Description: Episode #36 OBD: 1964-06-08 TRT: 30 min Description #1: National Educational Television’s weekly public affairs series, “At Issue” will present a special report on President Lyndon B. Johnson, “The President from Texas,” across the country. The “At Issue” report is the second special program National Educational Television is offering to its national audiences in the aftermath of the tragic death of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy. “At Issue: The President from Texas” – videotapes in and near Austin, Texas – is a half-hour examination of the nature of the changes facing Washington and national policy, and the probable influence of Mr. Johnson’s Texas background on his conduct of national affairs. During “The President from Texas,” commentator Ronnie Dugger, editor of the bi-weekly Texas Observer, will talk to J. Frank Dobie, veteran writer and observer of Texas and Southwest affairs; Dr. Robert Montgomery, professor of economics at the University of Texas, Donald Scott Thomas, lawyer and President Johnson’s attorney for business matters; and A. W. Moursund, close friend and neighbor of President Johnson. Description #2: A distinguished group of newspapermen examine the press and public relations techniques of President Johnson and how he had wooed the press. Guests who will appear are: Art Buchwald, syndicated columnist for the New York Herald Tribune Merriman Smith, White House correspondent for United Press International Russell Baker, columnist for the New York Times Arthur Hoppe, columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle AT ISSUE A 1964 National Educational Television production Executive producer: Alvin Perlmutter Producer: Andy Stern
Keywords: women's rights
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