Moyers-Rostow 11-24-63


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The first reference to the possible formation of a Presidential Commission in the LBJ tapes is this call. Eugene Rostow, Dean of the Yale Law School, called Presidential Assistant Bill Moyers and suggested the idea that "seven or nine people, maybe Nixon" would "look into the whole affair of the murder of the President because world opinion and American opinion is just now so shaken by the behavior of the Dallas Police that they're not believing anything."

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