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9780521737524 - All the Way with LBJ - The 1964 Presidential Election - Edited by Robert David Johnson
Index

Index

1936 presidential election 10, 11, 13, 20, 55, 95, 121, 200, 210, 213, 239, 246, 267, 270, 274, 276, 296, 299, 300

1960 presidential campaign 9

A Choice, Not an Echo 230

A Texan Looks at Lyndon 229, 230

Adams, Sherman 74, 218

Adlai Stevenson 9

Alger, Bruce 297

Alsop, Joe 68, 78, 80, 106, 134

Alsop, Stewart 56, 60, 134, 266, 289

Americans for Democratic Action 11, 59, 230

Anderson, Robert 120, 124, 152, 153, 205, 206

Arizona, fall campaign 232–33

Arizona, Senate race 270, 297

Bailey, John 103, 182, 293

Baker, Bobby 9, 19

background 26

background to scandal 45–46

ethics scandal 45–49, 49–53, 91–92, 125–26, 144, 215–21

ethics scandal, political effects 53

and John Williams 48

Baker, Russell 3

Barnett, Ross 161, 186, 187

Bartlett, Charles 101, 126, 135, 179

Bass, Ross 29, 226, 297

Belair, Felix 40, 41

Black, Fred 47

Blatt, Genevieve 235, 236, 287, 294

Bliss, Ray 133

Boggs, Hale 273

Bradlee, Ben 56, 145, 174

Brewster, Daniel 119

Broder, David 67, 71, 173, 177, 192, 201

Bromwell, James 298

Brooke, Edward 102, 133

Brown, George 22, 137, 147, 245

Brown, Hank 63

Brown, Pat 36, 60, 59–60, 97, 114, 133, 146, 149, 194

Buchwald, Art 206

Bulkley, John 44

Bundy, McGeorge 41, 44, 79, 88, 149, 230, 292

Burch, Dean 66, 67, 133, 145, 193, 201, 249, 266

Burns, Hayden 167, 225, 273

Busby, Horace 136

Bush, George H. W. 104, 226, 234, 287, 297, 304

Byrd, Harry 22, 24, 173, 224, 273

Byrnes, John 216


California primary 59–60, 113–18

California, Senate race 97–98, 236–37, 286, 298

Canham, Erwin 182, 190, 228, 246, 247, 258, 289

Cannon, Howard 234, 235, 270, 286, 297

Carpenter, Liz 242, 271

Carter, Cliff 47, 147

Carvel, Elbert 144, 277, 278, 280, 281, 282, 283, 294

Case, Clifford 125, 212

Celler, Emmanuel 170

Chafee, John 120

Chancellor, John, viii 130

Chiari, Roberto 42

Childs, Marquis 77, 83, 88, 99

Church, Frank 126, 155

Civil Rights Act (1964) 2, 11, 15, 19, 65, 123, 126–28, 139, 141, 143, 165, 169, 184, 187, 197, 225, 226, 235, 237, 238, 264, 273, 296, 305

Clark, Joseph 51, 91, 170–72, 229, 235

Clifford, Clark 51, 145, 148, 149, 172, 249, 280

and Baker scandal 53

response to Jenkins scandal 248–61

Clinton, Bill 18, 303

Coleman, Bill, vii 60, 61

Committee for Forward Looking Republicans 205, 235

Connally, John 7, 29, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 130, 146, 147, 163, 168, 184, 185, 190, 194, 227, 250, 256, 297

reaction to Jenkins arrest 251

on RFK 147

Conte, Silvio 133

Cook, Don 252

Cooley, Harold 25

Cooper, John Sherman 102

Corbin, Paul 56, 57

Cotton, Norris 33, 68, 80

Cranston, Alan 97, 98, 236

Crawford, Kenneth 54, 249

Cuba

1964 fishing dispute 43–44

Culver, John 298

Curtis, Carl 33, 91, 216, 220

“daisy ad” 11, 201, 203

Daley, Richard 147, 148, 149, 164, 165, 193, 194, 200, 203

Delaware, Senate race 144, 277–83, 293–94

DeLoach, Deke 189, 251

Democratic Party

1964 national convention 159–97

Dewey, Thomas 10, 107, 200, 202, 210, 290

Dillon, Douglas 211, 285

Dingell, John 238, 239

Dirksen, Everett 28, 48, 123, 124, 126, 128, 170, 171, 172, 216, 218

Dixville Notch 80, 292

Dominick, Peter 129

Douglas, Helen Gahagan 36

Douglas, Paul 76, 126, 171

and proposed reapportionment plank 170–72

Draft Goldwater campaign 33

Drummond, Roscoe 40, 79, 80, 108, 125

Duscha, Julius 80, 110

Eastland, Jim 161, 165, 166, 167, 186, 187

Edwards, Don 223

Eisenhower, Dwight 16, 19, 30, 35, 36, 37, 40, 41, 42, 74, 76, 77, 90, 107, 110, 116, 118, 120, 121, 124, 128, 129, 130, 131, 133, 143, 205, 214, 218, 224, 226, 227, 230, 231, 249, 263, 266, 269

