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  • Folder, "April 5, 1968 - 11:10 a.m. President's meeting with Negro leaders after death of Martin Luther King," Papers of Tom Johnson, Box 3
  • and to our people has meant much. The Civil Rights Bill is due to you and many others. We must say to the country: "We must work together. But Martin Luther King and others who have died - - they cannot benefit from the grief. " THE PRESIDENT: The President
  • Sat west 10:54 11:00 f 11:16 f 11:40 11:50 11:55 12:50 12:55 t t 1:20 1:22 t 1:24 t 2:05 2:30 wing Arrive office Secy Rusk Sen. Anderson In the office w/ Roy Wilkins, Whitney Young Larry O'Brien office James 1-18-64 Farmer, Dr. Martin
  • . Worked with Ashton. Entry No. Time Activity Worked with Bess on Austrian dinner. Worked with Liz on Texas trip. 4. ! Learned that Martin Luther King had been assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee. 10:20 Secretary and Mrs. Clark Clifford, Mr
  • for Atlanta, Georgia (on airplane spoke to Martin Luther King) 9:15 Arrive Atlanta. Met by Governor and Mrs. Sanders, Mayor Allen 9:30 Rode w/ Mayor Allen, Bo Jones 10:15 Arrive at Communicable Disease Center Ground Breaking Ceremony - Speech 11:30 To Dr
  • Watched Clark Clifford and General Taylor on TV. 1:00 Watched Martin Luther King on TV. 3. 1:45 Lunch - sandwiches. Took plate to the upper deck. 3:30 Nap 4. 5:14 Docked; were met by Luci, Pat, and Joe Batson. (Luci wearing green stockings.) Went
  • the JFK assassination; Civil Rights Bill of 1964; campaigning for LBJ in 1964; organization of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference; introducing Martin Luther King, Jr. to the concept of non-violence; a King-Powell episode regarding Rustin
  • King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968
  • , which angered a number of the ministers. Powell was close to the minister in Chicago, who headed the National Baptist Convention, a man who was so absolutely ignorant that when they named South Parkway Martin Luther King Drive, his church was on South
  • over. The President returned to his bedroom. Abe Fortas, Washington, D. C. The President called for JV to come into his bedroom and then for hot water for his tea Bill Moyers - Washington,. D. C. Dr. Martin Luther King - Atlanta, Georgia Horace Busby
  • in their meetings with LBJ and Hubert Humphrey; tiger cubs at Atlanta zoo named for President Johnson and Lady Bird; relations with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr and Mrs. King; MLK's assassination and resulting racial problems in Atlanta; concerns and involvement
  • King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968
  • -- I -- 15 his father, of course, was older than I am. And my number one supporter in the Negro community, and I might say one of my number one supporters in Atlanta when I originally ran, was Dr. Martin Luther King, Sr. So I've had a very close
  • Oral history transcript, Louis Martin, interview 2 (II), 6/12/1986, by Michael L. Gillette
  • Martin, Louis, 1912-1997
  • Louis Martin
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  • -Johnson line was sold so well and the support was so great for it, because of [Martin Luther] King and Bobby [Kennedy]--you know, all these things happening in the sixties--that the preachers had no problem with their congregations. You weren't running
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  • Westmoreland; Robert McNamara leaving LBJ’s staff; LBJ’s view of civil rights; Martin Luther King’s relationship with LBJ and his death; Resurrection City; LBJ meeting with people who wanted to discuss appointments; keeping meetings on or off the record
  • only a matter of days before Martin Luther King was assassinated. Let me ask you to recall what you can about that event, how you learned of it, the President's reaction. J: Well, that was the night we had a Democratic fund-raiser in Washington
  • Baring 10:27 Sen George Smathers in Oval Room Pierre Salinger and Andy Hatcher in Oval Room 10:50 f Sen. Mansfield John Steele in Oval Room 11:30 Lee White 11:37 Martin Luther King, Jr 12:10 t Dave McDonald 12:25 t Cong Chet Holifield w/ Lee White Dr
  • , 1989 INTERVIEWEE: JOSEPH A. CALIFANO, JR., with comments by Marcel Bryar INTERVIEWER: Michael L. Gillette PLACE: Mr. Califano's office, Washington, D.C. Tape 1 of 1, Side 1 C: In the time of the riots in Washington for [Martin Luther] King [Jr
  • to provide a kind of constructive direction of the movement of people. But for us to stand in the way and say "stop this", we would have been washed away. B: You say "provide direction", in fact in those years, really Martin Luther King's presence
  • y an y danJac d Jac k Valent k Valent i i Bundy and Mrs Martin Luther King VP-elect Humphrey Dec White House 18 Friday To Dr Rev Rev then O'Donnells office w/ Dr Mrs King to meet and Mrs Ralph G Abernathy aid to King Walter Fauntroy
  • Texas protesters arrested and later invited to the Ranch; Jacobsen's opinion of Martin Luther King, Jr.; clothier Louis Roth's anti-Vietnam stance; Martin Luther King's FBI report.
