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A 3 A.M. Phone Call

Awakened just before 3 a.m. by the effects of a persistent cold, President Johnson was informed of a major earthquake that had struck around an Alaskan epicenter late on the previous day. Within minutes, he called Press Secretary George Reedy to discuss the matter.

Date:  Mar 28, 1964
Participants:  Lyndon Johnson, George Reedy
Conversation Number:  WH6403.17-2681

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