Bio: Robert Louis Hardesty (b. 1931) was special assistant to Postmaster General John Gronouski from 1964 to 1965, Staff Assistant to President Lyndon B. Johnson from 1965 to 1972, and Press Secretary to the Governor of Texas from 1973 to 1976.
Hon. Bob Hardesty. Oval Office, White House, Washington DC, 10/3/1968. Photo # d1933-25a by Yoichi Okamoto. White House Photo Office collection, LBJ Presidential Library. Public domain.
LBJ Connection: Assistant to President Johnson, 1965-1972. Served as speech writer and congressional liaison.
Hardesty, Robert L. (Robert Louis), 1931-,
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