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  • Telephone conversation # 8312, sound recording, LBJ and MARTIN LUTHER KING, 7/7/1965, 8:05PM
  • King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968
  • MARTIN LUTHER KING
  • CIVIL RIGHTS SITUATION, VIOLENCE IN ST. AUGUSTINE, FLORIDA; MLK; MARTIN ANDERSEN, CATTLE PRICES; CATTLE TAX SHELTERS; BEEF EXPORTS; EXCISE TAXES; FEDERAL BUDGET; CONCERNS ABOUT VIETNAM, LAOS; REPUBLICAN CRITICISM; BILLY GRAHAM'S COMMENTS ON VIETNAM
  • King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968
  • ALLEN THANKS LBJ FOR HIS STATEMENT UPON DEATH OF MLK, REPORTS ON SITUATION IN ATLANTA; LBJ'S CALL TO CORETTA SCOTT KING; RIOTING IN WASHINGTON, DC; POSTPONEMENT OF LBJ'S TRIP TO HONOLULU; LBJ'S 3/31/68 SPEECH; LADY BIRD JOHNSON THANKS ALLEN FOR HIS
  • King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968
  • King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968
  • . It was on to avoid misconstruction of the visit-- purely social. F: You ,,,ere around, of course, and you didn't have much time to savor the reaction from the March 31 speech when Martin Luther King was shot down in Hemphis. h'hat uas your role i::l. th,," midst
  • King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968
  • . King and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference were doing? Y: I don't recall a great deal of discussion on specifics. I do know that we discussed the possibility of certain methods resulting in a counter kind of reaction, and I can remember
  • & speeches; LBJ works hard with little rest; Johnsons to Democratic fundraiser that night; Lynda Robb relays news that Martin Luther King has been shot & died; LBJ calls Coretta Scott King & makes televised speech; evening plans cancelled & Hawaii trip
  • ci and I. Lyndon w a s in h is o ffic e - I knew a sta tem en t w as being p rep a red . He gave it on TV from the W hite H ouse -" A m erica i s shocked and sadden ed r b y the b ru tal sla y in g tonight of D r. M artin Luther King. I a s k e v
  • ; LBJ’s efforts in Vietnam; Martin Luther King’s assassination; working on the Commission for Federal-State Relations; LBJ inheriting JFK’s staff; being offered a federal appointment; LBJ deciding not to run in 1968; LBJ’s relationship with Robert Kennedy
  • King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968
  • friendly relationship with Dr. King's father. I knew Dr. King personally, but I didn't have any great intimate relationship there. I was in the President's office the night that Dr. Martin Luther King was assassinated. I was sitting there with him
  • Hesburgh, Theodore Martin, 1917-2015
  • think he really meant it. I remember his voice quavering a little as he said it, and it took a lot of courage to say it because of all the overtones of Martin Luther King and everything else that was behind that in the whole movement in the South. I
  • on for years in his voice. First of all, I and many other people fought--and we fought, I'll have to say, and I'll say this frankly for history--that Martin Luther King, after he had agreed to come out for the first time against the war in Vietnam and take part
  • wouldn't bother them . You know, somebody told me something once about Martin Luther King ; a fellow who was a friend of his said Martin was a revolutionary, that he scared people to death because he acted as if he thought the Constitution meant what
  • , as I called him. G: What did they talk about when they were together? N: State of the nation. State of the economy. Ed Weisl always used to be like a--well, we called him Eddie the Wise because he was like a patriarch adviser to the kings
  • : None whatsoever. In fact, I picketed only after I could not get any response from a series of wires to the President asking for an audience with him. He had been giving audiences to Martin Luther King and other groups, other individuals, and I had
  • Lady Bird flies back to D.C. & she is driven to the USS Sequoia; LBJ & Lady Bird read newspapers & have breakfast; Johnsons watch Clark Clifford & Maxwell Taylor on tv; Johnsons watch Martin Luther King on tv; lunch; Luci Nugent meets boat
  • about that when you presented your credentials? H: Of course, I presented my credentials to the King, who is very pro-American incidentally, and a very fine man. Erlander, who was then the Prime Minister, I think was essentially was pro-American. I
  • : In your meeting with President Johnson at that time, did you discuss Martin Luther King with him? W: You know, in three and one-half hours of conversation with the President about that matter, I don't know that we discussed in detail any personality. I
  • their relationship was during the Martin Luther King riots in 1968. As you recall, President Johnson was scheduled to go to Hawaii and meet General [William] Westmoreland in Hawaii to talk about the situation in Vietnam, but I guess on a Wednesday, or I guess
  • to happen then: The President's withdrawal; the Martin Luther King assassination. That was really my first feeling of the difficulties of running an organization like this. Mr. Harding was out of town at the time of the King assassina- tion, and I
  • Lady Bird talks to LBJ at Camp David; Lady Bird & foreign press board buses for Goliad; view flowers & cattle; funeral service for Martin Luther King; ceremony at restored Presidio La Bahia; speeches by Stewart Udall & Lady Bird; migrant children
  • prior to that, I'd begun to make a good living, joined a lovely country club, started going out to Aspen to ski in the winter and living the good life. And Watson was a~king me to come here; they could pay me something like $25,000 a year in a place
  • accepts that. Martin went before the House today. Our area of worry is their general underlying lack of sympathy with us . Martin said he would be disturbed if Canadians thought they had been used. They may cha rge we put them in a false position
  • arborough ca m e up to g r e e t m e . H e had c a n c e lle d out a fter the a s s a s s in a tio n of M artin Luther King and I did not e x p e c t to s e e h im . I m an aged to be m o r e c o rd ia l than I had been at our la s t m eetin g ■^ . '-i
  • franchise than the Anglo Saxons. However, it is all directed toward the village, the hamlet, the town, the provi-nce; and what's all this stuff about a national government. David King, who was a very brilliant congressman from Utah who lectured
  • back and I went on to Bangkok. Martin and I saw Sullivan there. I saw I didn't go to Laos on that trip? (Mark) Yes, Bangkok, Tokyo, Canberra, Laos, Saigon and Manila. H: I must have gone to Bangkok and then Vientiane and then to Tokyo
  • Biographical information; Bureau of the Census; Lou Harris; Luther Hodges; 1960 census; invasion of privacy; survey techniques; Select Commission on Western Hemisphere Immigration; President’s Commission on Registration and Voting Participation
  • was not taking advantage of his experience and his potential, and after a few fits and starts and all that, he resigned from the army. He went to work for Martin Marietta Corporation until--again, I don't know the exact date--but he made up his mind that he
  • EMB O F F ’ S N O TE S :^ ( C - " " " y . sta te OPPOSITION LEADER DIEFENBAAKER ASKED MARTIN I F ABLE (3IV E3 V . HOUSE P IC TU R E S ITU A TIO N NVN. D IEFEN B A K ER SA ID . R E A L I AWESOME R E S P O N S IB IL IT Y ' WHICH R E S T S ON T H E 'U
  • (Deptel 649) and GOA affirm .ative response, v/e la st v;eek put same in v irespondlng tation to G NZ through Ambassador here. A fte r f ir s t that GNZ would p re fe r not ro t not to participate even without commitment, Arnb La king inform ed u s la st