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My father was LBJ's closest aide and witnessed the bitter transition of power to him after JFK's murder. Last year I found his journal.

By Scott Busby   December 2003

One weekend last June, I drove down to my sister Betsy’s house in Encinitas, California, to do something I had long resisted – sort through my father’s papers and memorabilia. My sisters and I had moved our father, Horace Busby, from Washington DC to Los Angeles in 1997 because of his failing health. It was not an easy move to make for a man who had been a close aide to Lyndon Johnson and who, after LBJ left the White House in 1969, stayed for nearly 30 years in the nation’s capital, where he built a career as a political…

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