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Oral history transcript, Barry Zorthian, interview 1 (I), 5/6/1969, by Paige E. Mulhollan

Assignment to Saigon; Ambassador Henry Cabot Lodge acts as his own press officer; Vietnam press relations an issue at the Honolulu conference of 1964; unifying press relations functions in JUSPAO; the maximum candor policy; origin of the "Five…

Oral history transcript, Alexander Buel Trowbridge, Jr., interview 2 (II), 5/7/1969, by Paige E. Mulhollan

Balance of payments issue; Balance of Payments Advisory Committee; a visit to LBJ at the Ranch; the Office of Foreign Direct Investments; Trowbridge's retirement and C. R. Smith; Charles E. Fiero; staffing problems; LBJ's free-trade views; textile…

Oral history transcript, J. Graham Sullivan, interview 1 (I), 7/22/1968, by Monna Clark

The inability to evaluate the effect of changes in the education system; 1965-1968 education-related legislation; the need for the U.S. to put a high priority on necessary education; policy providing advance funding through the appropriation process…

Oral history transcript, Joseph J. Sisco, interview 1 (I), 11/6/1971, by Paige E. Mulhollan

LBJ interviews Sisco prior to his appointment; LBJ concerned with leaks; LBJ's grasp of foreign affairs; Arthur Goldberg and the Vietnam issue in the UN; the Camp David meeting on bringing the Vietnam issue before the UN Security Council; the…

Oral history transcript, J.J. Jake Pickle, interview 6 (VI), 8/17/1972, by Joe B. Frantz

Civil Rights Bill of 1964; LBJ calls Pickle to commend him on his vote; Pickle votes against open housing; Pickle as "President Johnson's Congressman;" Robert Poage and Williamson County; regrets voting against open housing; LBJ, Yarborough, and…

Oral history transcript, J.J. Jake Pickle, interview 5 (V), 3/2/1972, by Joe B. Frantz

The effect of the JFK assassination on the Pickle campaign; LBJ and Pickle's campaign; Pickle's accelerated swearing-in and his vote on wheat sales to the USSR; LBJ and the appointment of John Connally as secretary of the navy and his subsequent run…

Oral history transcript, J.J. Jake Pickle, interview 4 (IV), 8/25/1971, by Joe B. Frantz

LBJ-Rayburn-Price Daniel relationship; details of the 1960 convention in Los Angeles, especially concerning the Texas delegation; poor accommodations for the delegation; the JFK organization in 1960; Texas delegation reacts to LBJ nomination for vice…

Oral history transcript, J.J. Jake Pickle, interview 3 (III), 3/1/1971, by Joe B. Frantz

The PR firm of Syers, Pickle, and Wynn; LBJ covers Texas in 1952 and 1953; the 1954 campaign; anecdote of LBJ being warmed by Warren Woodward; Clayton Hickerson anecdote; LBJ feigns snoring as a practical joke; LBJ-Yarborough relationship; LBJ, Dan…

Oral history transcript, Eugene C. Patterson, interview 1 (I), 3/11/1969, by T.H. Baker

Biographical information; the 1960 convention; Russell urges LBJ not to accept the vice-presidential nomination; Ralph McGill; anecdote of the MLK funeral; LBJ and the Ashmore-Baggs visit to North Vietnam; LBJ asks Patterson to serve on the Civil…

Oral history transcript, Walter Mylecraine, interview S-I, 7/12/1968, by Jan Sofokidis

Henry Loomis’ relationship with LBJ; reorganization of the Office of Education; the Bailey Report; flaws in the former administrative management of OE; comparisons of State Departments; efforts to bring OE closer to communities and educators;…

Oral history transcript, Peter P. Muirhead, interview S-I, 7/23/1968, by Herman R. Allen

Federal higher education bills of 1963, 1964, 1965; the church-state issue; compromises and final decisions on Higher Education Facilities Act of 1963; development of state Higher Education Commissions; LBJ’s interest in the education program;…

Oral history transcript, Harry C. McPherson, interview S-I, 6/12/1973, by Robert Hawkinson

Drafting messages; road trips; campus visits; J. Califano; Ed Levi; consulting the academic community; University of Illinois; Northwestern University; Harvard-MIT "syndrome;" remedial programs; Kingman Brewster and Yale; Vietnam's impact on remedial…

Oral history transcript, Cecille Harrison Marshall, interview 1 (I), 2/19/1976, by Michael L. Gillette

Rooming with Lady Bird at the University of Texas in 1932; a Thanksgiving in Karnack; graduation trip to New York and Washington, D.C.; meeting LBJ; LBJ-Lady Bird wedding; Aunt Effie; a visit to the White House; Lady Bird evaluated

Oral history transcript, Gerald C. Mann and Gerald C. Mann, Jr., interview 1 (I), 10/12/1968, by Joe B. Frantz

Early relationship with LBJ; the Texas Planning Board and his early political career; the 1956 Texas delegation; the 1960 campaign in Texas; JFK meets the Protestant ministers in Houston; pre-convention 1960 effort to gather support for LBJ; Mayor…

