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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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    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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    LBJ Tapes: Kennedy assassination

    On the anniversary of the Kennedy assassination, radio communications from the day of the assassination and audio recordings of President Lyndon Johnson about the assassination and the…

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    LBJ Tapes: Gulf of Tonkin

    Conversations with key advisers including Defense Secretary Robert McNamara, Secretary of State Dean Rusk, and National Security Adviser McGeorge Bundy. And providing context for the Gulf…

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    Radio: The LBJ Tapes: Calls with Key Members of Congress

    Calls with Key Members of Congress

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    LBJ tapes: Richard Russell

    Phone conversations with Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman and Johnson adviser Richard Russell.

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    LBJ Tapes: Charlie Halleck

    Phone conversations with House Republican leader Charlie Halleck of Indiana, and his successor, future President Gerald Ford of Michigan. Topics included major legislation such as the…

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