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“It Doesn’t Bother Me One Bit”

 

Photo credit: Yoichi Okamoto

Conversation Details

President Johnson consulted with former president Dwight D. Eisenhower about a potential appointment for Gen. Andrew J. Goodpaster, who had disclosed a family tragedy and wanted Johnson to be aware of it. Johnson and Eisenhower discussed the matter and agreed that in this circumstance, professional ability and integrity outweighed family history.

 

Date:
January 25, 1966
Topic:
Appointments
Location:
Oval Office
Conversation:
WH6601-10-9533

Conversation Participants