1966 (Feb.) White House Outreach to Congress – Part 2
February 27, 2016 | ENO CENTER FOR TRANSPORTATION
This is a series of memos from February 18 through 28, 1966, detailing Johnson Administration outreach to Congress on the draft transportation message. This PDF file includes:
- A February 18, 1966 cumulative report from the Commerce Department on their contacts to individual legislators.
- A February 18, 1966 memo to President Johnson from Joseph Califano, Jr. informing the President that Califano had talked to Senate Commerce Committee chairman Warren Magnuson (D-WA) and that Magnuson was willing to introduce the DOT and highway safety bills as soon as he returned from an overseas trip to Sweden in March.
- A February 21, 1966 cumulative report from the Commerce Department on their contacts to individual legislators.
- A February 28, 1966 memo from Commerce Under Secretary Alan Boyd to Califano with the latest numerical totals of Congressional support for the elements of the President’s transportation message.