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Highlights of LBJ's Telephone Conversations:
July 1964 - August 1964

HIGHLIGHTED TOPICS APPEAR IN BOLD PRINT

 

Citation No.: 4120
Speaker: ROY WILKINS
Tape: WH6407.01             Program No.: 20
Length: 6:25

Date: 7/02/64
Time: 12:05P
To/From: T
Other Speakers: TELEPHONE OPERATOR
Transcribed: N
Restriction: OPEN

Comments: "LEGISLATION"; LBJ CONVERSATION WITH TELEPHONE OPERATOR PRECEDES CALL; LBJ ON HOLD 1:20

Topics: LBJ ASKS FOR ADVICE ABOUT TIMING OF SIGNING CIVIL RIGHTS BILL; NEED TO HAVE REPUBLICAN LEADERSHIP AT CEREMONY BEFORE THEY LEAVE FOR CONVENTION; CONCERNS ABOUT POSSIBLE VIOLENCE AFTER SIGNING; NEED FOR SUPPORT OF LEROY COLLINS


Citation No.: 4139
Speaker: ROBERT KENNEDY
Tape: WH6407.03             Program No.: 1
Length: 4:34

Date: 7/03/64
Time: 11:18A
To/From: F
Transcribed: N
Restriction: OPEN

Comments: "LBJ RANCH"; "SIGNING LEGISLATION"; RFK IS DIFFICULT TO HEAR

Topics: DISCUSSION OF PUBLIC REACTION TO CIVIL RIGHTS BILL; CALL FOR RESISTANCE BY MISSISSIPPI GOV. PAUL JOHNSON; LBJ'S PLANS TO CALL JOAN KENNEDY, JOSEPH KENNEDY, SR.; RFK'S PLANS TO MEET WITH MAXWELL TAYLOR


Citation No.: 4288
Speaker: ROBERT KENNEDY
Tape: WH6407.11             Program No.: 3
Length: 11:11

Date: 7/21/64
Time: 12:25P
To/From: F
Transcribed: Y
Restriction: OPEN

Comments: "NY RIOTS"; LBJ TELLS OFFICE SECRETARY TO "TAKE THIS"; TRANSCRIPT INCORRECTLY LISTS TIME AS 12:35P

Topics: DISCUSSION OF FEDERAL PROTECTION FOR MLK AT UPCOMING SPEECH IN GREENWOOD, MISSISSIPPI; RELATIONS BETWEEN J. EDGAR HOOVER, RFK, JUSTICE DEPT; NYC RIOTS, NEED FOR FBI INVESTIGATION, COMPARISON WITH SITUATION IN SOUTH; LBJ READS PROPOSED STATEMENT ON RIOTS


Citation No.: 4297
Speaker: RICHARD DALEY
Tape: WH6407.11             Program No.: 12
Length: 15:36

Date: 7/21/64
Time: 3:29P
To/From: F
Transcribed: Y
Restriction: OPEN

Comments: "NOTE: HAS BEEN TRANSCRIBED, BUT BELT IS FILED IN JULY 22 ENVELOPE BECAUSE OF CONVERSATIONS OF THAT DATE BEING ALSO ON BELT" WRITTEN ON ENVELOPE CONTAINING BELTS; CONTINUES ON NEXT PNO

Topics: LBJ'S STATEMENT ON NYC RIOTS; CIVIL RIGHTS SITUATION IN CHICAGO; UNIDENTIFIED FEDERAL PROJECT IN CHICAGO; POLL SHOWING INCREASE IN GOLDWATER SUPPORT; DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION SPEAKERS; VOTER REGISTRATION IN CHICAGO; DISCUSSION OF RFK, VP NOMINATION


Citation No.: 4298
Speaker: RICHARD DALEY
Tape: WH6407.11             Program No.: 13
Length: 5:40

Date: 7/21/64
Time: 3:29P
To/From: F
Transcribed: Y
Restriction: OPEN

Comments: "NOTE: HAS BEEN TRANSCRIBED, BUT BELT IS FILED IN JULY 22 ENVELOPE BECAUSE OF CONVERSATIONS OF THAT DATE BEING ALSO ON BELT" WRITTEN ON ENVELOPE CONTAINING BELTS; CONTINUES FROM PREVIOUS PNO

