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“They’re Trying to Pressure You”

 

Photo credit: Yoichi Okamoto

Conversation Details

After President Johnson mentioned a protest at his ranch by a group of anti-poverty activists from Syracuse, Chicago mayor Richard J. "Dick" Daley expressed his frustration with the Community Action Program. Johnson and Daley then discussed the possibility of replacing R. Sargent Shriver as head of the Office of Economic Opportunity. 

 

Date:
December 24, 1965
Location:
LBJ Ranch
Conversation:
WH6512-04-9329

Conversation Participants