Jacqueline Kennedy Reveals That JFK Feared an LBJ Presidency

President John F. Kennedy was so "worried for the country" about the prospect that Vice President Lyndon Johnson might succeed him as president that he'd begun having private conversations about who should become the Democratic Party's standard-bearer in 1968, Jacqueline Kennedy recalled in a series of oral-history interviews recorded in early 1964. She said her husband believed strongly that Johnson shouldn't become president and, in the months before his death in November 1963, he'd begun...Full Story
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