Topics: DISCUSSION OF RFK, VP NOMINATION, CAMPAIGN STRATEGY, ESPECIALLY IN MIDWEST; FURTHER DISCUSSION OF RECENT POLL ON GOLDWATER; DALEY REPORTS GROWING NUMBER OF DEMOCRATIC VOLUNTEERS IN CHICAGO, INCLUDING FORMER REPUBLICANS; DEMOCRATIC CONVENTION, PLATFORM


Citation No.: 4320
Speaker: JOHN CONNALLY
Tape: WH6407.13             Program No.: 2
Length: 15:38

Date: 7/23/64
Time: 5:31P
To/From: T
Transcribed: N
Restriction: OPEN

Comments: "POLITICS IN VARIOUS STATES, THE CONVENTION, VP RUNNING MATE"; CONTINUES ON NEXT 3 PNOS

Topics: CONNALLY REPORTS GEORGE WALLACE HAS RELEASED HIS DELEGATES TO DEMOCRATIC CONVENTION, GIVES PESSIMISTIC POLITICAL REPORT FROM SOUTHERN, BORDER STATES; OPPOSITION TO RFK, HHH AS VP NOMINEE; CATHOLIC AS VP NOMINEE; CIVIL RIGHTS BACKLASH IN SOUTH; MFDP, RFK


Citation No.: 4321
Speaker: JOHN CONNALLY
Tape: WH6407.13             Program No.: 3
Length: 15:45

Date: 7/23/64
Time: 5:31P
To/From: T
Transcribed: N
Restriction: OPEN

Comments: "POLITICS IN VARIOUS STATES, THE CONVENTION, VP RUNNING MATE"; CONTINUES FROM PREVIOUS PNO AND ON NEXT 2 PNOS

Topics: DISCUSSION OF MFDP, NYC RIOTS; PARTY SPLIT BETWEEN SOUTHERN, NORTHERN DELEGATIONS ON CIVIL RIGHTS ISSUE; STRATEGY FOR HANDLING CAMPAIGN FOR RFK AS VP NOMINEE, ADVICE OF RICHARD DALEY, CLARK CLIFFORD; LBJ'S HECTIC SCHEDULE, UPCOMING MEETING WITH GOLDWATER


Citation No.: 4322
Speaker: JOHN CONNALLY
Tape: WH6407.13             Program No.: 4
Length: 15:42

Date: 7/23/64
Time: 5:31P
To/From: T
Transcribed: N
Restriction: OPEN

Comments: "POLITICS IN VARIOUS STATES, THE CONVENTION, VP RUNNING MATE"; CONTINUES FROM 2 PREVIOUS PNOS AND ON NEXT PNO

Topics: DISCUSSION OF SUPPORT FOR LBJ, OPPOSITION TO RFK; CIVIL RIGHTS ISSUE, NYC RIOTS; SEATING ALABAMA, MISSISSIPPI DELEGATIONS; MINORITIES ON TEXAS DELEGATION; VP CANDIDATES: MCNAMARA, EUGENE MCCARTHY, HHH, RFK, STEVENSON; POVERTY BILL; GOVERNOR'S VETO


Citation No.: 4323
Speaker: JOHN CONNALLY
Tape: WH6407.13             Program No.: 5
Length: 1:08

Date: 7/23/64
Time: 5:31P
To/From: T
Transcribed: N
Restriction: OPEN

Comments: "POLITICS IN VARIOUS STATES, THE CONVENTION, VP RUNNING MATE"; CONTINUES FROM 3 PREVIOUS PNOS

Topics: DISCUSSION OF EFFECT OF NYC RIOTS ON ELECTION; EUGENE MCCARTHY, HHH AS VP CANDIDATES


Citation No.: 4336
Speaker: RICHARD DALEY
Tape: WH6407.14             Program No.: 9
Length: 15:11

Date: 7/25/64
Time: 10:01A
To/From: T
Transcribed: Y
Restriction: OPEN

Comments:

Topics: DISCUSSION OF RFK, VP NOMINATION; LBJ REPORTS ON CONVERSATIONS WITH SOUTHERN, BORDER, MIDWESTERN DEMOCRATIC GOVERNORS; PENNSYLVANIA LABOR SUPPORT FOR RFK; MIDWEST DEFENSE CONTRACTS; OTTO KERNER'S ROLE AT CONVENTION; WAR ON POVERTY PROGRAMS FOR CHICAGO


