Miller Center

Lyndon B. Johnson—April 1964

Below are audio files of Lyndon Johnson's telephone conversations from April, 1964. Return to the Johnson Presidential Recordings page for other months or years. The Johnson Presidential Library hosts a searchable online database that can be used to search the over 6,000 conversations currently available.

To delve more deeply into the secret White House recordings, please consult the Miller Center's Presidential Recordings Program, where you will find more information about the White House recordings and the ongoing efforts to transcribe them.

April 1, 1964

2801 - McGeorge Bundy (WH6404.01)
2802 - Clinton Anderson (WH6404.01)
2803 - Carl Albert (WH6404.01)
2804 - Telephone Operator (WH6404.01)
2805 - Telephone Operator (WH6404.01)
2806 - Office Secretary (WH6404.01)
2807 - Mike Mansfield (WH6404.01)
2808 - Nicholas Katzenbach (WH6404.01)
2809 - Charles Halleck (WH6404.01)
2810 - William Egan (WH6404.01)
2811 - McGeorge Bundy (WH6404.01)
2812 - Everett Dirksen (WH6404.01)
2813 - McGeorge Bundy (WH6404.01)
2814 - Najeeb Halaby (WH6404.01)
2815 - Najeeb Halaby (WH6404.01)
2817 - E. L. Bartlett (WH6404.01)
2819 - James Eastland (WH6404.01)
2820 - Hale Boggs (WH6404.01)
2821 - Charles Murphy (WH6404.01)
2823 - Ralph Dungan (WH6404.01)
2824 - Robert McNamara (WH6404.01)
2825 - Carmage Walls (WH6404.01)
2826 - Frank Church (WH6404.01)
2827 - Telephone Operator (WH6404.01)
2828 - Signal Corps Operator (WH6404.01)
2829 - McGeorge Bundy (WH6404.01)
2830 - Tom Boise (WH6404.01)

April 2, 1964

2832 - George Ball (WH6404.02)
2833 - Robert McNamara (WH6404.02)
2834 - John Gronouski (WH6404.02)
2835 - Larry O'Brien (WH6404.02)
2836 - Ralph Dungan (WH6404.02)
2837 - Clinton Anderson (WH6404.02)
2838 - Ralph Dungan (WH6404.02)
2839 - McGeorge Bundy (WH6404.02)
2840 - McGeorge Bundy (WH6404.02)
2841 - George Reedy (WH6404.02)
2842 - McGeorge Bundy's Office (WH6404.02)

April 3, 1964

2843 - Thomas Mann (WH6404.02)
2844 - Robert Anderson (WH6404.02)
2845 - Walker Stone (WH6404.02)
2847 - McGeorge Bundy (WH6404.02)
2848 - George Mahon (WH6404.02)
2849 - George Reedy (WH6404.02)
2850 - Roberto F. Chiari (WH6404.02)
2851 - Roberto F. Chiari (WH6404.02)

April 4, 1964

2852 - Jean MacArthur (WH6404.02)
2853 - Robert McNamara (WH6404.02)
2854 - Rhea Howard (WH6404.02)
2856 - Telephone Operator (WH6404.02)

April 6, 1964

2857 - Unidentified Male (WH6404.03)
2858 - Orville Freeman (WH6404.03)
2859 - Robert Wagner (WH6404.03)
2860 - Edmund G. "Pat" Brown (WH6404.03)
2861 - Edmund G. "Pat" Brown (WH6404.03)
2863 - George Reedy (WH6404.03)
2864 - George Ball (WH6404.03)
2866 - Larry O'Brien (WH6404.03)
2867 - McGeorge Bundy (WH6404.03)
2868 - Horace Busby (WH6404.03)
2869 - Larry O'Brien (WH6404.03)
2870 - Lady Bird Johnson (WH6404.03)

April 7, 1964

2871 - George Smathers (WH6404.03)
2873 - Dean Rusk (WH6404.03)
2874 - George Reedy (WH6404.03)
2875 - Walter Wilson (WH6404.03)
2876 - Walter Wilson (WH6404.03)
2877 - John McCormack (WH6404.03)
2879 - Mary Margaret Valenti (WH6404.03)
2880 - Clinton Anderson (WH6404.03)
2881 - Wayne Hays (WH6404.04)
2882 - Orville Freeman (WH6404.04)
2883 - Larry O'Brien (WH6404.04)
2884 - Orville Freeman (WH6404.04)
2885 - Telephone Operator (WH6404.04)
2886 - Paul Rogers (WH6404.04)
2887 - T. Ashton Thompson (WH6404.04)
2888 - Charles Vanik (WH6404.04)
2889 - Larry O'Brien (WH6404.04)
2891 - Telephone Operator (WH6404.04)
2893 - Gillis Long (WH6404.04)
2894 - Telephone Operator (WH6404.04)
2895 - Lindley Beckworth (WH6404.04)
2896 - Vaughan Gary (WH6404.04)
2897 - Vaughan Gary (WH6404.04)
2898 - Larry O'Brien (WH6404.04)

