Edward Kennedy

K6311-01A-24

Date: 
Saturday, November 23, 1963
Participants: 
Lyndon Johnson, Edward Kennedy
Location: 
White House Telephone
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Published in The Presidential Recordings: Lyndon B. Johnson: The Kennedy Assassination and the Transfer of Power,
November 1963–January 1964, Volume One, November 22-30, 1963
, edited by Max Holland (New York: W.W. Norton, 2005), p.125

WH6812-03-13832

Date: 
Monday, December 30, 1968
Participants: 
Lyndon Johnson, Edward Kennedy
Location: 
LBJ Ranch
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WH6806-01-13113

Participants: 
Lyndon Johnson, Edward Kennedy
Location: 
Mansion
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A few minutes fter midnight on June 5, 1968, Democratic presidential candidate Senator Robert F. Kennedy was shot shortly after claiming victory in the California Democratic primary in Los Angeles. He was rushed to hospital in a critical condition.  

WH6503-01-7006

Date: 
Monday, March 1, 1965
Participants: 
Lyndon Johnson, Edward Kennedy
Location: 
Oval Office
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The recording begins while the conversation is already in progress.

Dictabelt 11B4-11C1

Participants: 
John Kennedy, Edward Kennedy
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WH6509-07-8902

Participants: 
Lyndon Johnson, Joseph Kennedy, Edward Kennedy, Ann Gargan
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WH6505-07-7623

Participants: 
Hubert Humphrey, Edward Kennedy, Philip Hart
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Senator Edward Kennedy calls Vice President Hubert Humphrey to discuss a possible compromise on his Poll Tax amendmant to the Voting Rights Bill.

Edward Kennedy: Hello? Mr. Vice-President?

Vice-President Humphrey: Yes, Ted?

WH6503-13-7156

Participants: 
Lyndon Johnson, Edward Kennedy
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President Johnson: I am going to have Dean Rusk and the Chief Justice [Earl Warren] are going to be at Runnymede where the Magna Carta was signed, and they are dedicating a portion of it to President [John F.] Kennedy.1

Edward M. (Ted) Kennedy: Uh-huh.

  • 1. Runnymede is located in the county of Surrey, England.

WH6408-19-4908

Participants: 
Lyndon Johnson, Edward Kennedy
Location: 
Oval Office
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WH6503-04-7043

Date: 
Monday, March 8, 1965 - 9:10pm
Participants: 
Lyndon Johnson, Edward Kennedy
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Edward Kennedy: Sorry to call you at this hour. This afternoon, I am speaking for the first time up in the state to the legislature tomorrow. And I’ve been working on a speech for the legislature, and I haven’t been completely satisfied with the way that this has sort of developed.

WH6411-02-6143

Date: 
Wednesday, November 4, 1964
Participants: 
Lyndon Johnson, Edward Kennedy
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After polls closed on the evening of 3 November, it was clear that Senator Edward Kennedy had won his bid for reelection handily, beating the Republican challenger, Howard Whitmore, Jr., on the order of 74 percent to 25 percent of the vote.

WH6406-19-3967

Date: 
Tuesday, June 30, 1964 - 5:35pm
Participants: 
Lyndon Johnson, Edward Kennedy
Location: 
Oval Office
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On the night of 19 June 1964, a plane carrying Senator Edward Kennedy crashed in Western Massachusetts in poor weather conditions. Pulled from the crash by fellow Senator, Birch Bayh [D-Indiana], Kennedy suffered severe injuries, including fractured vertebrae, a collapsed lung, and fractured ribs.

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