Citation No.: 4360
Speaker: GEORGE MEANY
Tape: WH6407.15             Program No.: 18
Length: 2:30

Date: 7/28/64
Time: 10:15A
To/From: T
Transcribed: Y Restriction: OPEN

Comments: BRIEF OFFICE CONVERSATION PRECEDES CALL

Topics: LBJ ASKS MEANY TO HELP OBTAIN LIBERAL REPUBLICAN VOTES IN HOUSE ON POVERTY BILL, EMPHASIZES NUMBER OF JOBS THAT WILL BE CREATED BY THE BILL


Citation No.: 4394
Speaker: MCGEORGE BUNDY
Tape: WH6407.18             Program No.: 6
Length: 9:29

Date: 7/29/64
Time: 2:30P
To/From: F
Transcribed: N
Restriction: OPEN

Comments: CONTINUES ON NEXT PNO

Topics: LBJ'S MEETING WITH RFK ON DECISION NOT TO SELECT RFK AS VP NOMINEE; LBJ'S EXPERIENCE AS VP; COMPOSITION OF WH STAFF; RFK'S PLANS, OFFER TO HELP IN CAMPAIGN, HANDLING ANNOUNCEMENT OF MEETING; NICHOLAS KATZENBACH AS RFK'S SUCCESSOR; BUNDY'S MEETING WITH RFK


Citation No.: 4395
Speaker: MCGEORGE BUNDY
Tape: WH6407.18             Program No.: 7
Length: 4:36

Date: 7/29/64
Time: 2:30P
To/From: F
Transcribed: N
Restriction: OPEN

Comments: CONTINUES FROM PREVIOUS PNO

Topics: FURTHER DISCUSSION OF LBJ'S MEETING WITH RFK ON VP NOMINATION; RFK'S POLITICAL SUPPORT, FUTURE; SUPPORT FOR HHH; HANDLING PRESS ANNOUNCEMENT OF MEETING; BUNDY DISCUSSES HIS MEETING WITH RFK LAST NIGHT; ROBERT MCNAMARA'S RECENT MEETING WITH RFK



Citation No.: 4626
Speaker: GEORGE MAHON
Tape: WH6408.03             Program No.: 3
Length: 4:41

Date: 8/01/64
Time: 7:27P
To/From: F
Transcribed: Y
Restriction: OPEN

Comments: DICTABELT PREVIOUSLY MISFILED; CONTINUES ON NEXT PNO

Topics: LBJ TEASES MAHON ABOUT PLAYING GOLF; DISCUSSION OF FUNDS FOR COTTON RESEARCH; LBJ'S CONCERNS ABOUT FEDERAL BUDGET; LBJ ASKS MAHON'S HELP IN GETTING VOTES FOR POVERTY BILL; ALBERT THOMAS; JAMIE WHITTEN; REPUBLICAN OPPOSITION TO BILL


Citation No.: 4627
Speaker: GEORGE MAHON
Tape: WH6408.03             Program No.: 4
Length: 4:53

Date: 8/01/64
Time: 7:27P
To/From: F
Transcribed: Y
Restriction: OPEN

Comments: DICTABELT PREVIOUSLY MISFILED; CONTINUES FROM PREVIOUS PNO

Topics: LBJ ASKS MAHON'S HELP IN GETTING VOTES OF ALBERT THOMAS, ROBERT SIKES FOR POVERTY BILL, MIMICS ALBERT THOMAS; LBJ'S LOBBYING EFFORTS, PERSONAL INTEREST IN POVERTY BILL


Citation No.: 4633
Speaker: ROBERT MCNAMARA
Tape: WH6408.03             Program No.: 10
Length: 4:52

Date: 8/03/64
Time: 10:20A
To/From: T
Transcribed: N
Restriction: OPEN

Comments: "RE INVITING MRS. KENNEDY TO CONVENTION & VIETNAM"; DECLASSIFIED, NSC F-94-1473

Topics: DISCUSSION OF INVITING JACQUELINE KENNEDY TO ATTEND JFK MEMORIAL AT DEMOCRATIC CONVENTION; BRIEFING FOR MEMBERS OF ARMED SERVICES, FOREIGN AFFAIRS COMMITTEES ON TONKIN GULF ATTACK; POLITICAL EFFECTS OF INCIDENT; PRESS, PUBLIC STATEMENT