April 8, 1964

2900 - Hugh Carey (WH6404.04)
2902 - McGeorge Bundy (WH6404.04)
2903 - Robert McNamara (WH6404.04)
2905 - McGeorge Bundy (WH6404.04)
2906 - Larry O'Brien (WH6404.04)
2908 - George Reedy (WH6404.05)
2909 - George Reedy (WH6404.05)
2910 - Willard Wirtz (WH6404.05)
2911 - George Grant (WH6404.05)
2912 - Larry O'Brien (WH6404.05)
2914 - T. Ashton Thompson (WH6404.05)
2915 - George Reedy (WH6404.05)
2917 - Wayne Morse (WH6404.05)
2919 - Clinton Anderson (WH6404.05)
2921 - Telephone Operator (WH6404.05)
2922 - Walter Jenkins (WH6404.05)
2923 - Larry O'Brien (WH6404.05)
2925 - Bill Moyers? (WH6404.05)
2926 - Dean Rusk (WH6404.05)
2927 - Telephone Operator (WH6404.05)
2928 - Larry O'Brien (WH6404.05)

April 9, 1964

2929 - McGeorge Bundy (WH6404.05)
2930 - Office Secretary (WH6404.05)
2931 - McGeorge Bundy (WH6404.05)
2932 - George Reedy (WH6404.05)
2933 - Office Secretary (WH6404.05)
2935 - Office Secretary (WH6404.05)
2937 - Unidentified Female (WH6404.05)
2939 - Unidentified Female (WH6404.05)
2941 - Dean Rusk (WH6404.05)
2943 - Willard Wirtz (WH6404.06)
2944 - Arthur Goldberg (WH6404.06)
2945 - Willard Wirtz (WH6404.06)
2946 - Willard Wirtz (WH6404.06)
2948 - Adlai Stevenson (WH6404.06)
2949 - Adlai Stevenson (WH6404.06)
2950 - Telephone Operator (WH6404.06)
2951 - Willard Wirtz (WH6404.06)
2952 - Arthur Goldberg (WH6404.06)
2953 - Orville Freeman (WH6404.06)
2954 - Richard Russell (WH6404.06)
2955 - George Reedy (WH6404.06)
2956 - Office Conversation (WH6404.06)
2957 - Larry O'Brien (WH6404.06)
2958 - George Reedy (WH6404.06)
2959 - George Reedy (WH6404.06)
2960 - George Reedy (WH6404.06)
2961 - Robert McNamara (WH6404.06)
2962 - Mike Mansfield (WH6404.07)
2963 - Telephone Operator (WH6404.07)
2964 - John McCormack (WH6404.07)
2965 - Telephone Operator (WH6404.07)
2966 - Telephone Operator (WH6404.07)
2967 - Carl Albert (WH6404.07)
2968 - Larry O'Brien (WH6404.07)
2969 - Office Secretary (WH6404.07)
2970 - Everett Dirksen (WH6404.07)
2971 - Wayne Morse (WH6404.07)
2972 - Everett Dirksen (WH6404.07)
2973 - George Taylor (WH6404.07)
2974 - Telephone Operator (WH6404.07)
2976 - Ted Kheel (WH6404.07)
2977 - Wayne Morse (WH6404.07)
2978 - George Reedy (WH6404.07)

April 10, 1964

2979 - Edith Taylor (WH6404.07)
2981 - J. E. Wolfe (WH6404.07)
2982 - McGeorge Bundy (WH6404.07)
2983 - Ralph Dungan (WH6404.07)
2985 - Ralph Dungan (WH6404.07)
2987 - McGeorge Bundy (WH6404.07)
2988 - Robert McNamara (WH6404.07)
2989 - Unidentified Male (WH6404.07)
2990 - Office Noise (WH6404.07)
2991 - Walter Heller (WH6404.07)
2993 - Charles Luna (WH6404.07)
2995 - Robert Byrd (WH6404.08)
2996 - Unidentified Male (WH6404.08)
2997 - George Smathers (WH6404.08)
2998 - George Reedy (WH6404.08)
2999 - Marshall McNeil (WH6404.08)
3002 - White House Garage (WH6404.08)
3004 - Ken Gaddis (WH6404.08)

