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“Don’t Let Them Get You Down”

 

Photo credit: Robert Knudsen

Conversation Details

At the end of 1966, after a recent hernia operation and a year of political setbacks and growing criticism from the left and the right, President Johnson received the Christmas gift of encouragement from a prominent Republican: Clare Boothe Luce, the playwright, ambassador, and former congresswoman from Connecticut. 

 

Date:
December 27, 1966
Location:
LBJ Ranch
Conversation:
WH6612-12-11221

Conversation Participants