Moyers/Wright Transcript

Bill Moyers' interview with Rev. Jeremiah Wright just concluded. Here are my notes:

Moyers begins by ackowledging Jeremiah Wright is a controversial figure, and that "Willie Horton style ads" are being run. He then talks about his personal connection to Wright. Apparently, back when Moyers was LBJ's press secretary, Wright was in operating room when President Johnson had gall bladder surgery. There is a photo of both of them together in the operating room. Wright claims the secret service wrestled him to the ground after the surgery, even though he was constantly in the operating room the entire morning. He said LBJ had to be awake and talking at 9 AM before the stock market opened, so there wouldn't be chaos.

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