Archive | Nicholas Katzenbach

June 22 — 48 Years Pass Since Murders of 3 Mississippi Civil Rights Workers: James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, Michael Schwerner

This June 22…48 years since the Mississippi murders of civil rights workers James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Michael Schwerner… Michael Schwerner, James Chaney and Andrew Goodman   Abandoned car, found in Neshoba County, Mississippi A Tribute … “Perhaps the most notable episode of violence came in Freedom Summer of 1964, when civil rights activists James Chaney, […]

Mississippi and Mr. Nicholas Katzenbach; looking for peace in belly of the beast

Mr. Nicholas Katzenbach, dead at 90, an attorney general in the Lyndon Johnson administration who tackled the Cuban missile crisis, Vietnam War strategy, Segregation and … (often) Mississippi Susan Klopfer Mississippi civil rights author Nicholas deB. Katzenbach, left, a lawyer who was the Kennedy administration’s resilient representative during confrontations over civil rights and later served under Lyndon […]

Civil Rights Champion Nicholas Katzenbach Dies at 90

Nicholas Katzenbach, left, with President Lyndon B. Johnson. Just reported by Reuters — (Reuters) – Nicholas Katzenbach, a civil rights champion whose role in both the Kennedy and Johnson administrations helped shape domestic and foreign policy in the 1960s, has died at the age of 90. I met Mr. Katzenbach at the funeral of James […]