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Landon Chronicles (1961): Kenneth on Jimmy Lay (hour 85, clip 10)

 Digital Record
Identifier: LC85-10


  • Digitized: 1961


Summary Note

Kenneth tells of Jimmy Lay. Lay was the secretary under the National Security Council and had been secretary under Truman, Eisenhower, and Kennedy. Kennedy got fed up with Lay, as Lay was accustomed to taking minutes of the meetings. When Kennedy said he didn't want minutes, yet Lay took them anyway, he became outraged and fired him on the spot. (Length 2:20)