President Johnson and Mrs. Nathan Schwerner

Earlier in the day, a car driven by the three missing civil rights workers--Andrew Goodman, James Chaney, and Michael Schwerner--was found burned. Shortly before this phone call, President Johnson had received word that previous reports about the workers being inside of it were wrong. Here, he called Michael's Schwerner's mother to let her know. Three hours before the call, at 5:39 P.M., the President had met with Schwerner's father and Andrew Goodman's parents.

Date: 
Jun 23, 1964
Participants: 
Lyndon Johnson, Mrs. Nathan Schwerner
Conversation Number: 
WH6406.16 #3882