1965 (Sep. 22) Decision Memo for LBJ on 1966 Transportation Agenda

1965 (Sep. 22) Decision Memo for LBJ on 1966 Transportation Agenda

October 13, 2015  | ENO CENTER FOR TRANSPORTATION

September 22, 1965 decision memo for President Johnson from Joseph Califano asking Johnson’s approval to order the Commerce Department to prepare plans for the creation of a Department of Transportation, a reorganization of transportation regulatory functions, a program of transportation rate reform, and a major highway safety program for the FY 1967 (calendar year 1966) legislative agenda.

President Johnson checked the “Approved” mark and wrote “Hooray-!” at the bottom.

Also contains Califano’s meeting notes and agenda for the meeting with Commerce, prepared by the Bureau of the Budget, with BoB recommendations.

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