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LBJ and Mrs. Nellie Connally

During the flight aboard Air Force One from Dallas back to Washington immediately following President Kennedy's assassination, President Johnson made some calls that were routed throught the White House. Shortly after expressing their condolences to Mrs. Rose Kennedy, the Johnsons spoke to Nellie Connally, wife of John Connally. The Texas governor, the only other person injured in the shooting at Dealey Plaza, was one of President Johnson's closest political associates, having managed Johnson's 1960 campaign for the presidency.

Date:  Nov 22, 1963
Time:  15:30
Participants:  Lyndon Johnson, Lady Bird Johnson, Nellie Connally
Conversation Number:  0-060-3

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