Miller Center

Robert Komer

Speaker: Robert Komer
Date: January 30, 1970
Associated with the CIA and one of the charter members at the Office of National Estimates (1947-1956). Director of Intelligence (1957-1961). Senior member of staff at the National Security Council (1961-1965) who worked with Walt Rostow and George McBundy. Went on the Middle East trip with Johnson when he was Vice President. Deputy special assistant to the president for national security affairs (1965-1966). Special assistant to the president (1966-1967). Chief U.S. pacification adviser in Vietnam (1967-1968). Ambassador to Turkey (1968-1969).