April 11, 1964

3006 - Unidentified Male (WH6404.08)
3007 - Kermit Gordon (WH6404.08)
3008 - Marshall McNeil (WH6404.08)
3009 - Telephone Operator (WH6404.08)
3010 - Office Secretary (WH6404.08)
3011 - Ralph Yarborough (WH6404.08)
3012 - Unidentified Female (WH6404.08)

April 13, 1964

3013 - Orville Freeman (WH6404.08)
3014 - Ralph Dungan (WH6404.08)
3016 - McGeorge Bundy (WH6404.08)
3018 - Jack Brooks (WH6404.09)

April 14, 1964

3019 - Myer Feldman (WH6404.09)
3020 - Tom Hughes (WH6404.09)
3021 - Ed McDermott (WH6404.09)
3022 - Kermit Gordon (WH6404.09)
3023 - John Connally (WH6404.09)
3024 - Carl Albert (WH6404.09)
3025 - McGeorge Bundy (WH6404.09)
3026 - McGeorge Bundy (WH6404.09)
3027 - McGeorge Bundy (WH6404.09)
3028 - Robert McNamara (WH6404.09)
3029 - Olin Johnston (WH6404.09)
3030 - Office Conversation (WH6404.09)
3031 - Olin Johnston (WH6404.09)
3032 - Strom Thurmond (WH6404.09)
3033 - William Bustamante (WH6404.09)

April 15, 1964

3034 - Larry O'Brien (WH6404.09)
3035 - Richard Daley (WH6404.09)

April 16, 1964

3036 - Office Secretary (WH6404.09)
3037 - George Reedy (WH6404.09)
3038 - Milton Eisenhower (WH6404.09)
3040 - George Reedy (WH6404.09)
3041 - Robert McNamara (WH6404.10)
3042 - Robert McNamara (WH6404.10)
3043 - Ashton Gonella (WH6404.10)
3045 - George Reedy (WH6404.10)
3046 - Abe Fortas (WH6404.10)
3047 - Telephone Operator (WH6404.10)

April 17, 1964

3048 - Bess Abell (WH6404.10)
3049 - George Reedy (WH6404.10)
3050 - Richard Goodwin (WH6404.10)
3051 - McGeorge Bundy (WH6404.10)
3052 - McGeorge Bundy (WH6404.10)
3053 - Harry Truman (WH6404.10)
3054 - James Watson (WH6404.10)
3055 - Lee White (WH6404.10)
3056 - Willard Wirtz (WH6404.10)
3057 - Office Conversation (WH6404.10)

April 18, 1964

3059 - McGeorge Bundy (WH6404.10)

April 20, 1964

3060 - Office Secretary (WH6404.10)
3061 - George Reedy (WH6404.10)
3062 - George Reedy (WH6404.10)
3063 - Willard Wirtz (WH6404.10)
3064 - Office Conversation (WH6404.10)
3065 - Mrs. Ed Cape (WH6404.10)
3066 - McGeorge Bundy (WH6404.10)
3067 - George Reedy (WH6404.10)
3068 - Jack Brooks (WH6404.10)
3069 - Unidentified Male (WH6404.10)
3070 - George Reedy (WH6404.10)
3071 - Jack Brooks (WH6404.10)
3072 - Unidentified Female (WH6404.10)

April 21, 1964

3073 - McGeorge Bundy (WH6404.10)
3074 - Dean Rusk (WH6404.10)
3076 - Robert McNamara (WH6404.10)
3077 - Robert McNamara (WH6404.10)
3078 - Larry O'Brien (WH6404.10)
3079 - Mrs. ? Anderson (WH6404.10)
3080 - Dorothy Nichols (WH6404.10)
3082 - McGeorge Bundy (WH6404.10)
3085 - George Reedy (WH6404.10)
3086 - Bromley Smith (WH6404.10)
3087 - McGeorge Bundy's Office (WH6404.10)
3088 - John Pastore (WH6404.10)
3089 - McGeorge Bundy (WH6404.11)
3091 - James Farmer (WH6404.11)
3092 - Wayne Morse (WH6404.11)
3093 - George Reedy (WH6404.11)
3094 - Robert McNamara (WH6404.11)
3095 - Cyrus Vance (WH6404.11)
3096 - Walter Jenkins (WH6404.11)
3097 - Cyrus Vance (WH6404.11)
3098 - Major ? Cook (WH6404.11)
3099 - Luther Hodges (WH6404.11)

April 22, 1964

3101 - Unidentified Male (WH6404.11)
3103 - Robert Kennedy (WH6404.11)
3104 - Robert Kennedy (WH6404.11)
3106 - Frank Stanton (WH6404.11)
3108 - Hyman Schachtel (WH6404.11)
3109 - Lady Bird Johnson (WH6404.11)
3110 - George Reedy (WH6404.11)
3221 - Office Secretary (WH6404.16)
3222 - Frank Stanton (WH6404.16)
3223 - Frank Stanton (WH6404.16)
3224 - Lady Bird Johnson (WH6404.16)

