The Johnson Tapes: RFK vs. LBJ


60m 1999

Brief Synopsis

Examines the audiotapes made by President Lyndon B. Johnson as he spoke with his advisors, confidants and enemies. This special focuses on Johnson's widely perceived paranoia about his potential rival, Attorney General Robert Kennedy. Includes conversations with FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover, Attorne

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Johnson Tapes: RFK vs. LBJ
Release Date
1999

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Duration
60m

Synopsis

Examines the audiotapes made by President Lyndon B. Johnson as he spoke with his advisors, confidants and enemies. This special focuses on Johnson's widely perceived paranoia about his potential rival, Attorney General Robert Kennedy. Includes conversations with FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover, Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy and recent widow Jacqueline Kennedy. The recordings, made without the knowledge of the other parties, were stored in the Johnson archive in Texas until they became available to the public in September 1998.

Film Details

Also Known As
Johnson Tapes: RFK vs. LBJ
Release Date
1999

Technical Specs

Duration
60m

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