Telephone conversation # 5593, sound recording, LBJ and ROBERT MCNAMARA, 9/18/1964, 11:46AM

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Title:

Telephone conversation # 5593, sound recording, LBJ and ROBERT MCNAMARA, 9/18/1964, 11:46AM

Duration: (min: sec):

9:27

Reference No.:

5593

Description:

MCNAMARA GIVES LBJ REPORT ON PT BOATS' ATTACK ON US DESTROYERS IN TONKIN GULF, DISCUSSES POSSIBLE RETALIATORY ACTION, NEED TO MAKE PRESS STATEMENT; LBJ CAUTIONS ABOUT ACTING HASTILY WITHOUT ADEQUATE PROOF OF ATTACK; ANNOUNCEMENT OF NEW WEAPONS SYSTEM

Contributor:

Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973; McNamara, Robert S. (Robert Strange), 1916-

Collection:

Recordings and Transcripts of Telephone Conversations and Meetings

Collection Description:

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Series:

White House Telephone Recordings and Transcripts

Speaker 1:

LBJ

Who Placed the Call?:

Speaker 2

Speaker 2:

ROBERT MCNAMARA

Location of Speaker 1:

Mansion, White House, Washington, DC

Subject:

Defense; Press relations; LBJ speeches and statements; Vietnam

Archivist's General Note:

SELECTED AS A HIGHLIGHT OF THE TELEPHONE CONVERSATION COLLECTION

Rights:

Possibly copyright restricted, see copyright note in Collection Description

Specific Item Type:

Telephone conversation

Type:

Audio

Format:

Dictation belt

Identifier:

tel-05593

Date:

1964-09-18

Location(s):

Washington, DC

Time Period:

Presidential (Nov. 22, 1963-Jan. 20, 1969)

Transcript:

Transcribed by LBJ's staff. Transcript not yet digitized.