No.:  10612
Speaker:  ROBERT MCNAMARA
Tape:  WH6608.10            Program No.:  6
Length:  6:23

Date:  8/12/1966
Time:  12:30P
Transcribed:  N
Restriction:  OPEN

Topics:  MCNAMARA'S VACATION PLANS; CYRUS VANCE; LBJ'S DESIRE TO GET NEW IDEAS IN GOVT, FOREIGN POLICY, STATE DEPT; PROPOSED SCIENTIFIC AGRICULTURAL EXCHANGE WITH COMMUNIST CHINA; TOMMY CORCORAN'S PLANTING NEW DEAL MEN IN DEPTS; PRESS REPORT ON CAMBODIA BOMBING


Citation No.:  10644
Speaker:  EVERETT DIRKSEN
Tape:  WH6608.13            Program No.:  7
Length:  5:11

Date:  8/27/1966
Time:  10:17A
Place:  LBJ RANCH
Other Speakers:  LADY BIRD JOHNSON
Transcribed:  N
Restriction:  OPEN

Comments:  LADY BIRD JOHNSON IS MEETING WITH LBJ AT TIME OF CALL

Topics:  DIRKSEN TELLS LBJ HAPPY BIRTHDAY; LBJ'S TRIP YESTERDAY; MINIMUM WAGE BILL TIE VOTE; LBJ PRAISES JOHN LOVE'S DENVER HOUSING PROGRAM, ITS EFFECT ON RACIAL PROBLEMS; LADY BIRD JOHNSON ASKS ABOUT DIRKSEN'S HEALTH; LUCI JOHNSON'S, PAT NUGENT'S TRIP TO ILLINOIS


Citation No.:  10647
Speaker:  HUBERT HUMPHREY
Tape:  WH6608.13            Program No.:  10
Length:  4:12

Date:  8/27/1966
Time:  8:31P
Place:  LBJ RANCH
Other Speakers:  LADY BIRD JOHNSON; MURIEL HUMPHREY
Transcribed:  N
Restriction:  OPEN

Comments:  LADY BIRD JOHNSON IS MEETING WITH LBJ AT TIME OF CALL AND MURIEL HUMPHREY IS MEETING WITH HHH

Topics:  HHH TELLS LBJ HAPPY BIRTHDAY; LUCI JOHNSON NUGENT ATTENDING HHH'S SON'S WEDDING TODAY; LADY BIRD JOHNSON EXPRESSES REGRET SHE COULD NOT BE AT WEDDING; LBJ JOKES ABOUT LUCI BEING AT WEDDING, NOT WITH LBJ; LBJ'S TRIP YESTERDAY; RFK'S RELATIONS WITH PRESS


Citation No.:  10654
Speaker:  ABE FORTAS
Tape:  WH6608.14            Program No.:  1
Length:  11:35

Date:  8/29/1966
Time:  9:30A
Place:  LBJ RANCH
Other Speakers:  LADY BIRD JOHNSON; MARIE FEHMER; GEORGE CHRISTIAN; OFFICE CONVERSATION
Transcribed:  N
Restriction:  OPEN

Comments:  LADY BIRD JOHNSON, MARIE FEHMER, GEORGE CHRISTIAN ARE MEETING WITH LBJ AT TIME OF CONFERENCE CALL; ABE FORTAS TALKS TO JUANITA ROBERTS WHO IS IN OFFICE WITH HIM BUT ROBERTS IS NOT AUDIBLE; CONVERSATION CONTINUES ON NEXT 3 PNOS

Topics:  DISCUSSION OF RESPONSE TO ACCOUNT IN WILLIAM MANCHESTER'S UPCOMING BOOK THAT LBJ TOOK OATH OF OFFICE ON KENNEDY FAMILY BIBLE THAT WAS NOT RETURNED; ARCHIVAL HANDLING BY LBJ STAFF OF CATHOLIC MISSAL THAT WAS USED; SARAH HUGHES' RECOLLECTION OF EVENTS


Citation No.:  10655
Speaker:  ABE FORTAS
Tape:  WH6608.14            Program No.:  2
Length:  16:27

Date:  8/29/1966
Time:  9:30A
Place:  LBJ RANCH
Other Speakers:  LADY BIRD JOHNSON; MARIE FEHMER; GEORGE CHRISTIAN; OFFICE CONVERSATION
Transcribed:  N
Restriction:  OPEN

Comments:  LADY BIRD JOHNSON, MARIE FEHMER, GEORGE CHRISTIAN ARE MEETING WITH LBJ AT TIME OF CONFERENCE CALL; ABE FORTAS TALKS TO DOROTHY TERRITO  WHO IS IN OFFICE WITH HIM BUT TERRITO IS NOT AUDIBLE; CONVERSATION CONTINUES FROM PREVIOUS PNO AND ON NEXT 2 PNOS

