Jack Valenti

PR Award Recipient, 1968

The president of the Motion Picture Association of America, and a former White House special assistant to President Lyndon B. Johnson, was honored for both his service to the influential motion-picture industry and his public-affairs career. Valenti, a World War II pilot and Legionnaire, took the opportunity to defend Johnson against criticism of the Vietnam War.
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