President Johnson's Decision Not to Seek Re-election in 1968

James Jones, President Lyndon Johnson’s appointments secretary from 1965-1969, discussed LBJ’s surprise announcement in a televised address to the nation that he… read more

James Jones, President Lyndon Johnson’s appointments secretary from 1965-1969, discussed LBJ’s surprise announcement in a televised address to the nation that he would not run for re-election in 1968. He also told the backstory of the president’s decision process, which began in September of 1967. James Jones is a former member of the U.S. House of Representatives (D-Oklahoma, 1973-87) and former U.S. Ambassador to Mexico (1994-97). The interview was recorded for C-SPAN’s “The Weekly” podcast. close

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President Johnson's Decision Not to Seek Re-election in 1968

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Program ID:
442700-1
Category:
Interview
Format:
Interview
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 28, 2018 | 9:15am EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Apr 09, 2018 | 5:14am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Mar 28, 2018 | 9:15am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 28, 2018 | 2:21pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 28, 2018 | 7:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 28, 2018 | 9:32pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 29, 2018 | 2:33am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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  • Mar 31, 2018 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 01, 2018 | 9:24pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 02, 2018 | 1:27am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 02, 2018 | 5:11am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 07, 2018 | 7:15pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 08, 2018 | 5:15am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 08, 2018 | 3:13pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 09, 2018 | 5:14am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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