Harry McPherson

Harry McPherson

Harry C. McPherson, Jr. served as counsel and special counsel to President of the United States Lyndon B. Johnson from 1965 to 1969 and was Johnson’s chief speechwriter from 1966 to 1969. McPherson’s 'A Political Education', 1972, is a classic insider’s view of Washington and an essential source for Johnson’s presidency. Wikipedia*

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Harry McPherson has 21 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1987 Public Affairs Event as a Chairman and CEO for the Center for National Policy. The year with the most videos was 1993 with eight videos as a Member for the Board of Advisors of the Democratic Leadership Council. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2008 with an average of 319 views per program. Most appearances with Beverly B. Byron (8), Jim Courter (8), Hansford Johnson (8). Most common tags: Johnson, Lyndon, Journalism.

Appearances by Title:c. June 7, 1988 - Present Member, Board of Advisors, Democratic Leadership Council Videos: 16


Administrative Assistant, White House c. January 1, 1963 - c. January 1, 1968 Videos: 2 President, Economic Club of Washington c. January 14, 1998 - c. March 30, 1998 Videos: 1 President, Economic Club of Washington c. June 28, 1994 - c. January 14, 1998 Videos: 1 Chairman and CEO, Truman Center for National Policy c. October 25, 1987 - c. June 7, 1988 Videos: 1

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