Interview with Senator Ralph Yarborough
QUESTION 19
INTERVIEWER:

OK, UM, I GUESS I'D LIKE TO KIND OF COME BACK TO UH PRESIDENT JOHNSON A LITTLE BIT. HE WAS ELECTED TO HIS, HIS FIRST REAL TERN, HE SUCCEEDED KENNEDY OF COURSE AFTER THE ASSASINATION, THEN WHEN HE WAS ELECTED, NICHOLAS KATZENBACH WAS ATTORNEY GENERAL, HE TOLD ME IN AN INTERVIEW SIMILAR TO THIS THAT JOHONSON WAS DETERMINED TO BE THE GREATEST CIVIL RIGHTS PRESIDENT EVER. WAS UM, DID YOU SENSE THAT IN HIM?

Senator Ralph Yarborough:

Yes. Yes. He wanted to be the greatest president in everything, ever. Uh, and…