Topics:  RESPONSE TO ACCOUNT IN WILLIAM MANCHESTER'S BOOK THAT LBJ TOOK OATH OF OFFICE ON KENNEDY FAMILY BIBLE; EVENTUAL DEPOSIT IN LBJ LIBRARY OF MISSAL THAT WAS USED; DESCRIPTION OF MISSAL AND ITS COVER; QUESTION OF RETURNING BOOK TO JACQUELINE KENNEDY; LEAKS


Citation No.:  10656
Speaker:  ABE FORTAS
Tape:  WH6608.14            Program No.:  3
Length:  16:31

Date:  8/29/1966
Time:  9:30A
Place:  LBJ RANCH
Other Speakers:  LADY BIRD JOHNSON; MARIE FEHMER; GEORGE CHRISTIAN; BILL MOYERS
Transcribed:  N
Restriction:  OPEN

Comments:  LADY BIRD JOHNSON, MARIE FEHMER, GEORGE CHRISTIAN ARE MEETING WITH LBJ AT TIME OF CONFERENCE CALL; BILL MOYERS IS IN WASHINGTON, DC AND JOINS CALL DURING THIS PNO; CONVERSATION CONTINUES FROM 2 PREVIOUS PNOS AND ON NEXT PNO

Topics:  RESPONSE TO ACCOUNT IN WILLIAM MANCHESTER'S BOOK THAT LBJ TOOK OATH OF OFFICE ON KENNEDY FAMILY BIBLE; MOYERS SAYS RFK TOLD RICHARD GOODWIN TO REVIEW MANCHESTER'S MANUSCRIPT; SARAH HUGHES', LARRY O'BRIEN'S RECOLLECTIONS; LOOK MAGAZINE PUBLICITY CAMPAIGN


Citation No.:  10657
Speaker:  ABE FORTAS
Tape:  WH6608.14            Program No.:  4
Length:  14:12

Date:  8/29/1966
Time:  9:30A
Place:  LBJ RANCH
Other Speakers:  LADY BIRD JOHNSON; MARIE FEHMER; GEORGE CHRISTIAN; BILL MOYERS
Transcribed:  N
Restriction:  OPEN

Comments:  LADY BIRD JOHNSON, MARIE FEHMER, GEORGE CHRISTIAN ARE MEETING WITH LBJ AT TIME OF CONFERENCE CALL; BILL MOYERS IS IN WASHINGTON, DC; CONVERSATION CONTINUES FROM 3 PREVIOUS PNOS

Topics:  FEHMER READS RESPONSE TO ACCOUNT IN WILLIAM MANCHESTER'S BOOK THAT LBJ TOOK OATH OF OFFICE ON KENNEDY BIBLE, OTHERS REVISE IT; MOYERS SUGGESTS CHRISTIAN DEFER PRESS QUESTIONS; RICHARD GOODWIN'S ACCOUNT OF KENNEDYS' CONCERNS ABOUT BOOK; LOOK MAGAZINE; RFK


Citation No.:  10666
Speaker:  SARAH HUGHES
Tape:  WH6608.15            Program No.:  7
Length:  12:13

Date:  8/29/1966
Time:  1:30P
Transcribed:  N
Restriction:  OPEN

Comments:  "8/29 FORTAS/SARAH HUGHES 1:30P" WRITTEN ON ORIGINAL DICTABELT; THIS BELT RECORDED AT WH; HUGHES IS DIFFICULT TO HEAR

Topics:  FORTAS REVIEWS QUESTION OF BOOK USED BY LBJ IN TAKING OATH OF OFFICE AS RAISED IN WILLIAM MANCHESTER'S BOOK, LARRY O'BRIEN'S RECOLLECTIONS; HUGHES DESCRIBES "CATHOLIC BIBLE"; FORTAS SAYS BOOK IS IN WH CUSTODY, IS NOT KENNEDY FAMILY BIBLE; PRESS INQUIRIES


Citation No.:  10704
Speaker:  WAYNE ASPINALL
Tape:  WH6609.01            Program No.:  4
Length:  3:19

Date:  9/1/1966
Time:  12:11P
Other Speakers:  STEWART UDALL
Transcribed:  N
Restriction:  OPEN

Comments:  STEWART UDALL IS MEETING WITH LBJ AT TIME OF CALL

Topics:  DISCUSSION OF EMERGENCY BILL TO SUSPEND TREE-CUTTING FOR ONE YEAR IN AREA CONGRESS IS CONSIDERING FOR NEW REDWOODS NATIONAL PARK; LBJ EXPRESSES APPRECIATION FOR ASPINALL'S SUPPORT, PROMISES TO HELP HIM IN THE FUTURE; LBJ'S VISIT TO DENVER


