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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