Press Conferences: That's Why I Asked You That's Why I Told You

Reporter: Mr. President, sir, have you heard anything from the Vice President since his talks with the Soviet Prime Minister?

President: Yes, we have had detailed reports . . .

Reporter: Mr. President, could you evaluate for us your recent peace drive?

President: I reviewed pretty well what we have done last night. . .

Reporter: Mr. President, there have been reports of a task force headed by Dr. Wood which recommended-President (interrupting): What reports? I want to know who reports what....

That was the tone of the first few minutes of President Lyndon Johnson's first full-dress press conference since August. There was no...

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