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what does " communications-wise he disappeared off the face of the earth"mean? Colonel McNally of the White House Communications Agency concurs: "It sounds coldblooded, but the instant President Kennedy died, communications-wise he disappeared off the face of the earth. Oath of office or not, Lyndon Johnson was President in our eyes and head of the government."
Jun 9, 2013 2:41 PM
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It means that "in terms of communications" (note that the person speaking is the head of the Communications Agency), the moment Kennedy died, from the perspective of the Communications Agency, Kennedy no longer existed, and Johnson became the President whether or not Johnson has taken the oath of office.
June 9, 2013
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