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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President Johnson Halts Bombing in Vietnam

Thursday, October 31, 1968

President Johnson halts 'Operation Rolling Thunder."


Alfred E. Smith Dinner

Wednesday, October 16, 1968

President Lyndon Johnson, candidates Richard Nixon and Hubert Humphrey, and others speak at the 23rd Alfred E. Smith dinner honoring Smith and the late Cardinal Spellman.


The Presidents on Presidency

Wednesday, October 16, 1968

A historical reflection on the United States presidency from Franklin Delano Roosevelt to Lyndon Johnson.


President Johnson Addresses the United Nations

Wednesday, June 12, 1968

President Lyndon Baines Johnson speaks before the United Nations General Assembly immediately following the endorsement of a treaty to limit the use of nuclear weapons. He advocates for nuclear disarmament and peaceful research into nuclear energy, which will be shared with developing nations, without reservation.

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Lyndon Johnson Signs the Voting Rights Act

Friday, August 06, 1965

"And so we will move step by step, often painfully, but I think with clear vision, along the path toward American freedom."


Announcement of Adlai Stevenson's death

Thursday, July 15, 1965

This episode is from the WNYC archives. It may contain language which is no longer politically or socially appropriate.

Opens with not for air radio chatter announcing different actualities.

actuality: Senator Everett Dirksen speaks about Stevenson's intelligence. Despite their political differences he had a lot of respect ...

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Lyndon B. Johnson press conference

Tuesday, July 13, 1965

This episode is from the WNYC archives. It may contain language which is no longer politically or socially appropriate.

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

Transcript runs below.

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


Verrazano Narrows Bridge Dedication

Saturday, November 21, 1964

Everyone congratulates Moses.


[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. Some people wouldn't give up to make working conditions better for people. As much as people fought, he never dreamed that Medicare and ...


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.


The Challenge of Space Flight : Satellites in the Nation's Space Program

Monday, January 01, 1962

Nearly everything you ever wanted to know about satellites in 1962.