On November 22nd, 1963 President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, Texas, propelling his vice president, Lyndon Johnson, into the presidency. All this month, C-SPAN3’s American History TV will air oral histories from those closest to LBJ. The interviews were conducted by former LBJ speechwriters, Harry Middleton and Bob Hardesty and are archived at the Lyndon Johnson Presidential Library. In this interview, we hear from former Time magazine reporter Hugh Sidey. He covered Lyndon Johnson while he was Senate Majority Leader and maintained a close relationship with LBJ during and after his presidency.