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LBJ and Martin Luther King, Jr., on the Republican Party

King had called Johnson to discuss the voting rights bill. In the discussion, the President emphasized the importance of gaining Republican support, and then offered his assessment of the Grand Old Party's prospects for the future.

Date:  Jul 07, 1965
Participants:  Lyndon Johnson, Martin Luther King
Conversation Number:  WH6507.02 #8311-8313

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