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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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    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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    President Johnson Speaks to Rose Kennedy

    Following President John F. Kennedy’s assassination, President and Mrs. Johnson placed a telephone call and offered their condolences to Mrs. Rose Kennedy, mother of the…

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    President Johnson Oath of Office

    This program contained audio of President Lyndon Johnson’s swearing-in ceremony edited with photographs taken by the White House photographer.

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    Lyndon Johnson Radio Proclamation on Kennedy Assassination

    President Johnson read a proclamation to the nation the day after John F. Kennedy was assassinated. He praised the life of the 35th president and asked the nation to pause on Monday,…

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    Thurgood Marshall Nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court

    A portion of a June 1967 Universal Newsreel about the nomination of civil rights lawyer Thurgood Marshall to the U.S. Supreme Court shows various clips of Mr. Marshall, including with…

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    President Johnson Signs Civil Rights Act of 1964

    President Lyndon Johnson made remarks and signed the Civil Rights Act of 1964 on July 2, 1964. He was seen giving pens to many in attendance, including the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr.,…

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    President Johnson 1965 Inauguration

    President Johnson addressed the nation following his swearing-in during the presidential inauguration ceremony.  The president was sworn-in by Chief Justice Earl Warren. The…

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    Murdered Civil Rights Workers

    A series of recorded telephone conversations between President Johnson and F.B.I. Director Hoover was aired about the murder in Mississippi of three civil rights workers, James Chaney,…

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    President Johnson Signs Medicare Bill

    Newsreel footage was shown of President Lyndon Baines Johnson signing a Medicare bill into law on July 30, 1965. That legislation was part of President Johnson’s “Great…

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    Lyndon Johnson Presidency

    White House newsreel footage chronicled events during Johnson’s presidency in January of 1968. This program was produced at the Naval Photographic Center. The program was shown courtesy…

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    State of the Union Address

    President Johnson spoke to Congress regarding the State of the Union. He focused on the need to improve the unemployment rate and equal civil rights for all Americans. He also…

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    1968 White House Tour with Lady Bird Johnson

    Lady Bird Johnson conducted a tour of some of the private areas of the White House and spoke about their significance. The video, The President’s House, was shot by the Naval…

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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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    Lyndon Johnson Funeral Service

    NBC footage of President Johnson’s funeral was shown.

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    President Johnson's Address to Congress

    President Johnson spoke to a joint session of Congress following the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. He reflected on Kennedy’s legacy in office and pledged to…

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    Johnson Audio Tapes

    Excerpts from a conversation between President Johnson and Richard Russell about military operations were played with a still image screen backdrop.

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    Book Discussion on Tip O'Neill and the Democratic Century

    Mr. Farrell talked about his book Tip O’Neill and the Democratic Century: A Biography, published by Little, Brown & Company. Thomas Philip “Tip” O’Neill…

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    Vietnam War

    President Johnson spoke about the conflict in Vietnam and the U.S. policy regarding the region.

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    "Great Society" Speech

    President Johnson delivered the commencement address at the University of Michigan. He spoke about the state of American success. He stressed that America’s power should be…

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