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Solomon, Anthony M. (Anthony Morton), 1919-

Bio: Anthony M. Solomon was a banker who served as Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Latin America, Assistant Secretary of State for Economic Affairs, president of International Investment Corporation for Yugoslavia and London, advisor to the…

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Winters, Anita P.

LBJ Connection: Long-time friend of LBJ

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Washington, Bennetta

Bio: Educator; founder of the Women's Job Corps; wife of Walter Washington

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Oral history transcript, Barry Zorthian, interview 1 (I), 5/6/1969, by Paige E. Mulhollan

Assignment to Saigon; Ambassador Henry Cabot Lodge acts as his own press officer; Vietnam press relations an issue at the Honolulu conference of 1964; unifying press relations functions in JUSPAO; the maximum candor policy; origin of the "Five…

Oral history transcript, Alexander Buel Trowbridge, Jr., interview 2 (II), 5/7/1969, by Paige E. Mulhollan

Balance of payments issue; Balance of Payments Advisory Committee; a visit to LBJ at the Ranch; the Office of Foreign Direct Investments; Trowbridge's retirement and C. R. Smith; Charles E. Fiero; staffing problems; LBJ's free-trade views; textile…

Oral history transcript, J. Graham Sullivan, interview 1 (I), 7/22/1968, by Monna Clark

The inability to evaluate the effect of changes in the education system; 1965-1968 education-related legislation; the need for the U.S. to put a high priority on necessary education; policy providing advance funding through the appropriation process…

Oral history transcript, Joseph J. Sisco, interview 1 (I), 11/6/1971, by Paige E. Mulhollan

LBJ interviews Sisco prior to his appointment; LBJ concerned with leaks; LBJ's grasp of foreign affairs; Arthur Goldberg and the Vietnam issue in the UN; the Camp David meeting on bringing the Vietnam issue before the UN Security Council; the…

Oral history transcript, J.J. Jake Pickle, interview 6 (VI), 8/17/1972, by Joe B. Frantz

Civil Rights Bill of 1964; LBJ calls Pickle to commend him on his vote; Pickle votes against open housing; Pickle as "President Johnson's Congressman;" Robert Poage and Williamson County; regrets voting against open housing; LBJ, Yarborough, and…

Oral history transcript, J.J. Jake Pickle, interview 5 (V), 3/2/1972, by Joe B. Frantz

The effect of the JFK assassination on the Pickle campaign; LBJ and Pickle's campaign; Pickle's accelerated swearing-in and his vote on wheat sales to the USSR; LBJ and the appointment of John Connally as secretary of the navy and his subsequent run…

Oral history transcript, J.J. Jake Pickle, interview 4 (IV), 8/25/1971, by Joe B. Frantz

LBJ-Rayburn-Price Daniel relationship; details of the 1960 convention in Los Angeles, especially concerning the Texas delegation; poor accommodations for the delegation; the JFK organization in 1960; Texas delegation reacts to LBJ nomination for vice…

Oral history transcript, J.J. Jake Pickle, interview 3 (III), 3/1/1971, by Joe B. Frantz

The PR firm of Syers, Pickle, and Wynn; LBJ covers Texas in 1952 and 1953; the 1954 campaign; anecdote of LBJ being warmed by Warren Woodward; Clayton Hickerson anecdote; LBJ feigns snoring as a practical joke; LBJ-Yarborough relationship; LBJ, Dan…

Oral history transcript, Eugene C. Patterson, interview 1 (I), 3/11/1969, by T.H. Baker

Biographical information; the 1960 convention; Russell urges LBJ not to accept the vice-presidential nomination; Ralph McGill; anecdote of the MLK funeral; LBJ and the Ashmore-Baggs visit to North Vietnam; LBJ asks Patterson to serve on the Civil…

Oral history transcript, Walter Mylecraine, interview S-I, 7/12/1968, by Jan Sofokidis

Henry Loomis’ relationship with LBJ; reorganization of the Office of Education; the Bailey Report; flaws in the former administrative management of OE; comparisons of State Departments; efforts to bring OE closer to communities and educators;…

Oral history transcript, Peter P. Muirhead, interview S-I, 7/23/1968, by Herman R. Allen

Federal higher education bills of 1963, 1964, 1965; the church-state issue; compromises and final decisions on Higher Education Facilities Act of 1963; development of state Higher Education Commissions; LBJ’s interest in the education program;…

