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  • LBJ’s relationship with J. Edgar Hoover; legislation providing for Hoover’s retirement salary; Billie Sol Estes; White House hiring procedures during LBJ’s presidency; LBJ’s income tax information; LBJ’s concern over the assassination and the Warren
  • , it was when he was Majority Leader. The first time I met him was when Clyde Tolson, Associate Director of the FBI, and I was an assistant director, called me to his office and indicated that wouldn't it be a good idea if Mr. [J. Edgar] Hoover were
  • retaliated subsequently to this J. Edgar Hoover--you know, the J. Edgar Hoover-Robert Kennedy confrontation over who authorized wiretapping. Do you know if this was related? M: Well, the Hoover incident was earlier. The Hoover incident was in December,1966
  • hear anything from Lyndon Johnson at that time? For exampl e, it's pretty well known that it Vias Pres i dent Johnson who sent Director Hoover down to talk to you that July. J: Yes. 8: Did you hear anything from Mr. Johnson directly? J
  • in there of a subversive nature that really upset Johnson and J. Edgar Hoover, and even those in the FBI who were less witch-hunting than Hoover. They worried about King. King was not a person--he was extremely controversial. G: But there was a lot of evidence
  • .; Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee ; J. Edgar Hoover; LBJ’s visit to Atlanta during presidency; Atlanta riots, 1966-1967; National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders, final report of the Commission and LBJ’s response; Martin Luther King’s
  • would. J: Well, I .have no·secrets. First, let me say I've been a great admirer of Mr. Hoover'sJ. Edgar 1Hoover, for forty years. I think, perhaps, . . . . .' .· . Mr. Hoover .contributed as much· or more to good ·law enforcement
  • ;” work for Senator Joseph McCarthy; Justice Department and Ramsey Clark; Community Relations division; Roger Wilkins; Leroy Collins; FBI and J. Edgar Hoover; 1965 Voting Rights Act; solution to race and peace problems.
  • Johnson Administration, and I guess even back starting with the Kennedy Administration, was a whole series of ideas involving premises such as "the FBI doesn't like the civil rights movement"; "J. Edgar Hoover and Martin Luther King have a vendetta
  • Golden; Everett Dirksen; Barry Goldwater; Senator J. William Fulbright.
  • relationship with King, I think Johnson believed to a certain degree some of the things that J. Edgar Hoover was sending over about King. I think to a certain degree Johnson believed that King was hypocritical in that he was preaching all the things on religion
  • Project Bill; Bureau of the Budget; J. Edgar Hoover; LBJ-Eisenhower relationship; 1956 campaign; VP nomination; Ernest McFarland; cloture rule; Federal Highway Department; Indian affairs; Goldwater family; Hayden's father
  • well here is J. Edgar Hoover. I met him first when he was a clerk down in the Department of Justice and got to talking to him and he said there ought to be a fingerprint bureau. A murder was committed in Phoenix and I heard the man had been
  • LBJ and Senate activities, 1957; Middle East problems; disarmament issue; open curtain proposal; USIA; J. Edgar Hoover; 1957 Civil Rights Bill; Little Rock crisis; Senators Walter George and Richard Russell; Sputnik; space hearings; Johnson
  • . This is one of the agencies where cutting was easiest. G: He also--the corrmittee in the Senate as a whole, I guess, cut the FBI appropriation for the first time. R: J. Edgar Hoover agreed to it. He ca 11 ed J. Edgar and got­ - G: Oh? R: Yes. G: Let
  • in the original Un-American hearings. We know where she is. is her name. She's married. She lives in Brooklyn. So-and-so J. Edgar Hoover is sending men all over the country to investigate, because the President gave him that order. He knows this, LBJ