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“That Scares Me”

 

Photo credit: Yoichi Okamoto

Conversation Details

Speaking with FBI deputy director Cartha D. “Deke” DeLoach, President Johnson expressed his fears about contacts between Communist embassies in Washington and prominent Senate critics of his Vietnam policies. Johnson used the opportunity to criticize former assistant secretary of state for Security and Consular Affairs Abba P. Schwartz, who had resigned his post amid charges that he was being targeted for removal.

 

Date:
March 14, 1966
Topic:
Anti-war Movement
Location:
Oval Office
Conversation:
WH6603-07-9888

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