Interview with Harry McPherson
QUESTION 26
PAUL STECKLER:

So in '68 what's happening?

HARRY MCPHERSON:

By 1968, the South has decided a large part of, by 1968, I'm afraid a large part of the White South had decided that Lyndon Johnson was a Benedict Arnold. Not only because he had pushed Civil Rights legislation with such vigor, but also because he had not won the war. The South couldn't, which supplied a very large proportion, for its own numbers, of the soldiers who fought in Vietnam, Black and White, could not understand why we had not defeated a small country like North Vietnam--

PAUL STECKLER:

Can I interrupt you for one second?

HARRY MCPHERSON:

Mm hm.