LBJ and Robert McNamara, 8/4/64, 9.15p.





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Published on Jul 21, 2012

Telephone Conversation between President Johnson and Robert McNamara.

Citation No.: 4706

August 4, 1964
Time: 9:15PM

Speakers: President Johnson and Robert McNamara.

General Topics: Defense; National Politics; Speeches; Vietnam

Topics: McNamara Reports On Delay Of Aircraft Launch In Retaliatory Raid Following Tonkin Gulf Attacks, Recommends Deletion Of Sentence On Targets From LBJ's Statement; Efforts To Reach Goldwater; LBJ Questions Whether Timing Of Address Will Endanger US Forces

More info on the LBJ telephone conversations: http://www.lbjlib.utexas.edu/johnson/...

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