George Reedy

WH6408-42-5270

Date: 
Sunday, August 30, 1964 - 11:19pm - 11:27pm
Participants: 
Lyndon Johnson, George Reedy
Location: 
LBJ Ranch
Listen: 


The Houston Post and Oceanside Daily Blade-Tribune, a local California newspaper, had both published stories that Reedy had resigned after a disagreement with Johnson over whether the President should go to Atlantic City Wednesday night for the Democratic National Convention.

WH6408-42-5263

Date: 
Sunday, August 30, 1964 - 1:24pm - 1:30pm
Participants: 
Lyndon Johnson, George Reedy
Location: 
LBJ Ranch
Listen: 


After a press office mix-up that resulted in a number of reporters turning up at the LBJ Ranch, George Reedy offers his resignation.

The operator connects the call.

President Johnson: Hello?

George Reedy: Mr. President.

President Johnson: Yeah?

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