April 23, 1964

3111 - Dean Rusk (WH6404.11)
3112 - Unidentified Male (WH6404.11)
3113 - Willard Wirtz (WH6404.11)
3114 - Walter Heller (WH6404.11)
3116 - Larry O'Brien (WH6404.11)
3118 - White House Press Office (WH6404.11)
3119 - James Webb (WH6404.11)
3121 - Signal Corps Operator (WH6404.12)
3122 - Bill Moyers (WH6404.12)
3123 - Bill Moyers (WH6404.12)
3124 - Walter Jenkins (WH6404.12)
3125 - Bill Moyers (WH6404.12)
3126 - Robert Kennedy (WH6404.12)

April 25, 1964

3127 - High School Secretarial Students (WH6404.12)
3128 - Harry Truman (WH6404.12)
3129 - Lynda Bird Johnson (WH6404.12)
3130 - Office Conversation (WH6404.12)
3131 - Unidentified Female (WH6404.12)
3132 - George Reedy (WH6404.12)
3134 - Unidentified Male (WH6404.12)

April 26, 1964

3136 - Pierre Salinger (WH6404.13)

April 27, 1964

3138 - Unknown (WH6404.13)
3139 - Mary Lasker (WH6404.13)
3140 - Robert McNamara (WH6404.13)
3141 - Willard Wirtz (WH6404.13)
3142 - Willard Wirtz (WH6404.13)
3143 - McGeorge Bundy (WH6404.13)
3144 - George Reedy (WH6404.13)

April 28, 1964

3145 - Ralph Dungan (WH6404.13)
3147 - Willard Wirtz (WH6404.13)
3148 - John McCormack (WH6404.13)
3149 - Liz Carpenter (WH6404.13)
3150 - Liz Carpenter (WH6404.13)
3151 - George Reedy (WH6404.13)
3152 - William Scranton (WH6404.13)
3153 - James Rhodes (WH6404.13)
3154 - Larry O'Brien (WH6404.14)
3155 - Larry O'Brien (WH6404.14)
3157 - Telephone Operator (WH6404.14)
3158 - Telephone Operator (WH6404.14)
3159 - Carl Albert (WH6404.14)
3160 - Robert McNamara (WH6404.14)
3161 - Ralph Dungan (WH6404.14)
3162 - Telephone Operator (WH6404.14)
3164 - William Bundy (WH6404.14)
3166 - Telephone Operator (WH6404.14)
3168 - Clinton Anderson (WH6404.14)
3170 - George Reedy (WH6404.14)
3171 - Bill Moyers (WH6404.14)
3172 - Office Secretary (WH6404.14)
3174 - John McCormack (WH6404.14)
3175 - John McCormack (WH6404.14)
3176 - Oren Harris (WH6404.14)

April 29, 1964

3177 - Office Conversation (WH6404.14)
3178 - Larry O'Brien (WH6404.14)
3180 - Carl Albert (WH6404.15)
3181 - Myer Feldman (WH6404.15)
3183 - Mike Mansfield (WH6404.15)
3184 - Robert McNamara (WH6404.15)
3186 - William Fulbright (WH6404.15)
3188 - Mike Mansfield (WH6404.15)
3189 - McGeorge Bundy (WH6404.15)
3190 - John Sparkman (WH6404.15)
3191 - Kermit Gordon (WH6404.15)
3193 - Kermit Gordon (WH6404.15)
3194 - Willard Wirtz (WH6404.15)
3195 - Abe Fortas (WH6404.15)
3196 - McGeorge Bundy (WH6404.15)
3197 - McGeorge Bundy (WH6404.15)
3198 - Mary Margaret Valenti (WH6404.15)

April 30, 1964

3199 - Larry O'Brien (WH6404.15)
3200 - Horace Busby (WH6404.15)
3201 - Hubert Humphrey (WH6404.15)
3203 - Telephone Operator (WH6404.15)
3205 - Jack Valenti (WH6404.15)
3206 - George Reedy (WH6404.15)
3208 - Robert McNamara (WH6404.15)
3210 - George Reedy (WH6404.15)
3212 - McGeorge Bundy (WH6404.15)
3214 - Sargent Shriver (WH6404.16)
3215 - Sargent Shriver (WH6404.16)
3216 - Lady Bird Johnson (WH6404.16)
3217 - Lady Bird Johnson (WH6404.16)
3218 - Sargent Shriver (WH6404.16)
3220 - Robert McNamara (WH6404.16)