Citation No.: 4662
Speaker: ROBERT MCNAMARA
Tape: WH6408.04             Program No.: 23
Length: 3:51

Date: 8/04/64
Time: 10:53A
To/From: F
Transcribed: Y
Restriction: OPEN

Comments: OFFICE CONVERSATION PRECEDES CALL; DAILY DIARY INDICATES LBJ IS MEETING WITH GEORGE MAHON AT TIME OF CALL

Topics: OFFICE CONVERSATION ON POVERTY BILL; MCNAMARA REPORTS THAT UNIDENTIFIED VESSELS HAVE BEEN SIGHTED IN TONKIN GULF, CARRIER HAS LAUNCHED AIRCRAFT IN RESPONSE; DISCUSSION OF US FORCES IN AREA, POSSIBLE RETALIATION; MENDEL RIVERS, CHARLESTON NAVY YARD


Citation No.: 4663
Speaker: ROBERT MCNAMARA
Tape: WH6408.04             Program No.: 24
Length: 1:39

Date: 8/04/64
Time: 11:06A
To/From: F
Transcribed: N
Restriction: OPEN

Comments: OFFICE CONVERSATION PRECEDES CALL; DAILY DIARY INDICATES LBJ IS MEETING WITH GEORGE MAHON AT TIME OF CALL

Topics: OFFICE CONVERSATION ON POVERTY BILL; MCNAMARA REPORTS THAT DESTROYER IN TONKIN GULF IS UNDER TORPEDO ATTACK, RECOMMENDS RUSK, MCGEORGE BUNDY MEET WITH HIM TO DISCUSS POSSIBLE RETALIATORY ACTIONS, THEN WITH LBJ; LBJ ASKS FOR DETAILS OF ATTACK, US RESPONSE


Citation No.: 4693
Speaker: CARTHA "DEKE" DELOACH
Tape: WH6408.05             Program No.: 27
Length: 2:26

Date: 8/04/64
Time: 8:01P
To/From: F
Transcribed: Y
Restriction: OPEN

Comments: "TRANSCRIBED" WRITTEN ON ENVELOPE CONTAINING DICTABELT; OFFICE CONVERSATION PRECEDES CALL; LBJ IS MEETING IN CABINET ROOM WITH CONGRESSIONAL LEADERSHIP, MCNAMARA, RUSK, MCGEORGE BUNDY AT TIME OF CALL

Topics: OFFICE CONVERSATION ABOUT TONKIN GULF ATTACK; DELOACH INFORMS LBJ THAT THREE BODIES HAVE BEEN FOUND IN MISSISSIPPI, PRESUMABLY OF THREE MISSING CIVIL RIGHTS WORKERS; LBJ ASKS FBI TO DELAY PRESS ANNOUNCEMENT UNTIL AFTER FAMILIES HAVE BEEN CONTACTED


Citation No.: 4694
Speaker: LEE WHITE
Tape: WH6408.05             Program No.: 28
Length: 1:06

Date: 8/04/64
Time: ?
To/From: ?
Transcribed: Y
Restriction: OPEN

Comments: "TRANSCRIBED" WRITTEN ON ENVELOPE CONTAINING DICTABELT; OFFICE CONVERSATION PRECEDES CALL; LBJ IS MEETING IN CABINET ROOM WITH CONGRESSIONAL LEADERSHIP, MCNAMARA, RUSK, MCGEORGE BUNDY AT TIME OF CALL

Topics: LBJ TELLS WHITE THAT THREE BODIES HAVE BEEN FOUND IN MISSISSIPPI, PRESUMABLY OF MISSING CIVIL RIGHTS WORKERS, ASKS WHITE TO CONTACT FAMILIES OF JAMES CHANEY, MICHAEL SCHWERNER, ANDREW GOODMAN


Citation No.: 4706
Speaker: ROBERT MCNAMARA
Tape: WH6408.06             Program No.: 7
Length: 6:17