Citation No.:  10786
Speaker:  CHARLES SCHULTZE
Tape:  WH6609.08            Program No.:  6
Length:  6:06

Date:  9/16/1966
Time:  12:29P
Transcribed:  N
Restriction:  OPEN

Topics:  LBJ SAYS HE DOES NOT WANT TO SIGN INTERMEDIATE CREDIT BANK BILL RAISING 6% INTEREST CEILING ON GOVT DEBENTURES, DENOUNCES BANKING INDUSTRY; SCHULTZE SAYS FEDERAL AGENCIES MAY DEFAULT ON LOANS WITHOUT BILL; LBJ SUGGESTS USING TRUST FUNDS TO BUY DEBENTURES


Citation No.:  10808
Speaker:  ROBERT MCNAMARA
Tape:  WH6609.10            Program No.:  1
Length:  9:18

Date:  9/19/1966
Time:  5:30P
Transcribed:  N
Restriction:  OPEN

Comments:  POOR SOUND QUALITY

Topics:  MELVIN LAIRD'S, GERALD FORD'S PRESS CONFERENCE ON VIETNAM, NATHAN TWINING'S BOOK; VIETNAM TROOP LEVEL INCREASE; VIETNAM SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION; MCNAMARA'S VIEWS ON BOMBING OF NORTH VIETNAM, US TROOP CEILING; LBJ'S CONCERN ABOUT ECONOMY


Citation No.:  10821
Speaker:  ABE FORTAS
Tape:  WH6609.11            Program No.:  3
Length:  15:14

Date:  9/22/1966
Time:  8:30A
Place:  MANSION
Transcribed:  N
Restriction:  OPEN

Comments:  RECORDING STARTS AFTER CONVERSATION HAS BEGUN; FORTAS IS DIFFICULT TO HEAR; CONTINUES ON NEXT PNO

Topics:  FORTAS' TALK WITH TOM CLARK ABOUT NAMING RAMSEY CLARK AS ATTORNEY GENERAL; OTHER JUSTICES' VIEWS; SOLICITOR GENERAL VACANCY; EFFECT OF TOM CLARK'S RESIGNATION, THURGOOD MARSHALL'S APPOINTMENT ON SUPREME COURT; BOBBY BAKER; USIA JFK FILM; FBI; WIRETAP CASE


Citation No.:  10822
Speaker:  ABE FORTAS
Tape:  WH6609.11            Program No.:  4
Length:  15:15

Date:  9/22/1966
Time:  8:30A
Place:  MANSION
Transcribed:  N
Restriction:  OPEN

Comments:  CONTINUES FROM PREVIOUS PNO; FORTAS IS DIFFICULT TO HEAR; RECORDING ENDS BEFORE CONVERSATION IS OVER

Topics:  TOM CLARK AND WIRETAP CASE; NICHOLAS KATZENBACH'S APPOINTMENT AS UNDERSECRETARY OF STATE; STOKELY CARMICHAEL AND DEFEAT OF CIVIL RIGHTS BILL; JUSTICE DEPT VACANCIES; THURGOOD MARSHALL'S APPOINTMENT TO SUPREME COURT; LBJ'S LEGISLATIVE RECORD; PRESS LEAKS


Citation No.:  10850
Speaker:  ROBERT MCNAMARA
Tape:  WH6609.13            Program No.:  4
Length:  13:58

Date:  9/29/1966
Time:  9:50A
Place:  MANSION
Transcribed:  N
Restriction:  OPEN

Comments:  RECORDING STARTS AFTER CONVERSATION HAS BEGUN

Topics:  LLEWELLYN THOMPSON'S APPOINTMENT AS AMBASSADOR TO USSR; OTHER CANDIDATES; SAN FRANCISCO RIOTS; MAYOR'S PLEA FOR FUNDS; POLITICAL EFFECTS OF PUBLIC REVULSION TO RIOTS; EFFECT OF SENATE CITIES HEARINGS ON DEMONSTRATION CITIES BILL; DEFENSE APPROPRIATIONS


Citation No.:  10854
Speaker:  ADAM CLAYTON POWELL
Tape:  WH6609.13            Program No.:  8
Length:  2:55

Date:  9/29/1966
Time:  9:12P
Place:  MANSION
Transcribed:  N

Restriction  OPEN

Topics:  DISCUSSION OF HOUSE VOTE RETAINING ADMINISTRATION'S POVERTY APPROPRIATIONS; LBJ ASKS POWELL TO SUPPORT HOUSE BILL IN CONFERENCE; EFFORTS TO RESTRICT POWELL'S POWER AS COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN; LBJ EMPHASIZES NEED TO HOLD DOWN POVERTY, EDUCATION SPENDING


