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Interview with Henry M. Jackson, April 29, 1971

Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies, University of Georgia
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00:00:00 - Russell's political interests and character

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Partial Transcript: This is April the 29th, 1971. I'm in the office of United States Senator Henry Jackson, who is a Democrat from Washington, the state of Washington.

Keywords: Civil Rights; Civil War; Georgia agriculture; Joint Committee on Atomic Energy; Southern agriculture; U.S. House of Representatives; War Between the States; industrialization; national security

00:06:11 - The office of the president

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Partial Transcript: Senator, your name has been mentioned as a possible presidential candidate.

Keywords: 1948 presidential election; 1952 presidential election; 1972 presidential election; Democratic Party; President Nixon; bipartisanship; national security

00:10:30 - Work with Russell in the U.S. Senate to support the Lockheed SST and the Boeing C-5A

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Partial Transcript: Senator, I know our time is about up, but I would like to mention--

Keywords: B-52 bombers; C-5 appropriation; Military Construction Subcommittee; Robert McNamara; Walter Reed Hospital; anti-ballistic missiles

00:16:17 - Russell's personality and influence

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Partial Transcript: Senator Jackson, did he show his frustration much, if indeed he had frustration, over advice that he would give presidents from the standpoint of military affairs...

Keywords: Senate whales; U.S. Senate