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Roger Stevens

Speaker: Roger L. Stevens
Date: February 15, 1972
Served as Chairman of the Finance Committee of the Democratic Party at the time when Lyndon B. Johnson was Majority Leader. Also worked as Chairman of Adlai Stevenson?s Finance Committee during 1952 and 1956, as well as from 1956 to 1960. However, Stennis discusses his interaction with Lyndon B. Johnson primarily during the latter?s tenure as President. Among other subjects, addresses Johnson?s role in the arts from the perspective of his own experience as Johnson?s arts adviser and Chairman of the National Arts Council.