Thurgood Marshall

WH6507-01-8307

Date: 
Wednesday, July 7, 1965 - 1:30pm - 1:37pm
Participants: 
Lyndon Johnson, Thurgood Marshall
Location: 
White House Telephone
Listen: 


In this call, President Johnson asks Judge Thurgood Marshall to be Solicitor General to replace Archibald Cox, who was planning to resign his post and return to his position at Harvard University's Law School. In 1961, President Kennedy had appointed, Marshall, at the time Chief Counsel for the NAACP, to the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

WH6507-01-8310

Date: 
Wednesday, July 7, 1965 - 6:30pm - 6:32pm
Participants: 
Lyndon Johnson, Thurgood Marshall
Location: 
Unknown
Listen: 


Following up on their phone conversation earlier in the afternoon in which President Johnson offered Thurgood Marshall the position of Solicitor General (see Conversation WH6507-01-8307), Marshall called back to reschedule his visit to the White House.

WH6606-01-9403

Date: 
Monday, January 3, 1966 - 10:15am
Participants: 
Lyndon Johnson, Thurgood Marshall
Location: 
White House Telephone
Listen: 


President Johnson: Yes?

White House Operator: The Solicitor General, 9-0.

President Johnson: Hello?

Thurgood Marshall: Good morning, sir. Happy New Year.

President Johnson: Fine, Judge. Glad to hear you.

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