Lyndon B. Johnson

Lyndon B. Johnson appears in the following:

1964: China Joins Nuclear Club

Friday, October 31, 2014

This month marks the 50th anniversary of China’s first nuclear test.
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Lyndon Johnson reacts to the Walter Jenkins incident, 1964

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

50 years ago, Lyndon Johnson's presidential aide Walter Jenkins was arrested for having sex with a man in a YMCA bathroom, just weeks before the 1964 presidential election.
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Lyndon Johnson Signs the Voting Rights Act

Friday, August 06, 1965

Recorded in Capitol Rotunda, this speech was given by President Lyndon B. Johnson before signing of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. He discusses the significance of the bill and plans to enforce the act.

Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection

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Lyndon B. Johnson press conference

Tuesday, July 13, 1965

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Vietnam, disarmament conference; civil rights; appointment of Leonard Marx, Thurgood Marshall, etc.

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Followed by news reporter's wrap-up. Followed by UPI station identification. ...


Verrazano Narrows Bridge Dedication

Saturday, November 21, 1964

Verrazano-Narrows bridge dedication.

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[President Johnson announces air action in the Gulf of Tonkin]

Tuesday, August 04, 1964

The war in Vietnam enters a new dimension.


International Ladies Garment Workers Union 50th Anniversary

Saturday, June 06, 1964

David Dubinsky, president of the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union (ILGWU), gives the keynote address. Subjects include shorter work hours, better wages, sanitary conditions, and health care. There were a number of people who wouldn't give up to make working conditions better for people. As much as people fought, he ...


Opening of New York World's Fair for 1964

Wednesday, April 22, 1964

President LBJ celebrates the 'genius of man' at the opening of the World's Fair.


Announcement of Adlai Stevenson's death

Monday, January 01, 1900

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actuality: Senator Everett ...

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