  • problems with Sam Yorty, then-mayor of Los Angeles? J: I don't know. I remember Yorty. I don't know. I don't think he did, but I'm not sure. I remember Yorty though. If you've ever read the FBI report on Martin Luther King, it's a terrible thing. Martin
  • Cong Edwin E Willis SENATE STAFF: George Autry Joe Davis William Findley Francis Rosenberger Paul Woolward HOUSE STAFF: Bess Dick William R Foley Martin R Hoffman -Oscar Altshuler, Assistant U. S. Attorney Hon. Luther Alverson, Superior Court, Atlanta
  • Leonard Grant Mr. Melvin Payne Mr. Chester Brown until 12:23 pm Walter Jenkins (nr - fr. Cabinet Room) in mjdr's office , talking with Lee White. Mr. White told him tha t Martin Luther King was calling him,andthe President said: "Tel l him I'v e sent
  • Luther King Secretary Dillon Dr. Heller, Henry Fowler Gardner Ackley Kermit Gordon Elmer Staats 9:29 f McGeorge Bundy 10:10 t Ted Sorensen ( returning his call ) 10:45 Depart 274 EOB 4 Funeral services 4:30 p.m. Return to Exec. Office Bldg. Office
  • Christian Leadership Conference meetings and the rumor even included the fact that the FBI had a tape recording or recordings of sexual activities of Martin Luther King, and things like that. H: Well, that didn't bother anybody, I'm sure I've got taps
  • Oral history transcript, Louis Martin, interview 1 (I), 5/14/1969, by David G. McComb
  • Martin, Louis, 1912-1997
  • Louis Martin
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  • sometime? M: Oh yes. I must say that in the Kennedy years my job was sort of liaison between the White House and the civil rights people--the NAACP and Urban League types, Whitney or Roy and Martin Luther King. I had worked with all these people during
  • know, we couldn't get passed until Dr. [Martin Luther] King was assassinated. And even if you look at that--I remember proposing it. It's the only time--and I think if you look at the New York Times or something--I was mentioned in the twenty-fourth
  • knew that Antioch College was then trying to recruit blacks, and I transferred. The day I entered Antioch Martin Luther King's wife Coretta, Scott was her last name then, also entered. That is the reason why I transferred from Purdue to Antioch. F
  • How Tucker met LBJ; LBJ’s reputation in regard to civil rights; LBJ’s work as a Vice-President; Tucker’s involvement in the civil rights movement; Martin Luther King; the 1963 March on Washington; LBJ’s interest in civil rights early in his
  • King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968
  • in most of that activity. I was a I was heavily Close to Dr. Martin Luther King --closely associated with all the national civil rights leaders. B: What was your opinion of the Justice Department's, and the Kennedy Administration generally, handling
  • d t o Aspe n Lodg e an d sa t i n the livin g roo m where staf f member s wer e watchin g coverag e o f th e funera l tek of Martin Luther King k .... Mr . an d Mrs. Georg e Christia n Jim Jones , m f Mary Bec k . Arthu r Kri m - Ne w York Cit y 5
  • with about ten governors, and Martin Luther King somewhere in the middle of it. And it was good talk and a wonderful day, and I thought to myself: “Dear Lord, if he can just rest enough to think enough, it just might be wonderful.” I mean, the next 13 months
  • Meeting LBJ in 1960; civil rights demonstrations in Atlanta and subsequent federal laws to override states’ discriminatory laws; Civil Rights Act of 1964; opinions of integration among Atlanta leadership; Ralph McGill; Martin Luther King, Sr. and Jr
  • that Dr. Martin Luther King was leading. $ - - • ' • And. it started over lunch counters and restrooms, and had been .{tnterruptton} Well> of course, there was very much concern to the city and to the pol ice department, · We haq grave
  • president; LBJ's relationship with the Senate during his vice presidency and presidency; comparing LBJ and Mike Mansfield as leaders; judicial appointments of the Kennedy administration, including Luther Terry as surgeon general; cigarette warning labels