Citation No.:  10904
Speaker:  WILLARD WIRTZ
Tape:  WH6610.01            Program No.:  4
Length:  12:28

Date:  10/1/1966
Time:  10:03A
Place:  MANSION
Transcribed:  N
Restriction:  OPEN

Comments:  "FROM B'RM, SAT, 10/1/66"; RECORDING STARTS AFTER CONVERSATION HAS BEGUN AND ENDS BEFORE IT IS OVER

Topics:  POSSIBLE ELECTRICAL WORKERS STRIKE AT GENERAL ELECTRIC; EFFECT OF STRIKE ON VIETNAM; DISCUSSION OF POVERTY APPROPRIATIONS, POSSIBLE RESHUFFLING OF POVERTY PROGRAMS; BACKLASH ON POVERTY; LACK OF SUPPORT FROM GOVS. EXCEPT NELSON ROCKEFELLER


Citation No.:  10916
Speaker:  DWIGHT EISENHOWER
Tape:  WH6610.02            Program No.:  5
Length:  7:04

Date:  10/3/1966
Time:  5:24P
Place:  MANSION
Transcribed:  N
Restriction:  OPEN

Comments:  PREVIOUSLY OPENED ON TAPE SO.01, PNO 2

Topics:  SHORT DISCUSSION OF EISENHOWER'S HEALTH; EISENHOWER EXPLAINS HIS RECENT STATEMENT ON VIETNAM; RICHARD NIXON ON US IN VIETNAM; EISENHOWER CONTRASTS KOREAN AND VIETNAM WARS, USE OF ATOMIC WEAPONS; LBJ REMINISCES ABOUT EISENHOWER'S POLICY ON VIETNAM


Citation No.:  10921
Speaker:  RICHARD RUSSELL
Tape:  WH6610.02            Program No.:  10
Length:  8:35

Date:  10/4/1966
Time:  11:18A
Place:  MANSION
Other Speakers:  JAKE JACOBSEN
Transcribed:  N
Restriction:  OPEN

Comments:  LBJ IS MEETING WITH JAKE JACOBSEN AT TIME OF CALL; CONTINUES ON NEXT PNO

Topics:  LBJ ASKS ABOUT WH RESPONSE TO QUESTIONS ON CHARLES WELTNER'S RESIGNATION FROM CONGRESSIONAL RACE RATHER THAN PLEDGE SUPPORT OF LESTER MADDOX; GEORGIA GOVERNOR'S RACE; INVESTMENT TAX CREDIT SUSPENSION BILL; APPROPRIATIONS BILLS; GEORGIA FURNITURE COMPANY


Citation No.:  10923
Speaker:  ROBERT MCNAMARA
Tape:  WH6610.03            Program No.:  1
Length:  15:31

Date:  10/5/1966
Time:  7:48A
Place:  MANSION
Transcribed:  N
Restriction:  OPEN

Comments:  RECORDING STARTS AFTER CONVERSATION HAS BEGUN; CONTINUES ON NEXT PNO

Topics:  DISCUSSION OF INJUNCTION TO PREVENT ELECTRICAL WORKERS STRIKE AT GENERAL ELECTRIC BECAUSE OF EFFECT ON VIETNAM; US TROOP STRENGTH, ENEMY BUILDUP; BOMBING CAMPAIGN; NAVAL GUNFIRE REQUEST; DEFENSE EXPENDITURES; M-16 RIFLE, OTHER SHORTAGES; PACIFICATION


Citation No.:  10924
Speaker:  ROBERT MCNAMARA
Tape:  WH6610.03            Program No.:  2
Length:  2:12

Date:  10/5/1966
Time:  7:48A
Place:  MANSION
Transcribed:  N
Restriction:  OPEN

Comments:  CONTINUES FROM PREVIOUS PNO

Topics:  LBJ DISCUSSES SHORTCOMINGS OF A.I.D. IN VIETNAM, HIS PREFERENCE THAT

MILITARY HANDLE PACIFICATION PROGRAM


Citation No.:  10934
Speaker:  MIKE MANSFIELD
Tape:  WH6610.04            Program No.:  3
Length:  6:48

Date:  10/11/1966
Time:  12:32P
Other Speakers:  OFFICE SECRETARY
Transcribed:  N

Restriction  OPEN

Comments:  MANSFIELD ON HOLD 0:34; LBJ TELLS OFFICE SECRETARY "BE SURE AND TAKE IT”

Topics  MANSFIELD CALLS TO CONFIRM DATE, TIME OF SENATE LUNCH FOR LBJ; LBJ ASKS MANSFIELD TO APPEAL TO SENATORS TO STOP ADDING AMENDMENTS TO INVESTMENT TAX CREDIT SUSPENSION BILL, DISCUSSES OPPOSITION FROM WILLIAM FULBRIGHT, VANCE HARTKE, EUGENE MCCARTHY


