Miller Center

Lyndon B. Johnson - August 1965

Below are audio files of Lyndon Johnson's telephone conversations from August, 1965. 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.

August 2, 1965

8501 - Dean Rusk (WH6508.01)
8502 - Dean Rusk (WH6508.01)

August 3, 1965

8503 - Stanley Reed (WH6508.01)

August 4, 1965

8504 - Charles Halleck (WH6508.01)
8506 - Robert McNamara (WH6508.01)
8507 - Thomas Mann (WH6508.01)
8508 - Mike Mansfield (WH6508.01)

August 5, 1965

8509 - Eugene Black (WH6508.01)
8510 - William MCC Martin (WH6508.02)

August 6, 1965

8511 - Robert McNamara (WH6508.02)
8512 - Office Conversation (WH6508.02)
8513 - Office Conversation (WH6508.02)
8514 - Nicholas Katzenbach (WH6508.02)
8515 - Carl Albert (WH6508.02)
8516 - Carl Albert (WH6508.02)
8517 - John McCormack (WH6508.02)
8518 - Paul Johnson (WH6508.03)
8519 - Nicholas Katzenbach (WH6508.03)
8522 - Office Conversation (WH6508.03)
8524 - John Stennis (WH6508.03)
8525 - Phil Potter (WH6508.03)

August 9, 1965

8526 - Nicholas Katzenbach (WH6508.03)

August 10, 1965

8527 - Abe Fortas (WH6508.03)

August 11, 1965

8529 - William Fulbright (WH6508.03)
8530 - Robert McNamara (WH6508.03)
8531 - Office Noise (WH6508.03)
8532 - Walter Reuther (WH6508.03)

August 14, 1965

8534 - I. W. Abel (WH6508.03)
8535 - I. W. Abel (WH6508.03)
8536 - Joseph Califano (WH6508.04)
8537 - Joseph Califano (WH6508.04)
8538 - Joseph Califano (WH6508.04)
8539 - Joseph Califano (WH6508.04)

August 16, 1965

8540 - Willard Wirtz (WH6508.04)
8541 - Willard Wirtz (WH6508.04)
8542 - Abe Fortas (WH6508.05)
8543 - Abe Fortas (WH6508.05)

August 17, 1965

8544 - Nicholas Katzenbach (WH6508.05)
8545 - Russell Long (WH6508.05)
8546 - Roger Branigan (WH6508.05)
8547 - Grant Sawyer (WH6508.05)
8548 - Russell Long (WH6508.05)

August 18, 1965

8550 - John McCone (WH6508.05)
8552 - John Stennis (WH6508.05)
8553 - John McClellan (WH6508.05)
8554 - John McClellan (WH6508.05)
8555 - Dwight Eisenhower (WH6508.05)
8556 - Dean Rusk (WH6508.05)
8558 - Spessard Holland (WH6508.05)
8559 - Arthur Goldberg (WH6508.06)
8560 - Arthur Goldberg (WH6508.06)
8561 - Earle Clements (WH6508.06)
8562 - George Meany (WH6508.06)
8563 - Richard Russell (WH6508.06)
8564 - Richard Russell (WH6508.06)

August 19, 1965

8565 - Pauline Moore (WH6508.06)
8566 - Robert Bartley (WH6508.06)
8567 - Leonard Marks (WH6508.07)
8568 - Leonard Marks (WH6508.07)
8569 - James Cross (WH6508.07)
8570 - Paul Rogers (WH6508.07)
8572 - Sam Ervin (WH6508.07)
8573 - Abraham Ribicoff (WH6508.07)
8574 - Abraham Ribicoff (WH6508.07)
8575 - McGeorge Bundy (WH6508.07)
8576 - Willard Wirtz (WH6508.07)

August 20, 1965

8577 - Bromley Smith (WH6508.07)
8578 - Martin Luther King (WH6508.07)
8579 - Office Conversation (WH6508.07)
8580 - Office Conversation (WH6508.07)
8581 - Walter Reuther (WH6508.08)
8582 - Nicholas Katzenbach (WH6508.08)
8584 - Ramsey Clark (WH6508.08)
8585 - Cyrus Vance (WH6508.08)

