Miller Center

James Symington

Speaker: James Symington
Date: November 3, 1971
Officer of the U.S. Foreign Service in London, Britain (1958-1960). Deputy Director of the Food for Peace initiative of the White House (1961-1962). Administrative assistant to Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy (1962-1963). Director of the President?s Committee on Juvenile Delinquency (1965-1966). Consultant on the President?s Commission on Law Enforcement and Administration of Justice (1965-1966). Chief of protocol at the Department of State, (1966-1968). Democratic representative from Missouri (1969-1976). Discusses experiences of his career, memories of his association with Lyndon B. Johnson, and recollections of political events of his lifetime as they relate to Lyndon B. Johnson.