Miller Center

Richard Scammon

Speaker: Richard M. Scammon
Date: March 3, 1969
Description
Director of the Census Bureau (1961-1965) and Chairman of the President?s Commission on Registration and Voting Participation (1963). Scammons primarily discusses the office he held under Johnson, but also provides insight into the politics of the Democratic Party. A close friend of Humphrey, Scammons discusses the former?s relationship with Johnson. He concludes his interview with a discussion of various books written about Lyndon B. Johnson.

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