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“He Ought to Be Removed”

 

Photo credit: Yoichi Okamoto

Conversation Details

In this conversation with Speaker of the House John W. McCormack [D– Massachusetts], President Johnson explained his veto of a bill that would have given Congress 120 days to review the closure of military bases. Johnson also complained about the irresponsible comments made by the bill’s sponsor, House Armed Services Committee chair L. Mendel Rivers [D– South Carolina], about U.S. policy toward China.

 

Date:
August 23, 1965
Topic:
Congress, China
Location:
Oval Office
Conversation:
WH6508-10-8620

Conversation Participants