George Christian recalls his interactions with Senator Mike Mansfield and describes the working relationship between President Lyndon Johnson and Mansfield when Mansfield was Majority Leader. Christian talks about Johnson’s concerns that Mansfield didn’t understand his reasons for continuing the Vietnam War. Christian also discusses Mansfield’s increasing opposition to the war and the way he voiced his concerns privately and publicly.
Japan; China; Vietnam
Don Oberdorfer's Interviews about Mike Mansfield Oral History Project, OH 460
University of Montana. Mansfield Library. Archives and Special Collections
University of Montana--Missoula. Mansfield Library
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1 sound cassette (01:30:00 min.): analog + 1 transcript (28pp.: 28 cm.)
Christian, George, "George Christian Interview, January 1, 1999" (1999). Don Oberdorfer Interviews about Mike Mansfield Oral History Project. 2.