A 3 A.M. Phone Call

Awakened just before 3 a.m. by the effects of a persistent cold, President Johnson was informed of a major earthquake that had struck around an Alaskan epicenter late on the previous day. Within minutes, he called Press Secretary George Reedy to discuss the matter.

Date: 
Mar 28, 1964
Participants: 
Lyndon Johnson, George Reedy
Conversation Number: 
WH6403.17-2681