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… read more

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 outlined the goals of what he called the “Great Society.” Less than a year earlier, President Johnson was sworn in following President Kennedy’s assassination. He would go on to win the general election against Republican Senator Barry Goldwater. close

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President Johnson's 1964 Acceptance Speech

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Program ID:
321010-1
Category:
White House Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States
First Aired:
Aug 17, 2014
Last Aired:
Aug 30, 2014

Airing Details

  • Aug 17, 2014 | 9:55pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 17, 2014 | 11:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 24, 2014 | 4:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 25, 2014 | 2:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 30, 2014 | 7:59am EDT | C-SPAN 3