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    President Johnson Medicare Phone Calls

    This is a C-SPAN radio produced program of President Lyndon B. Johnson’s 1965 White House recordings on Medicare. Audio with still photos.

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    LBJ Tapes: 50th Anniversary of Medicare & Medicaid

    On July 30, 1965, President Johnson signed into law the legislation establishing Medicare and Medicaid. And Saturday July 25, C-SPAN Radio airs President Johnson’s 1964 and '65…

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    LBJ Tapes: December 1963

    President Lyndon Johnson’s December 1963 calls, in the early days of his presidency. President Lyndon Johnson continued to work with, and sometimes against, Congress on passage of…

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    LBJ Tapes: Legislative Strategies

    President Lyndon Johnson’s December 1963 calls, in the early days of his presidency. President Johnson strategized about legislation including the Civil Rights, tax and cotton…

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    LBJ Tapes: Presidential Priorities

    President Johnson’s calls from November and December, 1963 as he assembled the commission to investigate the Kennedy assassination; negotiated with members of Congress about…

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    The LBJ Tapes: Kennedy Assassination

    President Johnson’s November 1963 calls from shortly after the assassination of President Kennedy. President Johnson reached out to cabinet members, a prominent member of the…

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    LBJ Tapes: Dirksen Phone Calls

    The 1963-1969 calls between President Johnson and Senate Republican Leader Everett Dirksen as they negotiate over key legislation, including the Civil Rights, Voting Rights bills and tax…

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    President Johnson on the Vietnam War

    President Johnson spoke about the conflict in Vietnam and the U.S. policy regarding the region. Entitled “Peace Without Conquest,” the address attempted to explain why…

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    Voting Rights Address

    President Johnson spoke to a joint session of Congress regarding the voting rights of all Americans. He focused on the denial of equal rights to African-Americans and stressed that all…

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    LBJ Tapes: Voting Rights Speech

    On the 50th Anniversary of the Montgomery civil rights march, C-SPAN Radio aired LBJ’s March 15, 1965 speech to Congress on Voting Rights legislation.

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    LBJ Tapes: 50th Anniversary of the Alabama Marches

    C-SPAN Radio aired President Lyndon Johnson’s 1965 phone calls about the civil rights marches in Alabama. Participants include Attorney General Nicholas Katzenbach, Alabama…

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    1965 State of the Union Address

    In his second State of the Union address, President Johnson called on Americans to continue on the “road to the great society,” proposing a sweeping national agenda from…

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    President Johnson Phone Call on the Warren Commission

    An audio-only recording of President Lyndon Johnson’s September 18, 1964, telephone conversation with Senator Richard Russell (R-GA) about the findings of the Warren Commission…

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    President Johnson's 1964 Acceptance Speech

    President Lyndon B. Johnson accepted the Presidential nomination at the Democratic National Convention in Atlantic City, New Jersey, on August 27th, 1964. In his speech, President Johnson…

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    LBJ Tapes: Gulf of Tonkin Resolution

    C-SPAN Radio notes the 50th anniversary this month of the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution, with a special program of President Johnson’s August 1964 calls on the events that led to Congress…

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    Lyndon Johnson on Civil Rights

    Former President Lyndon Johnson gave a lecture at a 1972 Civil Rights symposium held at his presidential library in Austin, Texas. This was Lyndon Johnson’s final public speech…

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    LBJ Tapes: 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act

    On July 2, 1964, President Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act. On the 50th anniversary C-SPAN Radio airs some of LBJ’s calls leading up to Congress passing the legislation, and…

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    President Johnson Dedication of University of California-Irvine

    President Lyndon B. Johnson spoke at a dedication ceremony on the Irvine Ranch for the site of the future campus of the University of California, Irvine.

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    LBJ Tapes: Warren Commission

    C-SPAN Radio continues to mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, with a program of President Johnson’s 1963 calls setting up the Warren…

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    President Johnson's "Heal the Nation" speech

    One week after the Kennedy assassination, President Lyndon Johnson spoke before a joint session of Congress. It became known as the “Heal The Nation”…

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