State of Business: Banish Your Fears

"No one has ever made a more stirring address to businessmen," said Wall Street Broker Sidney Weinberg, "and in 30 years I've heard a lot of them."

Ninety top businessmen who are members of the Business Council, a liaison group between business and Government, had just emerged from the Fish Room of the White House. There, in their first meeting with the new President, Lyndon Johnson made an impassioned plea for their support.

"We need the can-do spirit of the American businessmen," the President told the group, which is headed by A.T. &...

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