Miller Center

Conrad Wirth

Speaker: Conrad L. Wirth
Date: August 5, 1969
Member of the National Capital Park and Planning Commission (1928-1931). Assistant Director for Land Planning at the National Park Service (1931-1951); Associate Director (1951-1964). Discusses his professional association with Lyndon B. Johnson while he was in Congress and Johnson?s manner of dealing with others, his work with Johnson when he became President, specific contemporary programs related to parks, and the origins of the Bureau of Outdoor Recreation.