Interview with George Christian, 1981

 
04/30/1981
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George Christian was the White House Press Secretary under President Johnson. Here he discusses the 1968 presidential election, specifically: Johnson’s decision not to run, the Democratic National Convention in Chicago, and the transition to the Nixon administration. He also discusses Johnson’s plans for peace in Vietnam, his administration’s internal struggles around ending the war, and the Nixon campaign’s interference with the peace negotiations.

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