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Halaby Letter Proposing Creation of the Department of Transportation

Letter from Najeeb Halaby, Administrator of the independent Federal Aviation Agency, who proposed the idea of a cabinet-level Department of Transportation to President Lyndon Johnson’s aides in 1965. 

Date posted: June 30, 1965

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