Citation No.:  11004
Speaker:  PATRICIA LONG
Tape:  WH6611.01            Program No.:  4
Length:  1:06

Date:  11/3/1966
Time:  3:52P
Transcribed:  N

Restriction  OPEN

Comments: "WASH., D.C." WRITTEN ON ENVELOPE CONTAINING DICTABELT; "MRS. LONG, 11-3-66, BALANCE IS VOID" WRITTEN ON DICTABELT WITH MARKS INDICATING BEGINNING AND END OF CONVERSATION

Topics:  LBJ TELLS MRS. LONG THAT HE SAW HER HUSBAND, SPECIALIST CHARLES LONG, IN SOUTH KOREA, RELAYS LONG'S GREETINGS TO HER AND THEIR SON GARRY; LBJ SAYS THAT LONG IS DOING WELL; MRS. LONG THANKS LBJ, CONGRATULATES HIM ON HIS SPEECH LAST NIGHT


Citation No.:  11012
Speaker:  GERALD FORD
Tape:  WH6611.01            Program No.:  12
Length:  15:21

Date:  11/3/1966
Time:  6:33P
Other Speakers:  YOLANDA BOOZER
Transcribed:  N

Restriction  OPEN

Comments:  FORD ON HOLD 2:20; BOOZER TELLS LBJ SHE IS PREPARED TO "TAKE" CALL

Topics:  LBJ DISCUSSES HIS HEALTH AND UPCOMING SURGERY, BACKGROUND AND RESULTS OF MANILA CONFERENCE; VIETNAM SITUATION; ASIAN ECONOMIC PROGRESS; PROTESTS DURING ASIAN TRIP; COMMUNIST MISUNDERSTANDING OF EFFECT OF CONGRESSIONAL ELECTIONS ON VIETNAM POLICY


Citation No.:  11015
Speaker:  WILLIAM FULBRIGHT
Tape:  WH6611.02            Program No.:  1
Length:  7:08

Date:  11/5/1966
Time:  5:14P
Place:  LBJ RANCH
Transcribed:  Y
Restriction:  OPEN

Comments: "SUMMARIZED"; FULBRIGHT ON HOLD 0:30; POOR SOUND QUALITY

Topics:  FULBRIGHT'S CAMPAIGN PLANS; LBJ ASKS FULBRIGHT TO CALL BILL MOYERS TO DISCUSS FULBRIGHT POSSIBLY REBUTTING RICHARD NIXON'S CRITICISM OF VIETNAM POLICY, MANILA CONFERENCE; FULBRIGHT EXPRESSES CONCERN THAT A RESPONSE WILL GIVE NIXON MORE PUBLICITY


Citation No.:  11023
Speaker:  HUBERT HUMPHREY
Tape:  WH6611.02            Program No.:  9
Length:  13:05

Date:  11/9/1966
Time:  1:01P
Place:  LBJ RANCH
Other Speakers:  TELEPHONE OPERATORS
Transcribed:  N
Restriction:  OPEN

Comments:  HHH ON HOLD 0:49; TELEPHONE OPERATORS ARE BARELY AUDIBLE ON LINE WHILE HHH IS ON HOLD

Topics:  MINNESOTA ELECTION; LBJ'S VIEWS ON DISAPPOINTING ELECTION RESULTS; PUBLIC RESPONSE TO ACTIONS OF LIBERALS, LABOR, CIVIL RIGHTS LEADERS; WYOMING, IDAHO, MAINE ELECTIONS; KARL ROLVAAG; LBJ READS CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR ARTICLE; PROGRESSIVE REPUBLICANS


Citation No.:  11033
Speaker:  STEWART UDALL
Tape:  WH6611.03            Program No.:  6
Length:  1:52

Date:  11/11/1966
Time:  9:57A
Place:  LBJ RANCH
Transcribed:  N
Restriction:  OPEN

Comments:  "(WASHINGTON)"; RECORDING STARTS AFTER CONVERSATION HAS BEGUN

Topics:  LBJ DISCUSSES NEED FOR FEDERAL BUDGET CUTS BUT ASKS UDALL TO REVIEW BUDGET AND RESTORE FUNDING FOR NATIONAL PARKS BY DEFERING MONEY FOR DAMS; DISCUSSION OF DISAPPOINTING ELECTION RESULTS IN ARIZONA, REPUBLICAN POLITICAL FUTURE


Citation No.:  11037
Speaker:  WILBUR MILLS
Tape:  WH6611.04            Program No.:  3
Length:  7:06

Date:  11/12/1966
Time:  9:21A
Place:  LBJ RANCH
Transcribed:  Y
Restriction:  OPEN

