Miller Center

George Weaver

Speaker: George L-P Weaver
Date: January 6, 1969
Assistant to Secretary of the Treasury (1942-1955). Director of the Civil Rights Commission (1955-1958). Assistant to the President of the International Union of Electric, Radio, and Machine Workers (1958-1960). Special Assistant to Secretary of Labor (1961). Assistant to the Secretary of Labor for International Affairs beginning in 1961 and through the time of the interview in 1969. Discusses and his role at the Department of Labor and his long association with Lyndon B. Johnson. Among other issues, addresses labor, civil rights, and his extensive involvement in Johnson?s electoral campaigns.