Interview with Nicholas Katzenbach
QUESTION 40
INTERVIEWER:

WHEN, WHEN, WHEN THE MARCH FINALLY HAPPENED, AND FIVE DAYS ON THE ROAD THEY WENT FROM SELMA TO MONTGOMERY, WHAT WAS PRESIDENT JOHNSON'S REACTION TO ALL [unintelligible]?

Nicholas Katzenbach:

Well, I think President Johnson was uh, delighted that uh, Judge Johnson had permitted the march and that uh, that this was happening, the march uh, but uh, I think he was instinctively much more interested in getting the legislation through and, and uh, and uh, solving the problems than he was uh, in the demonstrations. After all the demonstrations …

CAMERA CREW MEMBER:

OK, THAT WAS A ROLL-OUT ON CAMERA ROLL 585. WE'RE GOING TO 586.