Comments: "SEARCY, ARK."; CONTINUES FROM 2 PREVIOUS PNOS

Topics:  PROPORTION OF THE PRESIDENT'S PARTY IN CONGRESS IN THE PAST; RESULTS OF RECENT CONGRESSIONAL ELECTIONS AND REPUBLICAN GAINS; GEORGE BUSH'S ELECTION; LBJ'S DECISION NOT TO CAMPAIGN IN AREAS WHERE DEMOCRATS UNLIKELY TO BE ELECTED; JAMES TRIMBLE'S DEFEAT


Citation No.:  11056
Speaker:  HUBERT HUMPHREY
Tape:  WH6611.06            Program No.:  6
Length:  15:06

Date:  11/24/1966
Time:  9:40A
Place:  LBJ RANCH
Transcribed:  N
Restriction:  OPEN

Comments: "THANKSGIVING"; CONTINUES ON NEXT PNO

Topics:  TRAVEL ARRANGEMENTS FOR HHH, CONGRESSIONAL LEADERS TO COME TO LBJ RANCH FOR BIPARTISAN MEETING TOMORROW ON DOMESTIC SPENDING CUTS; DAVID LAWRENCE'S FUNERAL; LBJ REVIEWS CONGRESSIONAL LEADERS' VIEWS ON CUTS; EDMUND MUSKIE; THOMAS KUCHEL; RUSSELL LONG


Citation No.:  11057
Speaker:  HUBERT HUMPHREY
Tape:  WH6611.06            Program No.:  7
Length:  15:19

Date:  11/24/1966 
Time:  9:40A
Place:  LBJ RANCH
Transcribed:  N

Restriction  OPEN

Comments: "THANKSGIVING"; CONTINUES FROM PREVIOUS PNO

Topics:  MEETING TOMORROW WITH CONGRESSIONAL LEADERS; LBJ REVIEWS FEDERAL BUDGET, SPENDING CUTS IN SCHOOL LUNCH PROGRAM, IMPACTED AREAS; REPUBLICANS' WISH TO CUT GREAT SOCIETY PROGRAMS; FOREIGN COTTON LOANS; INDIAN FOOD AID; LEAKS TO WILLIAM MANCHESTER; RFK


Citation No.:  11112
Speaker:  JOHN STEINBECK
Tape:  WH6612.01            Program No.:  12
Length:  2:22

Date:  12/4/1966
Time:  2:22P
Place:  LBJ RANCH
Transcribed:  N
Restriction:  OPEN

Comments: "MONTERREY, CALIF."

Topics:  DISCUSSION OF JOHN AND ELAINE STEINBECK'S UPCOMING TRIP TO VIETNAM; STEINBECK'S SONS' MILITARY SERVICE; STEINBECK ASKS ABOUT SIGNS OF PROGRESS IN VIETNAM; LBJ TELLS STEINBECK TO BE CAREFUL ON HIS TRIP, ASKS TO MEET WHEN STEINBECK RETURNS; LBJ'S HEALTH


Citation No.:  11119
Speaker:  ROBERT MCNAMARA
Tape:  WH6612.02            Program No.:  3
Length:  5:43

Date:  12/8/1966
Time:  12:50P
Transcribed:  N
Restriction:  OPEN

Topics:  LBJ EXPRESSES CONCERN ABOUT PORT CONGESTION, AIRFIELD LANDING RIGHTS IN VIETNAM AND SOUTH VIETNAMESE RELUCTANCE TO IMPROVE SITUATION, TELLS STORY ABOUT RICHARD KLEBERG'S REPLY TO UNHAPPY CONSTITUENT; MCNAMARA SAYS US MILITARY SHOULD TAKE OVER FACILITIES


Citation No.:  11178
Speaker:  DEAN RUSK
Tape:  WH6612.07            Program No.:  5
Length:  4:01

Date:  12/21/1966
Time:  7:09P
Place:  LBJ RANCH
Other Speakers:  OFFICE SECRETARY
Transcribed:  N
Restriction:  OPEN

Comments: "(RETURNING HIS CALL)"; RUSK ON HOLD 2:00; OFFICE SECRETARY APOLOGIZES TO RUSK FOR KEEPING HIM ON HOLD

Topics:  LBJ COMPLAINS ABOUT DEMOCRATIC GOVS. WITH WHOM HE MET TODAY, THEIR CONCERNS ABOUT POVERTY PROGRAM, PATRONAGE AND CIVIL RIGHTS; RUSK REPORTS ON QUESTIONS ON ABM, VIETNAM, FOOD FOR INDIA THAT HE RECEIVED AT HIS PRESS CONFERENCE; LBJ ADVISES RUSK TO REST


Citation No.:  11185
Speaker:  ORVILLE FREEMAN
Tape:  WH6612.08            Program No.:  5
Length:  15:54