Date: 8/04/64
Time: 9:15P
To/From: F
Transcribed: Y
Restriction: OPEN

Comments: "TRANSCRIBED" WRITTEN ON ENVELOPE CONTAINING DICTABELT; MCNAMARA ON HOLD 0:30

Topics: MCNAMARA REPORTS ON DELAY OF AIRCRAFT LAUNCH IN RETALIATORY RAID FOLLOWING TONKIN GULF ATTACKS, RECOMMENDS DELETION OF SENTENCE ON TARGETS FROM LBJ'S STATEMENT; EFFORTS TO REACH GOLDWATER; LBJ QUESTIONS WHETHER TIMING OF ADDRESS WILL ENDANGER US FORCES


Citation No.: 4714
Speaker: DEAN RUSK
Tape: WH6408.06             Program No.: 15
Length: 2:10

Date: 8/04/64
Time: 10:02P
To/From: F
Transcribed: Y
Restriction: OPEN

Comments: "TRANSCRIBED" WRITTEN ON ENVELOPE CONTAINING DICTABELT; TRANSCRIPT INCORRECTLY DATED 8/05/64

Topics: RUSK RECOMMENDS LBJ DELAY MAKING STATEMENT ON TONKIN GULF ATTACKS UNTIL AFTER MISSION IS ACCOMPLISHED IN ORDER TO PROTECT US FORCES, AVOID CONFUSION; LBJ RELAYS MCNAMARA'S RECOMMENDATION THAT LBJ MAKE STATEMENT WITHOUT REFERENCE TO SPECIFIC TARGETS


Citation No.: 4715
Speaker: BARRY GOLDWATER
Tape: WH6408.06             Program No.: 16
Length: 5:31

Date: 8/04/64
Time: 10:06P
To/From: F
Transcribed: Y
Restriction: OPEN

Comments: "TRANSCRIBED" WRITTEN ON ENVELOPE CONTAINING DICTABELT; GOLDWATER ON HOLD 1:17, DIFFICULT TO HEAR; OFFICE CONVERSATION PRECEDES CALL; DAILY DIARY INDICATES LBJ IS MEETING WITH GEORGE REEDY

Topics: LBJ READS GOLDWATER HIS PROPOSED STATEMENT ON US RESPONSE TO TONKIN GULF ATTACKS, DISCUSSES TIMING OF STATEMENT TO AVOID ENDANGERING US FORCES; GOLDWATER EXPRESSES SUPPORT FOR LBJ'S ACTIONS


Citation No.: 4724
Speaker: ROBERT JONES
Tape: WH6408.07             Program No.: 3
Length: 1:43

Date: 8/05/64
Time: 2:45P
To/From: T
Transcribed: N
Restriction: OPEN

Comments: "LEGISLATION - POVERTY BILL"; CONTINUES ON NEXT PNO

Topics: LBJ ASKS JONES ABOUT POSSIBLE EFFECT HIS VOTE ON POVERTY BILL WOULD HAVE ON HIS RE-ELECTION, OFFERS POSSIBLE ASSISTANCE OF NEWHOUSE NEWSPAPER IN BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA, OFFERS HIS PERSONAL SUPPORT OF JONES


Citation No.: 4725
Speaker: ROBERT JONES
Tape: WH6408.07             Program No.: 4
Length: 3:10

Date: 8/05/64
Time: 2:45P
To/From: T
Transcribed: N
Restriction: OPEN

Comments: "LEGISLATION - POVERTY BILL"; CONTINUES FROM PREVIOUS PNO

Topics: LBJ DISCUSSES GOVERNOR'S VETO AMENDMENT TO POVERTY BILL, EDUCATIONAL ASPECTS OF BILL; JONES PROMISES TO DO ALL HE CAN FOR BILL; GEORGE WALLACE; LBJ COMPARES POVERTY BILL VOTE TO FDR'S DEFEAT ON SUPREME COURT-PACKING BILL, GUARANTEES HIS SUPPORT OF JONES


Citation No.: 4728
Speaker: OLIN "TIGER" TEAGUE
Tape: WH6408.07             Program No.: 7
Length: 3:36

Date: 8/05/64
Time: 2:56P
To/From: T
Transcribed: N
Restriction: OPEN

Comments: "LEGISLATION - POVERTY BILL"

Topics: LBJ ASKS FOR TEAGUE'S VOTE ON POVERTY BILL AND FOR HELP WITH TEXAS DELEGATION, EMPHASIZES HIS PERSONAL INTEREST IN BILL, COMPARES VOTE ON BILL TO FDR'S DEFEAT ON SUPREME COURT-PACKING BILL; EDUCATIONAL ASPECTS OF BILL; TEAGUE PROMISES HIS VOTE IF NEEDED


Citation No.: 4800
Speaker: LEE WHITE
Tape: WH6408.10             Program No.: 10
Length: 7:20

Date: 8/07/64
Time: 1:47P
To/From: T
Transcribed: Y
Restriction: OPEN

Comments:

Topics: RFK'S RECOMMENDATION THAT LBJ CALL GOV. JOHN MCKEITHEN ABOUT ENFORCEMENT OF SCHOOL DESEGREGATION IN ST. HELENA PARISH, LOUISIANA; PAST INSTANCES OF SOUTHERN GOVERNORS ENFORCING COURT-ORDERED DESGREGATION WITHOUT USE OF FEDERAL FORCES; LATEST COURT ORDER


Citation No.: 4814
Speaker: JOHN MCKEITHEN
Tape: WH6408.11             Program No.: 8
Length: 9:48

Date: 8/07/64
Time: 4:50P
To/From: T
Transcribed: Y
Restriction: OPEN

Comments:

Topics: TONKIN GULF RESOLUTION VOTE; DISCUSSION OF COURT ORDER ON SCHOOL DESEGREGATION OF ST. HELENA PARISH, LOUISIANA; POSSIBILITY OF VIOLENCE; KKK; LBJ ASKS MCKEITHEN'S ASSURANCE THAT STATE WILL MAINTAIN ORDER, ACHIEVE INTEGRATION WITHOUT USE OF FEDERAL FORCES


Citation No.: 4817
Speaker: BILL MOYERS
Tape: WH6408.12             Program No.: 3
Length: 15:31

Date: 8/07/64
Time: 8:35P
To/From: ?
Transcribed: Y
Restriction: OPEN

Comments: "VIETNAM & LEGISLATION"; "1B SUMMARIZED" WRITTEN ON ENVELOPE; SLIP LISTS CALL AS 8/7/64, 8:35P, DAILY DIARY AS 8/8/64, 8:10A; CORRECT DATE IS 8/7/64; CONTINUES FROM 2 PREVIOUS PNOS, ON NEXT PNO

Topics: JOHN STEINBECK; DEMOCRATIC PLATFORM; ALLEGATIONS ABOUT ADAM YARMOLINSKY, POSSIBLE DOD APPOINTMENT; LBJ'S CONCEPT OF POVERTY PROGRAM; RFK'S FUTURE; PRESS CONFERENCE ITEMS; CIVIL RIGHTS STATEMENTS; DROP IN UNEMPLOYMENT; JOE RAUH AND MFDP; HHH AS VP NOMINEE


Citation No.: 4918
Speaker: HUBERT HUMPHREY
Tape: WH6408.19             Program No.: 11
Length: 8:44

Date: 8/14/64
Time: 11:05A
To/From: T
Transcribed: N
Restriction: OPEN

Comments: "RE: LEGISLATION"; CONTINUES FROM PREVIOUS PNO

Topics: POSSIBLE EFFECT ON SOUTH OF SEATING OF MFDP DELEGATION AT DEMOCRATIC CONVENTION; CONCERNS OF NORTHERN DELEGATIONS; JOE RAUH; OPPOSITION TO HHH AS VP NOMINEE BECAUSE OF LIBERAL CONNECTIONS; NEED TO AVOID FLOOR FIGHT ON MFDP ISSUE; MLK; ADAM CLAYTON POWELL


Citation No.: 5078
Speaker: LADY BIRD JOHNSON
Tape: WH6408.30             Program No.: 17
Length: 3:22

Date: 8/21/64
Time: 11:55A
To/From: T
Other Speakers:MIKE MANSFIELD
Transcribed: Y
Restriction: OPEN

Comments: POOR SOUND QUALITY; LBJ IS MEETING WITH MIKE MANSFIELD AT TIME OF CALL; LADY BIRD JOHNSON IS MEETING WITH EDWIN WEISL, SR., OTHERS

Topics: LBJ, LADY BIRD JOHNSON, MANSFIELD DISCUSS PRESS STORY THAT MRS. JOHNSON INADVERTENTLY KEPT CEREMONIAL KEY TO CITY OF BILLINGS, MONTANA, WHICH THEY WOULD LIKE BACK; MRS. JOHNSON'S PLANS TO ATTEND ALLEN ELLENDER'S LUNCH WHICH LBJ SAYS HE MAY ALSO ATTEND


