Lyndon B. Johnson


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Interviewees discuss the presidency of Lyndon B. Johnson (1963-1969).

Highlights
Betty Cole Dukert on various Presidents and Meet the Press: Lyndon B. Johnson
Walter Cronkite on his on-air editorial that he felt the country should get out of Vietnam; what this meant to the country and the Johnson administration
Barbara Walters on informally meeting President Lyndon Johnson
Dan Rather on covering the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago and Lyndon Johnson
Tom and Dick Smothers on their relationship with the Johnson administration
Executive Producer Lewis Bernstein on how executives Joan Ganz Cooney and Lloyd Morrisett's approach to Sesame Street was an outgrowth of Lyndon Johnson's "Great Society"
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Lewis Bernstein

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Executive Producer Lewis Bernstein on how executives Joan Ganz Cooney and Lloyd Morrisett's approach to Sesame Street was an outgrowth of Lyndon Johnson's "Great Society"

Walter Cronkite

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Walter Cronkite on his on-air editorial that he felt the country should get out of Vietnam; what this meant to the country and the Johnson administration

Sam Donaldson

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Sam Donaldson on covering the 1971 Fulbright Hearings on Vietnam 

Betty Cole Dukert

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Betty Cole Dukert on various Presidents and Meet the Press: Lyndon B. Johnson

Reuven Frank

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Reuven Frank on the 1964 Democratic presidential convention
Reuven Frank on the 1964 Democratic political convention, which produced Lyndon B. Johnson as the nominee

William Froug

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William Froug on doing a film with Rod Serling after JFK died introducing Lyndon Johnson to the world

Leonard H. Goldenson

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Leonard Goldenson on his close relationships with several American Presidents - Lyndon B. Johnson

Lucy Jarvis

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Lucy Jarvis on producing the NBC News documentary Who Shall Live?

Ted Koppel

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Ted Koppel on reporting on JFK's assassination for ABC radio

Brian Lamb

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Brian Lamb on the Detroit riots of 1967
Brian Lamb on his Navy career in the Johnson White House

Robert MacNeil

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Robert MacNeil on working on The Huntley-Brinkley Report and covering the 1964 campaign
Robert MacNeil on how Kennedy and Johnson dealt with the press

Bill Monroe

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Bill Monroe on NBC News' coverage of the Vietnam War, and on covering the Lyndon B. Johnson administration

Bill Moyers

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Bill Moyers on meeting Senator Lyndon Johnson
Bill Moyers on becoming White House Press Secretary
Bill Moyers on Lyndon Johnson not being good on television
Bill Moyers on the relationship between the Johnson administration and the press during the Vietnam War
Bill Moyers on Lyndon Johnson and television 
Bill Moyers on Lyndon Johnson's thoughts on public television

Dan Rather

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Dan Rather on covering the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago and Lyndon Johnson
Dan Rather on reporting on President Johnson

Marlene Sanders

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Marlene Sanders on co-anchoring LBJ's inauguration with Peter Jennings

Max Schindler

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Max Schindler on directing the coverage of the Kennedy assassination for NBC News
Max Schindler on directing coverage of the Vietnam War for NBC News

Tom Smothers

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Tom and Dick Smothers on their relationship with the Johnson administration

Dick Smothers

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Tom and Dick Smothers on their relationship with the Johnson administration

Sanford Socolow

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Sanford Socolow on the friendship between Frank Stanton and Lyndon Johnson and whether it influenced CBS news coverage of Vietnam

Frank Stanton

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Frank Stanton on his relationship with Lyndon B. Johnson

Robert Trout

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Robert Trout on covering the 1964 Democratic Convention (Lyndon B. Johnson)

Barbara Walters

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Barbara Walters on informally meeting President Lyndon Johnson

Perry Wolff

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Perry Wolff on going to work for CBS making documentaries and his friendship with Lady Bird Johnson, wife of President Lyndon B. Johnson

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