1966 (Jan.) Memo to LBJ Recommending DOT Creation

January 28, 1966 memo to President Johnson from White House aides Joseph Califano, Jr. and Lee White recommending specific components of a new Department of Transportation and asking the President to side with them on disputes over treatment of the Coast Guard and Civil Aeronautics Board. LBJ hand-wrote at the end of the memo “I don’t know enough – can’t you reconcile difference before I act – L”.

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