Miller Center

Rodney Borum

Speaker: Rodney Borum
Date: October 16, 1968
Worked on foreign trade policy for Congressman Paul Rogers from Florida. Involved with the General Electric for ten years. Appointed administrator of the Business and Defense Services Administration of the Department of Commerce by Secretary Connor. Met with President Johnson on the proposed merger of the Labor and Commerce departments. Familiar with the contemporary strikes and the steel industry, the development of the bureau during the Johnson Administration, and the view of Johnson by the business community.