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Telephone conversation from Lyndon B. Johnson to Martin Luther King, Jr. on January 15, 1965 at 12:06 p.m.

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Creator:Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973
Title:Telephone conversation from Lyndon B. Johnson to Martin Luther King, Jr. on January 15, 1965 at 12:06 p.m.
Date:1965 Jan. 15
Description:

In this conversation, Lyndon Johnson describes his strategy for pursuing Federal action to insure voting rights for African American citizens. The President tells Martin Luther King that he would like to pursue equal voting rights within the broader strategy for passing Great Society legislation in the coming year.

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Types:Sound
Subjects:Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973 | King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 | African Americans--Civil Rights | Civil rights--United States | African Americans--Suffrage | Suffrage--United States | Voter registration--United States | Voting registrars--United States | Washington (D.C.)
Collection:Presidential Timeline of the Twentieth Century
Institution:Lyndon Baines Johnson Library
Contributors:Lyndon Baines Johnson Library
Online Publisher:Austin, TX: Learning Technology Center. The University of Texas at Austin; | Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration | 2008
Original Material:

Collection: Recordings and Transcripts of Telephone Conversations and Meetings, 11/22/1963 - 01/03/1969, Series: White House Telephone Recordings and Transcripts, 11/22/1963 - 01/03/1969, Lyndon Baines Johnson Library.

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