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Alastair Cooke was The Guardian's "America correspondent" at the time of the assassination. It's amazing to me how much he knew and understood about LBJ's politics at the time, and how he could express it in such a short piece.
Don't miss the graph where he says:
Until a few years ago, his glaring liability as a President for the 1960's seemed to be his vague, baffled view of foreign affairs. Indo-China he thought to be "futile war."
The link to that article scan comes from an anniversary commemorative page The Guardian has put up Nov. 22, with other articles as well, compiled by Katy Stoddard: