The Chennault Affair
Telephone Conversations

Oct. 16, 1968: President Johnson briefs presidential candidates—Hubert Humphrey, Richard Nixon, and George Wallace—on the Vietnam bombing halt and asks them not to impair peace negotiations.

This is only an excerpt. Listen to the full conversation here. [LBJ Library telephone conversation, 13547.]


Oct. 30, 1968: President Johnson speaks to Sen. Richard Russell about Richard Nixon's Contacts with the South Vietnamese Government and Anna Chennault

This is only an excerpt. Listen to the full conversation here. [LBJ Library telephone conversation, 13612.]

Oct. 31, 1968: President Johnson speaks to Sen. Everett Dirksen About Nixon's Associates Contacting the South Vietnamese Government

This is only an excerpt. Listen to the full conversation here. [LBJ Library telephone conversation, 13614.]

Nov. 1, 1968: President Johnson asks James R. Rowe to Ask Hubert Humphrey to Not Mention Vietnam Until After Election

This is only an excerpt. Listen to the full conversation here. [LBJ Library telephone conversation, 13704.]

Nov. 2, 1968: President Johnson asks Republican Sen. Everett Dirksen to talk to Richard Nixon. Johnson says Nixon's representatives have sent word to North Vietnam to hold off on peace talks.

This is only an excerpt. Listen to the full conversation here. [LBJ Library telephone conversation, 13706.]


Nov. 3, 1968: Richard Nixon Calls President Johnson to Assure Him He Is Not Interfering with Vietnam Peace Talks

This is only an excerpt. Listen to the full conversation here. [LBJ Library telephone conversation, 13710.]

Nov. 4, 1968: President Johnson Speaks to Advisers About Journalist Saville Davis' Inquiries About Nixon's Associates Contacting the South Vietnamese Government

This is only an excerpt. Listen to the full conversation here. [LBJ Library telephone conversation, 13713.]