Thursday, May 1, 2008

Library releases LBJ's phone calls from turbulent period in 1968

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The LBJ Library has released recordings and transcripts of phone calls that the former president participated in during four turbulent months in 1968.
Archivists say the conversations covered a range of subjects, including these issues:

•  Seizure of a US intelligence ship, the Pueblo
•  Tet Offensive
New Hampshire Democratic primary & the presidential campaign
Senator Robert F. Kennedy's entry into the presidential race
President Johnson's decision not to run for re-election
Murder of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and the unrest that followed

This page summarizes the latests calls that the library has released.

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