August 21, 1965

8586 - Charles Schultze (WH6508.08)
8587 - Robert McNamara (WH6508.08)
8588 - Mike Mansfield (WH6508.08)
8589 - Everett Dirksen (WH6508.08)
8590 - John McCormack (WH6508.08)
8591 - Yolanda Boozer (WH6508.08)
8593 - Telephone Operator (WH6508.08)
8594 - George Mahon (WH6508.08)
8595 - George Mahon (WH6508.08)
8596 - Telephone Operators (WH6508.09)
8597 - Cyrus Vance (WH6508.09)
8599 - Leslie Arends (WH6508.09)
8600 - Mendel Rivers (WH6508.09)
8601 - Mendel Rivers (WH6508.09)
8602 - Leverett Saltonstall (WH6508.09)
8603 - Leverett Saltonstall (WH6508.09)
8604 - Robert McNamara (WH6508.09)
8605 - Carl Albert (WH6508.09)
8606 - Buford Ellington (WH6508.09)
8607 - Harry McPherson (WH6508.09)
8608 - Lee White (WH6508.09)

August 23, 1965

8609 - Dean Rusk (WH6508.09)
8610 - Spessard Holland (WH6508.09)
8611 - George Smathers (WH6508.09)
8612 - George Ball (WH6508.09)
8613 - George Ball (WH6508.09)
8614 - Herman Talmadge (WH6508.09)
8615 - Herman Talmadge (WH6508.09)
8617 - Senate Democratic Cloakroom (WH6508.09)
8618 - Bill Moyers (WH6508.09)
8619 - Robert McNamara (WH6508.10)
8620 - John McCormack (WH6508.10)
8621 - John McCormack (WH6508.10)
8622 - Cecil King (WH6508.10)
8624 - Cyrus Vance (WH6508.10)

August 25, 1965

8626 - George Mahon (WH6508.10)
8627 - John Rooney (WH6508.10)

August 26, 1965

8628 - Conrad Cooper (WH6508.10)
8629 - I. E. Abel (WH6508.10)
8630 - Telephone Operator (WH6508.10)
8632 - McGeorge Bundy (WH6508.10)
8633 - Nicholas Katzenbach (WH6508.11)
8635 - Office Conversation (WH6508.11)
8636 - Oren Harris (WH6508.11)
8637 - Oren Harris (WH6508.11)
8638 - Office Conversation (WH6508.11)
8639 - Nicholas Katzenbach (WH6508.11)
8641 - Thomas Mann (WH6508.11)
8642 - Thomas Cater (WH6508.11)
8643 - Telephone Operator (WH6508.11)
8645 - Willard Wirtz (WH6508.11)
8646 - Jake Jacobsen? (WH6508.11)
8647 - Cliff Carter (WH6508.11)
8649 - Office Noise (WH6508.11)
8650 - James Cross (WH6508.11)
8651 - James Cross (WH6508.11)
8652 - Yolanda Boozer? (WH6508.11)
8653 - Thomas Mann (WH6508.11)
8654 - Larry O'Brien (WH6508.12)

August 27, 1965

8655 - Liz Carpenter (WH6508.12)
8656 - Clinton Anderson (WH6508.12)
8657 - Bill Moyers (WH6508.12)
8658 - Bill Moyers (WH6508.12)
8659 - Andrew Goodpaster (WH6508.12)
8660 - Dwight Eisenhower (WH6508.12)
8661 - Milton Eisenhower (WH6508.12)
8662 - Nicholas Katzenbach (WH6508.12)
8663 - Edwin Weisl, Sr. (WH6508.12)
8664 - Robert McNamara (WH6508.12)
8665 - Margaret Chase Smith (WH6508.12)
8666 - George Aiken (WH6508.12)

August 28, 1965

8667 - Al Friendly (WH6508.13)
8668 - Al Friendly (WH6508.13)

August 30, 1965

8669 - Charles Schultze (WH6508.13)
8671 - Vicki McCammon (WH6508.13)
8674 - Barry Goldwater (WH6508.13)
8675 - Wayne Morse (WH6508.13)
8676 - Abe Fortas (WH6508.13)
8678 - Henry Luce (WH6508.14)
8679 - Luther Hodges (WH6508.14)

August 31, 1965

8681 - George Reedy (WH6508.14)
8683 - Hubert Humphrey (WH6508.14)
8684 - Eugene Keogh (WH6508.14)