Miller Center

Mitchell Rogovin

Speaker: Mitchell Rogovin
Date: October 23, 1968
Chief Council for the IRS (1964-1966) and Assistant Attorney General beginning in 1966 and through the date of the interview. Rogovin discusses primarily his role in the IRS and the Justice Department under the Johnson Administration. Of particular interest are Rogovin?s comments concerning Johnson?s misgivings about the ?Kennedy? Justice Department. In this extensive interview, Rogovin touches on various presidential transitions, Vietnam, Johnson?s personality, the wiretap controversy, and a wide range of related topics.