Date:  12/22/1966
Time:  11:07A
Place:  LBJ RANCH
Transcribed:  N
Restriction:  OPEN

Comments:  CONTINUES ON NEXT PNO; FREEMAN ON HOLD ABOUT 0:25

Topics:  LETTER FROM W. R. "BOB" POAGE, JACK MILLER, BOB DOLE AFTER THEIR TRIP TO INDIA, RECOMMENDING US SEND 1.8 MILLION TONS OF GRAIN TO INDIA; LBJ SAYS HE DISAGREES, AUTHORIZES LOWER AMOUNT UNTIL CONGRESS ACTS ON FOOD AID, DISCUSSES NEED FOR MULTILATERAL AID


Citation No.:  11186
Speaker:  ORVILLE FREEMAN
Tape:  WH6612.08            Program No.:  6
Length:  6:11

Date:  12/22/1966
Time:  11:07A
Place:  LBJ RANCH
Transcribed:  N
Restriction:  OPEN

Comments:  CONTINUES FROM PREVIOUS PNO

Topics:  CONTINUED DISCUSSION OF INTERIM US GRAIN SHIPMENTS TO INDIA; LBJ EMPHASIZES NEED FOR CONGRESSIONAL ACTION ON INDIAN FOOD AID, MULTILATERAL AID, AND SAYS THAT US SHOULD SELL GRAIN TO INDIA, NOT PROVIDE GRANTS


Citation No.:  11193
Speaker:  ROBERT MCNAMARA
Tape:  WH6612.09            Program No.:  4
Length:  9:43

Date:  12/23/1966
Time:  1:01P
Place:  LBJ RANCH
Transcribed:  N
Restriction:  OPEN

Comments: "(RETURNING"

Topics:  JCS VIEWS ON BOMBING RESTRICTION NEAR HANOI AS PART OF MARIGOLD PEACE INITIATIVE; PLANS FOR ABM MEETING; MCNAMARA'S TALK WITH SARGENT SHRIVER ABOUT HIS POSSIBLE RESIGNATION BECAUSE OF POVERTY BUDGET CUTS; FINAL DOD BUDGET; VACATION PLANS FOR DOD OFFICIALS


Citation No.:  11194
Speaker:  CLARK CLIFFORD
Tape:  WH6612.09            Program No.:  5
Length:  16:01

Date:  12/23/1966
Time:  7:00P
Place:  LBJ RANCH
Transcribed:  N
Restriction:  OPEN

Comments:  SLIP INCORRECTLY LISTS DATE AS 10/23/1966; TIME FROM DAILY DIARY; RECORDING STARTS AFTER CONVERSATION HAS BEGUN; CONTINUES ON NEXT 2 PNOS

Topics:  CLIFFORD'S MEETING WITH UNNAMED MALE ABOUT FEUD BETWEEN RFK, J. EDGAR HOOVER OVER FBI WIRETAPS; RFK'S CONCERNS ABOUT EDWARD LONG'S HEARINGS; DAMAGE TO DEMOCRATIC PARTY IF FEUD CONTINUES; LBJ'S LACK OF INFLUENCE OVER HOOVER; BUGGING OF BOBBY BAKER, OTHERS


Citation No.:  11195
Speaker:  CLARK CLIFFORD
Tape:  WH6612.09            Program No.:  6
Length:  16:10

Date:  12/23/1966
Time:  7:00P
Place:  LBJ RANCH
Transcribed:  N
Restriction:  C-SAN

Comments:  SLIP INCORRECTLY LISTS DATE AS 10/23/1966; TIME FROM DAILY DIARY; CONTINUES FROM PREVIOUS PNO AND ON NEXT PNO

Topics:  FEUD BETWEEN RFK, J. EDGAR HOOVER OVER FBI WIRETAPS; BOBBY BAKER INVESTIGATION; LBJ'S MEETING WITH HOOVER, NICHOLAS KATZENBACH ON WIRETAPPING POLICY; PRESS LEAKS; LBJ'S OPPOSITION TO WIRETAPS; ALVIN WIRTZ AND WIRETAPS BY HAROLD ICKES; BUGGING OF MLK


Citation No.:  11196
Speaker:  CLARK CLIFFORD
Tape:  WH6612.09            Program No.:  7
Length:  3:48

Date:  12/23/1966
Time:  7:00P
Place:  LBJ RANCH
Transcribed:  N
Restriction:  OPEN

Comments:  SLIP INCORRECTLY LISTS DATE AS 10/23/1966; TIME FROM DAILY DIARY; CONTINUES FROM 2 PREVIOUS PNOS

Topics:  FEUD BETWEEN RFK, J. EDGAR HOOVER ON WIRETAPS; POSSIBLE MEETING BETWEEN RFK AND HOOVER; IRS WIRETAPS; LBJ'S OPPOSITION TO WIRETAPS; HARRY TRUMAN'S HEALTH; LBJ ASKS CLIFFORD TO TELL BESS TRUMAN THAT ALL MEDICAL ASSISTANCE IS AVAILABLE TO THEM IF NEEDED