election results 292–99

Ellender, Allen 54

Elson, Roy 232, 233, 267, 270, 276, 297

Engle, Clair 60, 97, 98, 114, 236


Estes, Billy Sol 29, 47, 93, 125, 204, 226, 257, 264

Evans, Roy 47

farm bill, 1964 13, 25, 53, 54, 94, 95, 96, 156, 224, 275, 303, 306

Farmer, James 140, 166, 188

Faubus, Orval 167, 225

Feldman, Mike 285

Fong, Hiram 119, 233, 297

Ford, Gerald 102, 124

Foreman, Ed 47, 154, 155, 277, 297, 300

Forrestal, Mike 79, 90, 105

Fortas, Abe and 1948 Senate election 8

advises LBJ on release of financial information 145

and Baker scandal 28, 49, 53

coordinates with Hoover 261

response to articles about LBJ’s wealth 92

response to Jenkins scandal 248–61

and September revival of Baker scandal 217–18

Fowler, Henry 241

Frankel, Max 13

Freedman, Max 270, 274

Freeman, Orville 136, 138, 151, 278

frontlash 18, 20, 95, 190, 192, 199, 203, 204, 206, 207, 208, 211, 212, 232, 233, 241, 246, 247, 266, 303, 304, 305, 306

Fulbright, J. William, vii 155

Gallup, George 40, 142, 154, 211, 213

Gemmill, Henry 53, 71, 257

Georgia, fall campaign 225, 271, 296

Gilder, George 117

Gill, Thomas 170, 297

Glenn, John 61, 119, 233

Goldwater, Barry

abandons Oregon primary 108

acceptance speech 131–33

ambivalence about running 31–32

appeals to backlash sentiment 263–64

background 30

California primary 113–18

campaign staff pessimism 231

and Civil Rights Act 123

civil rights agenda 214–15

civil rights and party platform 133–34

concession statement 295

criticized by religious leaders 142

Dwight Eisenhower TV ad 230–31

emphasis on personal morality 214–15

exploits Baker scandal 224

and extremism issue 142–43

fall campaign agenda 214–15

gains ground after GOP convention 137

highlights Humphrey’s ties to ADA 230

meets with LBJ to discuss civil rights 140–42

New Hampshire primary 66–69

nomination strategy 31, 84

political effects of JFK assassination 32–33

reaction to Oregon primary 111

resignation to defeat 266

response to Jenkins scandal 256–57, 260, 261, 262

ridicules Nixon criticism 121

secures Republican nomination 128–34

Southern campaign swing 227–28

speaking style 231

standing in South 224–27

use of crime as issue 263

use of ethics issue 264–65

and Vietnam policy 116

votes on Election Day 292

Gore, Sr., Albert 226, 297

Graham, Billy 170, 261, 262

Graham, Katherine 274


Great Society 302

Green, Edith 182

Grenier, John 260

Griffin, Gerry 76

Grindle, Paul 74

Gronouski, John 99

Gross, H. R. 29, 223, 298, 299

Gruening, Ernest 126, 155, 156

Haley, J. Evetts 229

Halleck, Charles 293

Hamer, Fannie Lou 166, 184

Hamilton, Lee 293

Harkins, Paul 105

Harriman, Averell 33, 151, 189, 285, 294

Hart, Philip 126, 295

Hatfield, Mark 107, 212

Hathaway, William 293

Hays, Wayne 60, 61

Heller, Walter 138, 211

Higgins, Marguerite 284

Hill, Lister 31, 136

Hinman, George 34, 69, 74, 105, 110, 265

Hoeven, Clifford 298

Hoover, J. Edgar 48, 219, 251, 260, 261, 289, 290

Humphrey, Hubert

1968 campaign 303

convention address 197

critique of frontlash strategy 243

and GOP ethics scandals 223

on LBJ’s handling of the vice-presidential nomination 16

and MFDP controversy 166

relationship with LBJ 17

selection as vice-presidential nominee 193–94

Senate career 17

vice-presidential candidacy 56, 57–58

on vice-presidential competitors 172–73, 173–74

Indiana primary 99–100

Iowa, election results 298–99

Jacobs, Andrew 293

Jenkins, Walter 2, 19, 20, 45, 46, 51, 54, 61, 64, 146, 166, 188, 189, 197, 248, 249, 250, 251, 252, 253, 254, 255, 256, 257, 258, 259, 260, 248–61, 261, 262, 263, 265, 267, 281, 285, 299, 301, 306