Oral history transcript, James A. Lovell, interview 1 (I), 7/16/1971, by David G. McComb

LBJ and the space program; award ceremonies; duties as consultant to the President for Physical Fitness and Sports

Oral history transcript, Henry Loomis, interview S-I, 8/15/1968, by Harry L. Selden

Appointment as Deputy Commissioner of Education in 1965 and consequent upheaval over the appointment; Office of Education budgeting; Loomis’ work to reorganize the Office of Education; “Shadow Organization”; administration of research funds;…

Oral history transcript, R.J. (Bob) Long, interview 1 (I), 4/19/1972, by Joe B. Frantz

Acquaintance with LBJ during the Kleberg years; LBJ's ambition and energy; influence of Sam Rayburn and Alvin Wirtz; the 1941 campaign; Jim Ferguson's role in 1941; role of postmasters and country commissioners in Texas state politics; Frank Hamer…

Oral history transcript, Robert J. Kleberg, Jr., interview 1 (I), 7/9/1969, by David G. McComb

Roy Miller recommends LBJ to Richard Kleberg on November 29, 1931; Congressman Kleberg encourages LBJ in 1935 to take the position of state administrator of Texas NYA; a visit to the Ranch; a dinner at the White House

Oral history transcript, Francis Keppel, interview S-I, 7/18/1968, by John Singerhoff

1962 status of federal legislative support for education; NEA’s involvement in higher education bill of 1962; Vocational Bill and Higher Education Facilities of 1963; Civil Rights Act of 1964 and its effects; state-church issues remained a problem…

Oral history transcript, Joe Keen and John Singerhoff interview S-I, 7/12/1968

Interview with Singerhoff and Joe Keen of the Office of Education: funding of education legislation

Oral history transcript, Robert E. Jordan III, interview 1 (I), 1/6/1969, by Dorothy Pierce (McSweeny)

Biographical information; prosecuting White House sit-in demonstrators; Frank Reeves; Howard Reed; Ralph Roberts, clerk of the House, and the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party; David Dellinger and the March on the Pentagon; "Murphy" confidence…

Oral history transcript, John Wesley Jones, interview S-I, 6/8/1974, by Richard D. McKinzie

Biographical information; Jacques Reinstein; planning for postwar Italy; anti-Italian feelings on the part of the British; Palmiro Togliatti and the communist movement in Italy; General John Hilldring; political developments in postwar Italy; postwar…

Oral history transcript (conversation), Lyndon B. Johnson and Ted Sorensen, interview S-VIII, 6/3/1963

LBJ’s views of Vietnam while he was Senate leader through his presidency; the views of various senators about bombing; comparison of financial and physical support from the U.S. and the United Nations; Bobby Kennedy’s desire to see Rusk removed…

Oral history transcript, Henry M. Jackson, interview 1 (I), 3/13/1978, by Michael L. Gillette

LBJ as congressman; Joseph McCarthy; bipartisan foreign policy under DDE; Space Committee; statehood for Alaska and Hawaii; LBJ legislative strategy as majority leader; 1955 Minimum Wage Bill; Hell's Canyon; Senator Richard Russell; Senator Dirksen;…

Oral history transcript, Harold Howe II, interview S-I, 7/12/1968, by Jack Broudy

Conversation with Samuel Halperin; "The Federal Government's Remaining Role in Education"

Oral history transcript, Brooks Hays, interview 2 (II), 10/6/1971, by Joe B. Frantz

Premonitions about the Dallas trip of November, 1963, and the JFK assassination; the transition from JFK to LBJ; Hays-Moyers relationship; LBJ story of internal revenue and a contribution to a Baptist Church; anecdote on admission of Outer Mongolia…

Oral history transcript, Frederick O'Reilly Hayes, interview 2 (II), 10/10/83, by Michael L. Gillette

Connections between Community Action Programs (CAP) and the Ford Foundation; guidelines for awarding Community Action Programs grants, including the requirement that programs be in impoverished areas; efforts to disperse grants fairly and broadly;…

Oral history transcript, Dr. Arthur Harris, interview S-I, 7/10/1968, by Jan Sofokidis

1962-1963 was Associate Commission in Bureau of Education Assistance Programs (BEEP); three divisions: 1. State and local elementary and secondary 2. Higher education 3. Manpower training; abrupt increase in staff in 1964 required new emphasis on…

Oral history transcript, Dr. Samuel Halperin and Harold Howe II, interview S-II, undated

Conversation on "The "Federal Government's Remaining Role in Education;"

Oral history transcript, Dr. Samuel Halperin, interview S-I, 7/24/1968, by Steve Trachtenberg

Biographical information; Senator Wayne Morse; Clayton Powell; Chair of Education and Labor; loss of power in 1966; Edith Green; liberal on education; lasting impact; offered amendments under JFK and LBJ; critical of Office of Economic Opportunity…