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I know this has been a year of many exciting events and
that you have had a finger in many of them, and I am looking
forward to hearing about some of these areas. I think you
wanted to begin by talking about a conference with President
Johnson in midsummer.
Yes; it was on July 24th. I went to see him at
the White House, alone in his office, about a quarter of seven
on a hot evening, after he'd already been struggling with the
Prime Minister of Greece and a representative from Cyprus.
Was it Makarios?
No, somebody representing Cyprus. He saw them in
an effort to persuade them to keep peace with each other. He
felt very unsuccessful and said that they really wanted to fight
each other and he didn't know what the solution would be. He was
It was a question, whether I should try to talk
m at all about anything except the most trivial matters, as
y looked wornout. However, I did have three things that
needed to be taken up with him. I had waited from about
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