National Affairs: Capital Notes: Mar. 17, 1961

Full Employment

Despite public professions of satisfaction with his new job of Vice President. Lyndon Baines Johnson is restless—and the President of the U.S. knows it. Johnson's trips "downtown" were so frequent (19 in ten days) that President Kennedy assigned him a suite in the Executive Office Building, thus giving Johnson a fourth office to add to his two in the Senate Office Building and one in the Capitol. Kennedy also added another job to Johnson's bulging portfolio, appointing him the head of the new President's Committee on Equal Employment Opportunity, a high-powered group which can influence the cancellation of...

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