Oral history transcript, Roy Wilkins, interview 1 (I), 4/1/1969, by T.H. Baker

Title:

Oral history transcript, Roy Wilkins, interview 1 (I), 4/1/1969, by T.H. Baker

Number of Pages:

24

Description:

Contacts with LBJ; Rule 22; 1957 Civil Rights Act; JFK’s civil rights stand; LBJ as VP selection; NAACP; LBJ’s interest in civil rights as VP; impressions about the Senegal trip; assessment of JFK’s actions on civil rights legislation; 1963 march on Washington; conference on civil rights bill; Voting Rights Bill; urban disturbances; Kerner Commission Report; MLK; personal assessment of LBJ.

Contributor:

Wilkins, Roy, 1901-

Collection:

LBJ Library Oral Histories

Collection Description:

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Series:

Transcripts of LBJ Library Oral Histories

Rights:

Possibly copyright restricted: see deed at end of transcript for details

Interviewee:

Roy Wilkins

Interviewer(s):

T.H. Baker

Specific Item Type:

Oral history

Type:

Text

Format:

Paper

Identifier:

oh-wilkinsr-19690401-1-73-27

Date:

1969-04-01

Time Period:

Post-Presidential (Jan. 21, 1969-)