background 46

sex scandal and aftermath 248–61

Jensen, Ben 298

John Birch Society 31, 69, 115, 142, 226, 269

Johnson, Lady Bird 2, 6, 28, 29, 46, 92, 145, 152, 182, 183, 185, 241, 242, 252, 253, 256, 259, 261, 271, 272, 273, 274, 275, 276, 292

background 6

response to Jenkins scandal 256

Southern campaign tour 271–74

Johnson, Lyndon

and 1940 rump Texas convention 163

1941 and 1948 Senate bids 4–8

and 1964 farm bill 53–54, 94–96

alternatives to frontlash strategy 241–46

analysis of GOP race 128

appeals for unity 211

appeals to business interests 96, 206

Arizona campaign 232–33

arrival in Atlantic City 194

asks RFK’s help against Williams 286

avoids campaign discussion of Vietnam 230

boasts of legislation passed 139

and California politics 59–60

campaign commercials 203

campaign finance irregularities 253–54

campaign style 267–68

campaigns in Dover 283

campaigns with RFK in New York 286

complains about GOP tactics toward blacks 296–97

complains about media coverage of victory 302

complains about RFK victory speech 294

concern with backlash 139–40, 237–38, 239

concerned with RFK stampeding convention 189

concerns about political effects of Vietnam events 124–25

consideration of McNamara for vice-presidential nomination 150

considers Mansfield for vice-presidential nomination 175–77

considers withdrawal from race 182–83

convention address 197

conviction that Baker scandal was RFK-inspired 221

critiques Humphrey’s performance 175, 245, 269

and Cuba 43–44

and Delaware Senate race 144, 277–83

demands Humphrey’s loyalty 174

Detroit Labor Day address 207–10

develops frontlash strategy 137–38

discusses backlash with RFK 135, 141

dominance of convention 190

early political career 3–4

early presidential policies 12–13

efforts to close down Baker inquiry 125–26

and election results 292–99

eliminates RFK as vice-presidential possibility 148–50

emphasis on margin of victory 244, 67

fear of appearing excessively partisan 243

final campaign swing 290–92

foreign policy as president 13–14

frontlash strategy 190–93, 199, 204–5, 206–14

funds Maine and Vermont campaigns 246

on Goldwater’s chances for nomination 69, 124

and GOP attacks on foreign policy 44–45

GOP support for 212–13

on Humphrey vice-presidential candidacy 58

inconsistent economic message 211

interpretation of political history 9–11

involvement with convention details 160

on John Connally 65

and John Williams 49, 219

jokes about Vietnam with McNamara 231

laments Georgia loss 296

laments Williams victory in Delaware 294

and last-minute scandal rumors 289–90

liberals’ view of 188–89

Lodge and Vietnam policy 77–79, 87–90, 106

media analysis of personal wealth 145

meets with Goldwater to discuss civil rights 140–42

and MFDP compromise 183–87, 187–88

and Miller ethics scandals 221–23

and Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party 67, 181–82

and national politics, 1960 9

New England campaign swing 239–41

New Orleans address 273–74

offers assistance to Howard Cannon 235

and Ohio politics 60–61

opinion of George H.W. Bush 226

opinion of media 160, 204

and origins of Baker scandal 49–53

and Panama 42–43

and peace issue 91, 157, 201, 244

personal attacks against Goldwater 138–39, 245, 268–70

on political effects of Civil Rights Act 126

popular doubts about integrity 263

and poverty policy 54–55

power over campaign 200, 244–45

and proposed reapportionment plank 170–72

public image 73, 93–94

pushes for more campaign funds 245

racial covenants on property 222

raises money against John Williams 283

reaches out to Billy Graham 261–62

reaction to “daisy ad” 201–3

reaction to GOP convention 135–36