Citation No.:  11213
Speaker:  PHILIP HOFF
Tape:  WH6612.12            Program No.:  5
Length:  13:19

Date:  12/27/1966
Time:  9:45A
Place:  LBJ RANCH
Transcribed:  N
Restriction:  OPEN

Comments:  RECORDING STARTS AFTER CONVERSATION HAS BEGUN AND ENDS BEFORE IT IS OVER; HOFF IS DIFFICULT TO HEAR

Topics:  PRESS STORIES ABOUT DISCONTENT AMONG DEMOCRATIC OFFICIALS ABOUT LBJ, CIVIL RIGHTS, GREAT SOCIETY; RFK'S INFLUENCE ON JOHN KING, HAROLD HUGHES, WARREN HEARNES; LBJ EXPRESSES IRRITATION ABOUT CRITICISM BY SOME DEMOCRATIC GOVS. FOLLOWING MEETING LAST WEEK


Citation No.:  11238
Speaker:  ARTHUR GOLDBERG
Tape:  WH6612.15            Program No.:  1
Length:  16:10

Date:  12/31/1966
Time:  8:23A
Place:  LBJ RANCH
Transcribed:  N
Restriction  OPEN

Comments:  RECORDING STARTS AFTER CONVERSATION HAS BEGUN; POOR SOUND QUALITY; GOLDBERG IS DIFFICULT TO HEAR; CONTINUES ON NEXT 3 PNOS

Topics:  USSR OFFER TO INFLUENCE HANOI; LBJ DISCUSSES US WILLINGNESS TO NEGOTIATE, FAILURE OF PEACE EFFORTS; INEVITABILITY OF CIVILIAN CASUALTIES DURING BOMBING; US RELATIONS WITH USSR; HANOI'S CONTINUED AGGRESSION DESPITE US LIMITATIONS; BERTRAND RUSSELL; CHINA


Citation No.:  11239
Speaker:  ARTHUR GOLDBERG
Tape:  WH6612.15            Program No.:  2
Length:  16:08

Date:  12/31/1966
Time:  8:23A
Place:  LBJ RANCH
Transcribed:  N
Restriction:  OPEN

Comments:  CONTINUES FROM PREVIOUS PNO AND ON NEXT 2 PNOS; POOR SOUND QUALITY; GOLDBERG IS DIFFICULT TO HEAR

Topics:  RESPONSE TO STUDENT LEADERS' LETTER TO LBJ ON THE DRAFT AND PEACE IN VIETNAM; LBJ ASKS GOLDBERG'S VIEWS ON FEDERAL BUDGET, TAX BILL; GOLDBERG SAYS LBJ SHOULD INCREASE TAXES, MAKE SPEECH REAFFIRMING COMMITMENT TO GREAT SOCIETY; US PROSPERITY


Citation No.:  11240
Speaker:  ARTHUR GOLDBERG
Tape:  WH6612.15            Program No.:  3
Length:  16:08

Date:  12/31/1966
Time:  8:23A
Place:  LBJ RANCH
Transcribed:  N
Restriction:  OPEN

Comments:  CONTINUES FROM 2 PREVIOUS PNOS AND ON NEXT PNO; POOR SOUND QUALITY; GOLDBERG IS DIFFICULT TO HEAR

Topics:  US PROSPERITY; LBJ COMPLAINS ABOUT ABE RIBICOFF HEARINGS, CONGRESSIONAL BUDGET CUTS, SARGENT SHRIVER; EFFECT OF BLACK POWER ON RECENT ELECTIONS; NEED TO INCREASE TAXES; HARRISON SALISBURY ARTICLES ON CIVILIAN CASUALTIES IN VIETNAM; WILLIAM MANCHESTER’S BOOK


Citation No.:  11241
Speaker:  ARTHUR GOLDBERG
Tape:  WH6612.15            Program No.:  4
Length:  0:59

Date:  12/31/1966
Time:  8:23A
Place:  LBJ RANCH
Transcribed:  N
Restriction  OPEN

Comments:  CONTINUES FROM 3 PREVIOUS PNOS; POOR SOUND QUALITY; GOLDBERG IS DIFFICULT TO HEAR

Topics:  DISCUSSION OF POSSIBLE RESPONSE TO QUESTIONS FROM PRESS ON WILLIAM MANCHESTER'S BOOK ON JFK ASSASSINATION AT LBJ'S UPCOMING PRESS CONFERENCE

 

 

 

 

Revised on Nov. 15, 2006