Citation No.: 5176
Speaker: GEORGE REEDY
Tape: WH6408.36             Program No.: 2
Length: 12:57

Date: 8/25/64
Time: 11:06A
To/From: F
Transcribed: Y
Restriction: OPEN

Comments: POOR SOUND QUALITY

Topics: ITEMS FOR REEDY'S BRIEFING; LBJ'S SCHEDULE; RFK'S ANNOUNCEMENT FOR SENATE; WH STAFF CONVENTION ACTIVITIES; LBJ READS STATEMENT IN WHICH HE DECLINES TO RUN FOR PRESIDENT, EXPRESSES DISCOURAGEMENT WITH PRESIDENCY, PRESS, CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT; US DISUNITY


Citation No.: 5177
Speaker: WALTER JENKINS
Tape: WH6408.36             Program No.: 3
Length: 10:13

Date: 8/25/64
Time: 11:23A
To/From: F
Transcribed: Y
Restriction: OPEN

Comments: RECORDING STARTS AFTER CONVERSATION HAS BEGUN; JENKINS IS DIFFICULT TO HEAR

Topics: LBJ DISCUSSES NOT RUNNING FOR PRESIDENT, DISCOURAGEMENT WITH PRESS, DISLOYALTY AMONG HIS CABINET AND STAFF, WHITE SOUTHERNER'S INABILITY TO UNITE COUNTRY; HHH; RFK, MFDP ISSUE; LBJ'S HEALTH; LADY BIRD JOHNSON'S ADVICE; LBJ WILL DECIDE DURING NSC MEETING


Citation No.: 5181
Speaker: HUBERT HUMPHREY
Tape: WH6408.36             Program No.: 7
Length: 12:15

Date: 8/25/64
Time: 2:31P
To/From: T
Other Speakers:WALTER REUTHER
Transcribed: Y
Restriction: OPEN

Comments: "SUMMARIZED" WRITTEN ON ENVELOPE CONTAINING DICTABELT; HHH, REUTHER ARE IN ATLANTIC CITY

Topics: CREDENTIALS COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION THAT REGULAR MISSISSIPPI DELEGATION BE SEATED BUT MFDP MEMBERS AARON HENRY, EDWIN KING BE SEATED AS AT-LARGE DELEGATES AS SHOW OF CONSCIENCE, RECOGNITION OF RIGHT TO VOTE; ADOPTION OF NEW OPEN PARTY RULES; PLATFORM


Citation No.: 5183
Speaker: CARL SANDERS
Tape: WH6408.37             Program No.: 1
Length: 14:29

Date: 8/25/64
Time: 4:32P
To/From: T
Transcribed: Y
Restriction: OPEN

Comments: "GA."; CONTINUES ON NEXT PNO; SANDERS IS IN ATLANTIC CITY

Topics: SANDERS REPORTS ON SOUTHERN UNHAPPINESS WITH COMPROMISE ON SEATING MISSISSIPPI DELEGATION, MEMBERS OF MFDP AS AT-LARGE DELEGATES, WARNS OF SOUTHERN WALKOUT; LBJ DISCUSSES POLITICAL REALITY OF SITUATION, JUSTICE OF MFDP'S CAUSE; RFK; 1944 CONVENTION


Citation No.: 5184
Speaker: CARL SANDERS
Tape: WH6408.37             Program No.: 2
Length: 15:00

Date: 8/25/64
Time: 4:32P
To/From: T
Other Speakers:JOHN CONNALLY
Transcribed: Y
Restriction: OPEN

Comments: "GA."; CONTINUES FROM PREVIOUS PNO; SANDERS AND CONNALLY ARE IN ATLANTIC CITY

Topics: CONTINUED DISCUSSION OF SOUTHERN OBJECTIONS TO MISSISSIPPI COMPROMISE; MFDP; CIVIL RIGHTS AND VOTING RIGHTS IN MISSISSIPPI, SOUTH; RECENT POLLS; SANDERS SUGGESTS ALL DELEGATES BE REQUIRED TO TAKE LOYALTY OATH; ORGANIZATION OF CITIZENS' COMMITTEE FOR LBJ