PHILLIP NELSON, the author of LBJ – The Mastermind of the JFK Assassination, joins S.T. Patrick to discuss the rise of Lyndon Johnson from Texas through Dealey Plaza. Nelson joined the Midnight Writer News Show on episode 025 to discuss his LBJ’s involvement in the near-sinking of the USS Liberty. Tonight, he addresses LBJ’s rise through Texas politics, Johnson’s views of FDR and Truman, his contention with Eisenhower, the early LBJ scandals, Malcolm ‘Mac’ Wallace, JFK’s decision to add Johnson to the 1960 Democratic ticket, and his part in the planning of the trip to Dallas in November of 1963. Nelson will join the show on the next episode to discuss LBJ’s career from Dealey Plaza through his surprising retirement from politics in 1968.
Phil Nelson can be found, followed, and read at LBJMastermind.com.