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Thomas C. "Tom" Mann

(November 11, 1912 – January 23, 1999)

Thomas C. "Tom" Mann was U.S. ambassador to Mexico from May 1961 to December 1963; special assistant to the president and coordinator of the Alliance for Progress from 1964 to 1965; and U.S. under secretary of state for economic affairs from 1965 to 1966.

Tom Mann and President Johnson talk to each other at desk

"We've Been Talking Enough"

  December 9, 1963
President Lyndon Johnson talks with Katharine M. “Kay” Graham of the Washington Post

“Before It Goes to Hell”

  February 19, 1964