relationship with Mary Lasker 253

relationship with Walter Jenkins 248

responds to PRC nuclear test 259

response to Baker scandal 91–92

response to Jenkins scandal 248–61, 263

and RFK vice-presidential candidacy 55–57, 96–97, 146–48, 150–52

on Rockefeller’s political chances 70

as Senate majority Leader 9

and September revival of Baker scandal 215–21

speculates on popular reaction to Jenkins arrest 250

standing in South 167–69, 224–27, 274–76

targets Ed Foreman 277

on Texas politics 93

and Tonkin Gulf Resolution 157

UCLA speech on Vietnam 77–78

use of polls 200, 245

use of telephone 2

victory speech 297

votes on Election Day 292

and Wallace threat 100

watches Delaware returns 293

weaknesses of frontlash strategy 241

and Wisconsin primary 58–59, 99

Johnson, Paul 161

Johnston, Olin 224

Jordan, B. Everett 28, 54, 91, 95, 143, 215, 216, 220

Kampelman, Max 57, 172

Kassebaum, Nancy Landon 295

Katzenbach, Nicholas 141, 218, 237, 255

Kearns, Doris 1

Keating, Kenneth 119, 131, 189, 212, 233, 284, 286

Kefauver, Estes 29, 68, 226

Kempton, Murray 144

Kennedy, John 9

Kennedy, Robert 116

and 1964 Cuba crisis 44

announces Senate candidacy 189

convention address 196

discusses backlash with LBJ 135, 141

and New Hampshire primary 82

Newsweek interview on vice presidency 146

reaction to vice-presidential exclusion 150–52

Senate race 283–86

vice-presidential candidacy 16, 55–57, 96–97

victory in Senate race 294

Kennedy, Ted 293

Kerner, Otto 295

Khanh, Nguyen 78

Kiker, Douglas 151, 160, 197, 198, 199, 200

Kilgore, Joe 3, 63, 226

King, John 293

King, Jr., Martin Luther 162, 166


Kitchel, Dennis 266

Kleindienst, Richard 66

Kohlmeier, Louis 92, 93

Kraft, Joe 192

Krock, Arthur 80

KTBC 6, 29, 45, 64, 92, 93, 145, 263

Kuchel, Thomas 102, 114, 237

Kyl, John 298

Landon, Alf 121, 200, 213, 246

Landrum, Phil 225, 296

Lasker, Mary 216, 252, 253, 254

Lausche, Frank 220

Lawrence, Dave 182, 216

Laxalt, Paul 234, 235, 270, 286, 297

Lesinski, John 238, 239

Lewis, Anthony 149, 171

Lewis, Ted 176, 193

Lincoln, Gould 84, 87, 288

Lippmann, Walter 96, 100, 123, 133, 301

Lodge, George 74, 83, 102, 110

Lodge, Henry Cabot

and 1963 South Vietnamese coup 38–39

analysis of Oregon defeat 110–12

background 37–38

campaign agenda 86–87

campaign strategy 87, 90, 100–103

on Goldwater’s weakness 102

historical parallels to candidacy 42

media analysis of strength 106–7

meets Nixon in Saigon 85–86

New Hampshire write-in campaign 73–77, 80–82

and Oregon primary 107–10

origins of 1964 campaign 39–42

performance in post-New Hampshire primaries 103–5

popular appeal 84–85

reaction to GOP convention 131

reaction to New Hampshire win 82–83, 83

resigns as ambassador to Vietnam 124–25

rumored support for LBJ in fall election 212

Vietnam policy 87–90, 106

Loeb, William 32, 69, 76, 82

Long, Russell 167, 274

Louisiana, fall campaign 274

Lubell, Samuel 94, 109, 167, 258, 263

MacArthur, Douglas 77

Maguire, Richard 253

Mann, Thomas 43

Mansfield, Mike 17, 28, 78, 92, 98, 126, 153, 170, 171, 172, 175, 176, 177, 181, 216, 218

considered for vice-presidential nomination 175–77

Martin, John Bartlow

critique of frontlash strategy 242–43

Maryland primary 119–20

McCarthy, Eugene 70, 150, 172, 173, 176, 255

McClellan, John 47, 219, 220

McCloskey, Matt 215, 216, 217, 218, 219, 220, 251, 254, 258

McCormack, John 25, 160

McDonald, David 135

McGovern, George 95, 155

McGrory, Mary 129, 138, 139, 149, 183, 196, 263, 271, 274

McKeithen, John 29, 167, 224, 273, 274

McLendon, Gordon 64, 93

McLendon, L. P. 28

McNamara, Robert, vii 44, 67, 78, 79, 82, 98, 102, 150, 151, 152, 153, 230, 231, 285

