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    Jimmy Carter at Civil Rights Summit

    Former President Jimmy Carter gave the closing address on the first day of a three-day a Civil Rights Summit hosted by the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library in Austin, Texas. 2014…

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    The Private Lyndon Baines Johnson

    Harry Middleton and Robert Hardesty, former speechwriters for President Lyndon Johnson, talked about personal conversations and private moments they shared with the former…

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    Remembering President Johnson

    Luci Baines Johnson and Lynda Johnson Robb, the daughters of former president Lyndon Baines Johnson, talked about their memories of their father’s presidency as part of the Lyndon B.…

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    Legacy of President Lyndon Johnson

    Former White House colleagues spoke about the legacy of President Lyndon B. Johnson at a forum celebrating the 100th birthday of President Johnson. They talked about their experiences…

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    Lady Bird Johnson Funeral Service

    A funeral service was held for former first lady Lady Bird Johnson at the Riverbend Centre in Austin, Texas. Eulogies were delivered by Mrs. Johnson’s daughters and…

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    Book Discussion on The Presidential Recordings

    Harry Middleton, former director of the LBJ Presidential Library and Museum, and editors of The Presidential Recordings talked about President Johnson’s conversations with various…

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    Presidential Tapes: Historical Record

    The participants talked about whether the presidential tapes shed light on crucial moments in U.S. history, such as the Cuban Missile Crisis and the Vietnam War.  Mr. Middleton…

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    Presidential Tapes: Participant Perspective

    Participants talked their personal recollections of conversations taped in the White House by presidential recording devices, the importance of presidential tapes, and the historical…

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    Lady Bird Johnson 90th Birthday Tribute

    The former first lady turned 90 on December 22, 2002. Earlier in the month, the LBJ Library in Austin, Texas paid tribute with an event featuring her 3 grandchildren. Catherine Robb,…

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    Lyndon Johnson Presidential Library

    Mr. Middleton talked about the Johnson Presidential Library. He focused on the exhibits that portray the events that occurred during the 1960's and Johnson’s Administration.

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    President Johnson White HouseTapes

    Mr. Middleton discussed the audio tapes of Lyndon B. Johnson’s conversations in the White House which were recently released for public use. Questions were taken from…

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    Lyndon Johnson Presidential Library

    Mr. Middleton talked about the collection and museum at the Johnson presidential library. Ms. Knill talked about the telephone recordings during the Johnson administration.

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    U.S. Party Politics

    The speakers talked about the history of the two-party system in the U.S., low voter participation, campaign financing and other issues. After each presentation, the speaker took…

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    Washington Wednesday Journal

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes…

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    LBJ: The Difference He Made

    In the last session of the Lyndon Baines Symposium panelists discussed the difference President Johnson made in their lives.

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    The Life of L.B.J.: Oral History

    This portion of the symposium celebrating the twenty-fifth anniversary of President Johnson’s inauguration features an oral history of his presidency.

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    L.B.J.: Setting the Stage

    The Lyndon B. Johnson Foundation sponsored a symposium celebrating the twenty-fifth anniversary of President Johnson’s inauguration. The opening segment was entitled…

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    Reflections on Experiences in Public Life

    Liz Carpenter, former aide to President Lyndon B. Johnson and his wife Ladybird, offered her reflections on her time spent in public life. 

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