Miller Center

James Wright

Speaker: James C. Wright
Date: June 30, 1969

Democratic Representative from Texas (1955-1990). Delegate to the Democratic National Conventions of 1956, 1960, 1964, and 1968. Discusses his work on Johnson's campaign of 1948, the 1956 Democratic National Convention, the censure of Joseph McCarthy, Johnson's relationship with the Texas Congressional Delegation during his presidency and vice presidency, Johnson as Vice President, the 1960 Democratic Convention, the Highway Beautification Bill, presidential pressure on members of Congress, and Johnson's legislative program.