White House Operator: He'll be with you in just a moment, sir.
Hubert Humphrey: OK.
Telephone operators heard speaking indistinctly in the background.
President Johnson: Hello?
Humphrey: Hello, Mr. President.
Five days before the midterm election, Vice President Hubert Humphrey and President Lyndon Johnson briefly compared notes.
Recording starts after conversation has begun.
Hubert Humphrey: That was a great press conference.
President Johnson: Well, I don't know.
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?
Editorial Note: The State Department Office of the Historian transcribed this conversation and published the transcript in: Foreign Relations of the United States, 1964-1968: Vietnam, September 1968-January 1973.
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