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Lyndon B. Johnson Meeting with Black Leaders

05 Apr 1968, Washington, DC, USA --- Original caption: President Johnson called top Negro and Government leaders to the White House for urgent talks on racial tensions erupting from the slaying of Dr. Martin L. King. Clockwise around table starting at left are Bishop George Baber; Whitney Young; Vice President Humphrey; Roy Wilkins, (hidden behind Humphrey); HUD Secretary Robert Weaver; Clarence Mitchell III; Secretary of Defense Carl Clifford; Senator Thomas Kuchel; R-Calif.; Rep. William H. McCulloch, R-Ohio; Rep. Carl Albert, House Democratic leader; Sen. Mike Mansfield, Senate Majority leader; Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall, (partially hidden); and President Johnson. Behind Rep. Albert is Mayor Walter Washington of Washington, D.C., in conversation with Nicholas Katzenbach, Undersecretary of State.

05 Apr 1968, Washington, DC, USA — Original caption: President Johnson called top Negro and Government leaders to the White House for urgent talks on racial tensions erupting from the slaying of Dr. Martin L. King. Clockwise around table starting at left are Bishop George Baber; Whitney Young; Vice President Humphrey; Roy Wilkins, (hidden behind Humphrey); HUD Secretary Robert Weaver; Clarence Mitchell III; Secretary of Defense Carl Clifford; Senator Thomas Kuchel; R-Calif.; Rep. William H. McCulloch, R-Ohio; Rep. Carl Albert, House Democratic leader; Sen. Mike Mansfield, Senate Majority leader; Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall, (partially hidden); and President Johnson. Behind Rep. Albert is Mayor Walter Washington of Washington, D.C., in conversation with Nicholas Katzenbach, Undersecretary of State.