Telephone conversation # 8578, sound recording, LBJ and MARTIN LUTHER KING, 8/20/1965, 5:10PM

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Title:

Telephone conversation # 8578, sound recording, LBJ and MARTIN LUTHER KING, 8/20/1965, 5:10PM

Duration: (min: sec):

13:41

Reference No.:

8578

Description:

CLOSE VOTES ON POVERTY BILL; THOMAS KUCHEL'S LETTER ON WATTS RIOTS; MLK'S MEETINGS WITH CALIFORNIA LEADERS; NEED FOR FEDERAL PROGRAMS TO ALLEVIATE POVERTY; WH CIVIL RIGHTS CONFERENCE; HOWARD UNIVERSITY SPEECH; MLK'S VIEWS ON VIETNAM POLICY; PEACE EFFORTS

Contributor:

Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973; King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968; White, Lee Calvin, 1923-2013

Collection:

Recordings and Transcripts of Telephone Conversations and Meetings

Collection Description:

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Series:

White House Telephone Recordings and Transcripts

Speaker 1:

LBJ

Who Placed the Call?:

Speaker 2

Speaker 2:

MARTIN LUTHER KING

Other Speaker(s):

LEE WHITE; OFFICE CONVERSATION

Location of Speaker 1:

Oval Office or unknown location

Subject:

King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968; Civil disorders; Civil rights; Congressional relations; Crime and law enforcement; Defense; Diplomacy; Federal budget; Housing; Labor; Legislation; Pre-Presidential; Public relations; LBJ speeches and statements; United Nations; Urban affairs; Vietnam criticism; Welfare and War on Poverty

Archivist's General Note:

"SUMMARIZED"; DAILY DIARY INDICATES LBJ IS MEETING WITH LEE WHITE AT TIME OF CALL; WHITE SPEAKS BRIEFLY AT BEGINNING OF CALL; MLK ON HOLD 0:35; OFFICE CONVERSATION PRECEDES CALL; SELECTED AS A HIGHLIGHT OF THE TELEPHONE CONVERSATION COLLECTION

Rights:

Possibly copyright restricted, see copyright note in Collection Description

Specific Item Type:

Telephone conversation

Type:

Audio

Format:

Dictation belt

Identifier:

tel-08578

Date:

1965-08-20

Time Period:

Presidential (Nov. 22, 1963-Jan. 20, 1969)

Transcript:

Transcribed by LBJ's staff. Transcript not yet digitized.