James Symington Interview

Former congressman and U.S. chief of Protocol James Symington talked about his family’s relationship with Lyndon B. Johnson and his… read more

Former congressman and U.S. chief of Protocol James Symington talked about his family’s relationship with Lyndon B. Johnson and his work in the White House from 1967-68. For two years he handled diplomatic visits to Washington and established a “protocol” for heads of state. James Symington was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1969 and served Missouri’s 2nd congressional district until 1977. Symington’s father, Stuart, was a four-term Missouri senator and friend of Lyndon B. Johnson. James Symington also served as Attorney General Robert Kennedy’s Administrative Assistant from 1962-63. close

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James Symington Interview

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Program ID:
317314-1
Category:
Interview
Format:
Interview
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 1, 2014
Last Aired:
Feb 3, 2014

Airing Details

  • Feb 01, 2014 | 8:01am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 01, 2014 | 10:00pm EST | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Feb 02, 2014 | 3:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 03, 2014 | 4:00am EST | C-SPAN 3