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Richard Rovere

Speaker: Richard H. Rovere
Date: May 6, 1969
Description
Political Journalist who covered several presidents. Rovere contended that Johnson?s landslide victory in the 1964 presidential election was more a tribute to Kennedy than a compliment to Johnson. Despite his previous support of the Korean War, Rovere was staunchly opposed to the Vietnam War. In this interview, Rovere is highly critical of Johnson?s personality and leadership style.

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