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Luther Holcomb

Speaker: Luther Holcomb
Date: July 8, 1969
Description
Baptist minister from Texas who met Johnson while he was a young man. The friendship continued and Holcomb supported Johnson from the pulpit throughout his political career. A strong supported of civil rights, Holcomb was given a local position by Kennedy to implement equality. His interviews offer interesting discussions of Kennedy?s assassination and funeral and the Kennedy-Johnson relationship.

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