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“I’m Not a Hater and a Bigot”

 

Photo credit: Yoichi Okamoto

Conversation Details

As President Johnson prepared to appoint two Black Americans to the federal judiciary, he spoke with Whitney M. Young Jr., the head of the National Urban League and a prominent voice on civil rights. Johnson wanted Young to spread the message that LBJ was a friend of Blacks.

 

Date:
January 6, 1964
Topic:
Judiciary, Appointments
Location:
Oval Office
Conversation:
WH6401-06-1197

Conversation Participants