  • would have let any of these circumstances interfere with that recollection and knowledge of what was going on. G: Anything on Kennedy's telephone call to Coretta King at the end of the campaign when Martin Luther King was in prison
  • appearance there; 100 billion dollar freedom budget proposal and Bayard Rustin; Bill Coleman’s meeting of black militants; Ben Heineman; LBJ’s relationship with Martin Luther King; inviting radical elements of the civil rights movement to the White House
  • done anything on this conference before? G: Well, of course we've read about it and that sort of thing. Did this experience reveal to you anything about the relationship between Lyndon Johnson and Martin Luther King? A: Well, I gather
  • from diplomacy in current politics; the riots in Washington, D.C., following the assassination of Martin Luther King; LBJ's confusion over the riots, their purpose and leadership; being in New York City for the ordination of Cardinal Terence Cooke
  • the Martin Luther King riots, where he felt that Vietnam was really dividing the country and that we just couldn't afford it economically or politically or for any other reason. I suppose I look back and realize that Lyndon Johnson was a tragic figure because
  • with Mexican-American workers and braceros; exploitation of Mexican-Americans; Cesar Chavez; Memphis sanitation strike in 1968 and eventual wage increase resolution; Martin Luther King’s assassination; problems with communications workers, the International
  • King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968
  • publicity because it had drawn the support and attention of Dr. Martin Luther King and his associate, Dr. [Ralph] Abernathy. It had ceased to be strictly a labor dispute, but emerged as a matter of the dignity of minority people in Memphis. i~volved
  • that if we went the executive order route, well, it was tenuous legally. He thought that the Warren Court would find a way to support us and uphold a reasonable executive order. G: Did the demonstrations in Chicago that Martin Luther King was organizing
  • :00 Leave palace with Mrs. Martin for Royal Landing, for Floating Market Tour. Saw lots and lots of little boats with mostly women and children - selling coconuts, papaya, bananas, and roast duck. Houses on stilts - many had pictures of King and Queen
  • the Martin situation Luther in King's arrest Selma Ala Room Attendance a t 12:30 p Cabine t Meetin g Secy Vanc e John McNaughton General Earl e Wheele r Amba s s a do r Leonard U ng er to Laos Chester Coope r Secy Bal Balll -- R REE: : Jkxudao Jkxudao c
  • - - evidence d b y a smile . February 9 , 196 5 White hous e To Office George To w/ Tuesday Secretary Douglas Villon John T Connor Reedy Cabinet Room for meeting w/ To Fish Room where the President greeted Dr Martin Luther King and escorted him
  • 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
  • with Martin Luther King, Jr. FBI role vs. Secret Service role; FBI jurisdiction in cases; FBI involvement in civil rights cases, especially the murder of three civil rights workers in Mississippi and Viola Liuzzo murder.
  • on various organizations, including the ongoing investigation which had been authorized by Attorney General Bobby Kennedy on Dr. Martin Luther King. As a result, there was considerable information picked up and then turned in to our team. I forwarded all
  • Chemistr y Dr. Leo n Morgan, f Texa Joe Earle Califano Clements August White Harry House 20 1965 Friday McPherson Martin Luther Senator J W King Atlanta Ga Lee White in Fulbright Room Harry McPherso n joine d i n the lounge , whil e
  • for talk on TV about Martin Luther King, his assassination, violence, devi siveness, about working together in unity 9:10pm To Oval Office - dictated telegram to Mrs. King Signing mail and official business papers while listening to TV news reports from