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Presidential Transitions: Moving to the White House

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James Johnson

Date: Monday, February 11, 2008

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The LBJ School of Public Affairs and the Center for Politics and Governance presented a discussion with James Johnson, noted business leader and Democratic Presidential advisor, and Dean James Steinberg on presidential transitions. Johnson, who served as Vice President Walter Mondale's executive assistant from 1976 to 1981, also managed Mondale's 1984 presidential campaign and lead Senator John Kerry's Vice Presidential selection committee during his 2004 bid for the White House.