LBJ Continues Appraisal of War
President Johnson continued the administration's agonizing reappraisal of the Viet Nam situation today with a White House pledge of bipartisan consultations before final decisions are made.
White House Press secretary Bill D. Moyers said Johnson unquestionably would consult with congressional leaders, including Republicans, before final decisions on the apparently imminent plans for a big U.S. troop buildup in Viet Nam.
Frank O. Jones Jr. 4496 Steam Mill Rd., has been selected to become a stockholder in the worldwide investment firm of Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith.
A "war on poverty" program with seven initial projects has been crafted by the Community Action Committee for Economic Opportunity and will be forwarded to Columbus City Commission and Muscogee County Commission with a request for approval and appropriate action.