Mechem, Edwin 119

Medicaid 302

Medicare 302

Mesta, Perle 178, 179

Miller, William, vii 130, 131, 142, 143, 173, 205, 221, 222, 223, 230, 255, 257, 267

ethics scandals 221–23

Miller, Zell 225

Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party 161–63, 67, 181–82, 183–87, 187–88


Mohr, Charles 68

Molitor, Graham 34, 116

Mollenhoff, Clark 28, 48, 56

Moore, Dan 29, 224, 242, 273

Morganthau, Hans 67

Morse, Wayne 156

Morton, Thruston 102

Mothers for a Moral America 257, 264

Moyers, Bill 58, 128, 139, 141, 146, 160, 171, 172, 176, 188, 194, 201, 208, 210, 211, 230, 261, 293, 296

Mullen, Robert 74, 83, 104, 108

Murphy, George 33, 237, 298

Musmanno, Michael 236

National Committee for an Effective Congress 288

Nelson, Gaylord 59, 58–59, 95, 126, 155

Nevada, Senate race 234–35, 270, 287, 297

New Hampshire primary 66–82

New York, Senate race 283–86, 294

Nixon, Richard

1968 campaign 303

analyzes Republican race 85

anti-Lodge campaign in Oregon 109

background 35–37

criticizes LBJ on foreign policy 43, 44–45

early 1964 positioning 72

meets Lodge in Saigon 85–86

political image 37

questions Goldwater candidacy 121

Rockefeller staff analysis 117–18

None Dare Call It Treason 230

Novak, Robert 24, 34, 40, 72, 104, 118, 131, 134, 137, 146, 147, 189

O’Brien, Larry 94, 96, 150, 189, 200, 202, 216, 221, 229, 233, 242, 244, 246, 275, 278, 286, 288, 299

doubts viability of frontlash strategy 246

O’Daniel, W. Lee (“Pappy”) 5, 7

O’Donnell, Ken 56, 57, 63, 150, 176, 189, 199, 221, 244, 263, 269

O’Neill, Thomas 125, 192, 210

Ohio primary 60–61

Orange County 31, 114

Oregon primary 107–10

analysis 110–12

Otten, Al 73, 110, 188, 301

Panama Canal Zone

1964 riots 42–43

Parr, George 7

Pearson, Drew 52, 88, 106, 133

Pell, Claiborne 51

Pennsylvania primary 103–4

Pennsylvania, Senate race 235–36, 287, 295

Peterson, Stephen 298

Profumo affair 257

Proposition 14 (California open housing referendum) 70, 72, 115, 237, 297

Proxmire, William 58–59

Pulliam, Eugene 232

Quayle, Oliver 144, 190, 292, 296

Rabb, Maxwell 87, 105

Rauh, Joseph 59, 162, 184

Reagan, Ronald 179, 265, 304

Reedy, George 51, 99, 138, 140, 145, 157, 182, 222, 274

Republican Party, 1964 national convention 128–34

Republican Party, 1964 nomination race 32–42, 66–90, 100–112, 113–18, 113–24, 128–34

Reston, Richard 16

Reston, Scotty 55, 67, 75, 77, 254, 255, 259, 289

Reuther, Walter 24, 59, 165, 181, 205, 207, 243, 283

Reynolds, Don 45, 46, 47, 49, 51, 52, 59, 88, 92, 119, 215, 217, 218, 220, 251, 254, 255, 258, 295, 301

Reynolds, John 58–59, 99


Rhodes, Jim 134, 212

Robertson, A. Willis 220, 273

Robertson, A. Wllis 220

Rockefeller, Happy 118

Rockefeller, Nelson

Alf Landon analyzes defeat 121

background 33–34

California primary 113–18

campaign strategy 34–35

denounces Scranton indecisiveness 121

on Goldwater and civil rights 123

on Lodge’s New Hampshire candidacy 77

New Hampshire primary 69–70

Oregon primary 107–10

reaction to Oregon win 113

shares Goldwater material with Johnson campaign 204

speech at GOP convention 129

Romney, George 32, 84, 87, 102, 120, 295

Roosevelt, Franklin Delano 3, 4, 5, 6, 10, 12, 20, 25, 30, 94, 121, 136, 138, 139, 160, 163, 190, 210, 246, 267, 276, 299

