The Kennedy-Johnson Transition
The program features a 1963 newsreel report on the transfer of presidential power to Lyndon Johnson after the assassination of President Kennedy.
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
The Political Battle for the Civil Rights Act of 1964
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Book Discussion on Counsel to the President: A Memoir
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Life and Career of Elizabeth Carpenter
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