Oral history transcript, Harry C. McPherson, interview S-I, 6/12/1973, by Robert Hawkinson

Drafting messages; road trips; campus visits; J. Califano; Ed Levi; consulting the academic community; University of Illinois; Northwestern University; Harvard-MIT "syndrome;" remedial programs; Kingman Brewster and Yale; Vietnam's impact on remedial…

Oral history transcript, Cecille Harrison Marshall, interview 1 (I), 2/19/1976, by Michael L. Gillette

Rooming with Lady Bird at the University of Texas in 1932; a Thanksgiving in Karnack; graduation trip to New York and Washington, D.C.; meeting LBJ; LBJ-Lady Bird wedding; Aunt Effie; a visit to the White House; Lady Bird evaluated

Oral history transcript, Gerald C. Mann and Gerald C. Mann, Jr., interview 1 (I), 10/12/1968, by Joe B. Frantz

Early relationship with LBJ; the Texas Planning Board and his early political career; the 1956 Texas delegation; the 1960 campaign in Texas; JFK meets the Protestant ministers in Houston; pre-convention 1960 effort to gather support for LBJ; Mayor…

Oral history transcript, James A. Lovell, interview 1 (I), 7/16/1971, by David G. McComb

LBJ and the space program; award ceremonies; duties as consultant to the President for Physical Fitness and Sports

Oral history transcript, Henry Loomis, interview S-I, 8/15/1968, by Harry L. Selden

Appointment as Deputy Commissioner of Education in 1965 and consequent upheaval over the appointment; Office of Education budgeting; Loomis’ work to reorganize the Office of Education; “Shadow Organization”; administration of research funds;…

Oral history transcript, R.J. (Bob) Long, interview 1 (I), 4/19/1972, by Joe B. Frantz

Acquaintance with LBJ during the Kleberg years; LBJ's ambition and energy; influence of Sam Rayburn and Alvin Wirtz; the 1941 campaign; Jim Ferguson's role in 1941; role of postmasters and country commissioners in Texas state politics; Frank Hamer…

Oral history transcript, Robert J. Kleberg, Jr., interview 1 (I), 7/9/1969, by David G. McComb

Roy Miller recommends LBJ to Richard Kleberg on November 29, 1931; Congressman Kleberg encourages LBJ in 1935 to take the position of state administrator of Texas NYA; a visit to the Ranch; a dinner at the White House

Oral history transcript, Francis Keppel, interview S-I, 7/18/1968, by John Singerhoff

1962 status of federal legislative support for education; NEA’s involvement in higher education bill of 1962; Vocational Bill and Higher Education Facilities of 1963; Civil Rights Act of 1964 and its effects; state-church issues remained a problem…

Oral history transcript, Joe Keen and John Singerhoff interview S-I, 7/12/1968

Interview with Singerhoff and Joe Keen of the Office of Education: funding of education legislation

Oral history transcript, Robert E. Jordan III, interview 1 (I), 1/6/1969, by Dorothy Pierce (McSweeny)

Biographical information; prosecuting White House sit-in demonstrators; Frank Reeves; Howard Reed; Ralph Roberts, clerk of the House, and the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party; David Dellinger and the March on the Pentagon; "Murphy" confidence…

Oral history transcript, John Wesley Jones, interview S-I, 6/8/1974, by Richard D. McKinzie

Biographical information; Jacques Reinstein; planning for postwar Italy; anti-Italian feelings on the part of the British; Palmiro Togliatti and the communist movement in Italy; General John Hilldring; political developments in postwar Italy; postwar…

Oral history transcript (conversation), Lyndon B. Johnson and Ted Sorensen, interview S-VIII, 6/3/1963

LBJ’s views of Vietnam while he was Senate leader through his presidency; the views of various senators about bombing; comparison of financial and physical support from the U.S. and the United Nations; Bobby Kennedy’s desire to see Rusk removed…

Oral history transcript, Henry M. Jackson, interview 1 (I), 3/13/1978, by Michael L. Gillette

LBJ as congressman; Joseph McCarthy; bipartisan foreign policy under DDE; Space Committee; statehood for Alaska and Hawaii; LBJ legislative strategy as majority leader; 1955 Minimum Wage Bill; Hell's Canyon; Senator Richard Russell; Senator Dirksen;…

Oral history transcript, Harold Howe II, interview S-I, 7/12/1968, by Jack Broudy

Conversation with Samuel Halperin; "The Federal Government's Remaining Role in Education"