Miller Center

Ivan Sinclair

Speaker: Ivan Sinclair
Date: October 5, 1970
Originally a newspaper man, Sinclair came to work for Vice President Johnson on the task of assisting in correspondence. Sinclair discusses the importance of the Vice President in relation to the President and the difference in working for Johnson in each role. Discusses the investigation of Senators Dodd and Baker, as well as the Johnson staff?s reaction to it. Additionally, Sinclair offers his perspective on the Kennedy assassination and funeral. Particularly notable is his commentary on the Kennedy-Johnson transition.