Kent Germany on Martin Luther King and President Johnson
Professor Kent Germany was interviewed by telephone from Columbia, S.C., about President Johnson’s White House tapes and what his… read more
Professor Kent Germany was interviewed by telephone from Columbia, S.C., about President Johnson’s White House tapes and what his private telephone conversations reveal about his relationship with the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. Professor Germany edited the civil-rights volume of a digital edition of the Johnson White House tapes for the Miller Center of Public Affairs Presidential Recordings Program where he was director of the LBJ Project.
Part of a telephone call was played from November 25, 1963, a few days after President Johnson assumed the presidency. Also played was a telephone call on November 5, 1964, a few days after President Johnson’s re-election. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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