Rose, Alex 1, 269, 306

Rovere, Richard 30, 100, 155, 156, 157, 179, 196, 241

Rowe, Jim 4, 150, 161, 174, 175, 206, 244, 290

Rusk, Dean 78, 88, 89, 151, 153, 212, 230

Russell, Richard 9, 24, 29, 49, 51, 54, 106, 155, 225, 229, 271, 273

Rutherford, J. T. 47

Salinger, Pierre 97, 236, 286

Sanders, Carl, vii 17, 29, 164, 165, 184, 185, 186, 187, 223, 225, 271, 296, 306

Sawyer, Grant 230, 234

Sayre, Francis 2

Schlafly, Phyllis 230

Schlesinger, Jr., Arthur 151, 172, 189, 285

Schmidhauser, John 298

Schwengel, Fred 298

Schwerner, Rita 166

Scott, Hugh 91, 119, 120, 125, 229, 233, 235, 294

Scranton, William

background 35

candidacy fails 128–29

decides to run 122

at GOP Governors’ Conference 120–21

indecision on running 72

Pennsylvania primary 103

Shadegg, Stephen 108

Shivers, Allan 62, 63

Shriver, Sargent 55, 58, 98, 150, 172, 173

Smathers, George 49, 51, 166, 168

Smith, Frank 149, 222, 236, 287, 294

Smith, Howard 161

Smith, Margaret Chase 70–72, 103

Smith, Steve 285

Snyder, Gene 293

Social Security 67, 71, 101, 107, 203, 228, 237

Starnes, Richard 285

Stassen, Harold 104, 107, 122

Stennis, John 161, 186

Stevenson, Adlai 56

Stevenson, Coke 7

Stormer, John 230

Strout, Richard 40, 48, 52, 73, 122, 215, 227, 228, 232, 263, 289

Taft, Jr., Robert 7, 61, 104, 234

Talmadge, Herman 271

Tennessee Valley Authority 228

Tennessee, fall campaign 225–26

Texas primary 93, 104

Texas, fall campaign 226–27

Texas, Senate race 226–27, 234, 287, 297

TFX controversy 47, 48, 125

Thomas, Albert 64

Thurmond, Strom 17, 120, 224, 228, 229, 265, 271, 305

and 1948 campaign 10

switches to GOP 228–29


Tonkin Gulf Resolution 157

Tower, John 32, 126, 305

Truman, Harry 10, 11, 68, 77, 103, 138, 164, 178, 200, 210, 256, 285

Tydings, Joseph 97, 233

Unruh, Jesse 60, 97

Valenti, Jack 51, 136, 141, 150, 204

Vietnam, role in fall campaign 230

Vietnam, U.S. policy toward 77–80, 82, 87–90, 106, 124–25, 157

voter suppression efforts 297

Voting Rights Act 302

Wagner, Robert 140, 169, 189, 285

Wallace, George 12, 15, 70, 98, 99, 100, 113, 119, 120, 134, 136, 137, 186, 237

abandons presidential bid 136–37

considers third-party campaign 120

Maryland campaign 119–20

Weaver, Warren 29, 70

Weisl, Edwin 138, 143, 169, 250, 254

Welsh, Matthew 99

Weltner, Charles 225, 296

White, F. Clifton 31, 114, 133

White, William S. 8, 41, 87, 98, 175, 176, 188, 271

Wicker, Tom 107, 151

Wilkins, Roy 130, 144, 165, 166, 279

Williams, Edward Bennett 217, 218

Williams, John 26, 27, 28, 46, 47, 48, 49, 91, 125, 126, 144, 215, 216, 217, 218, 219, 220, 221, 255, 258, 277, 278, 280, 281, 282, 283, 284, 286, 292, 294, 299, 300, 306

background 28

and initiation of Bobby Baker inquiry 45–49

learns of Jenkins arrest 249

and media coverage of Jenkins scandal 258

responds to LBJ Delaware visit 283

and September revival of Baker scandal 215–21

Willkie, Wendell, 1940 campaign 10, 42, 107

Wilson, Earl 293

Wilson, Henry 135, 138, 152, 157, 233, 288

Wilson, Richard 53, 55, 82, 90, 125, 190, 192

Wirtz, Willard 124, 200

Wisconsin primary 58–59, 99

Wortham, Gus 245

Wright, Jim 64

Yarborough, Ralph 29, 47, 61, 62, 63, 64, 93, 226, 227, 234, 287, 297

Yates, Sidney 218

Yorty, Sam 60

Young, Stephen 61, 234, 295




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