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  • ; 1964 vice presidential nominee possibilities, including Robert Kennedy; relationship between LBJ, Robert Kennedy, Eugene McCarthy and Hubert Humphrey; Corcoran's belief that LBJ brought an equilibrium to the US; how LBJ was deceived by Robert McNamara
  • Career history; Novak's private meetings with LBJ; economic advisor Paul Douglas; LBJ drunk; Sam Shaffer and Newsweek; press coverage of the senate vs. the presidency; LBJ's attitude during the vice-presidency; Kennedy staff's disregard for LBJ
  • Oral history transcript, Robert D. S. Novak, interview 1 (I), 11/15/1991, by Paige E. Mulhollan
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  • The complex Democratic two-camp division in the 1959-1960 campaign; being confronted by Kennedy about his alliance; Rauh
  • that the Istop Kennedy' people could do him, fine. In West Virginia we had such obvious Istop Kennedy' people as that bigot Robert Byrd helping us. M: Helping in quotation marks almost there. R: "Helping," yes. But his sole motivation was to stop Kennedy
  • Briefing Senator Robert Kennedy before his 1965 trip to Latin America; Peace Corps and OEO staffs’ opposition to Vietnam War, 1966- ; original purpose of U.S. intervention in Dominican Republic; Mankiewicz leaving the Peace Corps to become
  • 6 about Vietnam, and the more I looked at Vietnam the less I liked it. And it was clear to me really. although I never thought about it consciously, that Robert Kennedy's offi.ce was p'robably the only place in Washington where I wanted to work
  • Kennedy, Robert F., 1925-1968
  • in the office just to the east of the large Attorney General's office where Robert Kennedy made his office. morning. I manned those phones most all of the night until early My recollection is that when I began, nobody was writing LBJ Presidential Library http
  • LBJ’s response to the Detroit riots and race problem; McNamara’s move from Defense Dept. to the World Banks; Robert Kennedy’s and the “doves” in the Senate; assessment of LBJ and conclusion that he was a bitter man; Kennedy’s decision to run
  • that perhaps the President would not run. G: In 1967 you had this feeling? M: Yes. Well, I thought the President would either run or not run, depending on what he thought would most frustrate Robert Kennedy. Indeed I think that was one of the bases
  • ; the effect of LBJ keeping some of JFK’s staff and the quality of the new members of LBJ’s staff; Eric Goldman; Schlesinger’s involvement with the Dominican Republic; LBJ campaigning for Robert Kennedy in the 1964 New York Senate race; White House Art Festival
  • that the Kennedys thought he ought to be President. I never heard either John Kennedy or Robert Kennedy say anythhg like this. John Kennedy on the other hand had a high regard for Lyndon Johnson and" certain 1ffection for him. F: I think the men understood each
  • Oral history transcript, Juanita Roberts, interview 3 (III), 10/17/1969, by Joe B. Frantz
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  • Kennedy, Robert F., 1925-1968
  • /exhibits/show/loh/oh Roberts -- III -- 16 President Johnson had asked, as you know, the Kennedy staff to stay on. office. Kenny O'Donnell was in the appointment secretary's He was not there a great deal in the first two weeks, if I remember right. F
  • and the Kennedys, debate between LBJ and JFK at the 1960 Democratic convention.
  • could have any power was if the President gave it to him. G: Well now, let me ask you to discuss Robert Kennedy's visits. V: At the convention? G: Yes. V: I was not in the room at the time. I may have been in the room when he first arrived
  • MM explains how she came to work for Lyndon Johnson, LBJ’s interaction with state office management, role of Walter Jenkins in office, LBJ’s attitude toward 1960 presidential nomination and campaign, relationship between LBJ and the Kennedys
  • /exhibits/show/loh/oh Valenti -- I -- 6 V: Yes, I suppose they did. You just couldn't conceive of the possibility that, for instance Senator Kennedy would get the nomination because of his youth and being Catholic and all the other arguments that were