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Production: 'The Great Society' (See all 11 roles)

Jack Valenti / Wayne Morse (Supporting)

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Production Details

Casting "The Great Society." Thrust by the assassination of John F. Kennedy into the office he always wanted, Lyndon B. Johnson cajoles, seduces, and strong arms senators into endi...more

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Male, ages 40-69, All Ethnicities

Role Description

Jack Valenti / Wayne Morse: (Supporting) one actor to play both parts. Valenti: early-to-mid 40s, Special Assistant to the President – a powerhouse media consultant and eventually head of the Motion Picture Association of America. He is LBJ’s efficient and devoted operative.

Morse: mid-to-late 60s, Senator from Oregon - one of only two Senators to vote against the Gulf of Tonkin resolution, expanding the U.S. role in Vietnam and set a record for performing the second longest one-person filibuster in Senate history.