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“We Just Have Got to Act Quickly”

 

Photo credit: Frank Wolfe

Conversation Details

North Korea’s seizure of the USS Pueblo, a small cargo ship that the US Navy had recently refurbished for electronic intelligence gathering, stunned the Johnson administration. President Johnson discussed the incident with Secretary of Defense Robert S. “Bob” McNamara. 

 

Date:
January 24, 1968
Location:
Mansion
Conversation:
WH6801-01-12610

Conversation Participants