Announcement Not To Seek Nomination

President Johnson spoke in a nationwide broadcast from the Oval Office to announce his reasons for declining to run for president in 1968.… read more

President Johnson spoke in a nationwide broadcast from the Oval Office to announce his reasons for declining to run for president in 1968. He said he sought to work on the immense problems facing the country without taking the time out to campaign for reelection. This speech occurred two months after the Tet offensive. close

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Announcement Not To Seek Nomination

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Program ID:
50065-1
Category:
White House Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Oval Office, White House, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 7, 1993
Last Aired:
Apr 2, 2007

Airing Details

  • Sep 07, 1993 | 9:23pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 08, 1993 | 3:26am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 28, 1998 | 10:33pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 29, 1998 | 1:33am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 29, 1998 | 10:15am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 12, 1999 | 3:41am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 13, 1999 | 7:15am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 10, 1999 | 5:47pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 02, 2007 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3

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