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  • motivated. We want to thank them in advance for what they were going to do. The bottom line was we ought to try to at least informally organize them rather than be totally dependent on brief telephone conversations that had taken place over a period of time
  • Johnson had a telephone conversation, sort of trying to work out their problems and difficulties. My recollection is that John Connally was upset that he had taken it. I may be wrong in that, though. G: Oh, I think that's right. Well, how would you
  • with LBJ, including one in which an unknown woman accidentally interrupted their conversation, not believing LBJ was who he identified himself to be; the LBJ Library fountain spraying prestigious visitors at the Library dedication; Nixon's failed secret
  • you talked to LBJ frequently by telephone in that period. Any notable conversations that you recall? W: Yes, two or three. In the first and most important, which took place before our first Ranch visit, I asked his advice and help on gelling
  • with Ernest Lefever, who was working with Congressman Hale Boggs, chairman of the Platform Committee, and after dozens of telephone calls--I tried to hammer out an agreed draft. By Sunday I thought we had a draft that would be generally acceptable, and I gave
  • LBJ's 1958 interview with Paul Ringler of the Milwaukee Journal; LBJ's practice of making telephone calls while people were in his office; Senator LBJ's ability to get information from people on the telephone; LBJ's tactics to gain Senate passage
  • as effective and as convincing and played the role of the leader. One of the things that he did, which I think probably is not the proper thing to do, but nevertheless is very impressive, was to call a couple of people on his telephone and put the conversation
  • were disturbed by her conversion to Catholicism--that she had gained a lot from it. I didn't know from a political point of view if this would hurt the President, but certainly from a personal point of view I thought Luci was very happy
  • ." comment . That was his only I know the history of what happened . I know the conversation between McCormack, Wright Patman, and Sam Rayburn . I know Sam's feeling . I know I delivered the message to Jack Kennedy ; I gave him Sam's telephone number
  • , the substantive part I told you about. The conversation constantly included matters of world events and his participation and his decisions. That's what I meant by saying I was surprised that he had somebody in the press that close, because he was often talking
  • at this point on Saturday that the whole package would be signed? F: Yes, he was. That apparently was a very heated telephone conversation. Whether it was in the course of that or some other conversation with the President, two days before the end of the term
  • , she didn't fuss much then. PB: Mr. Mayor, I understand that when the telephone company changed over to the dial system for long distance you had a very interesting telephone conversation. Can you tell us about it? WR: Yes. At that time I called