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  • emThe President June 1967em
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    The President, June 1967

    This U.S. Naval Photographic Center film reports on the activities of President Lyndon Johnson through the month of June 1967. Events included the Six-Day War in the Middle East, nomination…

    362 views
  • US Diplomacy and Counterinsurgency Policy in Vietnam
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    U.S. Diplomacy and Counterinsurgency Policy in Vietnam

    Steve Young, a former adviser who helped coordinate civilian and military programs during the Vietnam War, talked about how the conflict in Southeast Asia evolved over time and the role that…

    645 views
  • QA with Robert Caro
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    Q&A with Robert Caro

    Robert Caro talked about talks about, “On Power,” his audio project on the evolution and exercise of political power in America. He also talked about the progress he is making on the next…

    2,549 views
  • emThe Presidentem
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    The President

    This film reports on the activities of President Lyndon Johnson in the month of December 1966. President Johnson met with Mexico’s President at the border, awarded a Medal of Honor, hosted…

    174 views
  • Johnson 1964 Election Eve Program
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    Johnson 1964 Election Eve Program

    A program produced for the 1964 campaign of President Lyndon Johnson. Aired on national television on the eve of the general election, the program begins with remarks by President Johnson’s…

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  • Freedom of Information Act 50th Anniversary
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    Freedom of Information Act 50th Anniversary

    Tom Blanton talked about the history of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), signed by President Johnson on July 4, 1966. Mr. Blanton shared examples of FOIA documents and argued that the…

    275 views
  • emThe President July 1966em
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    The President: July 1966

    This program begins with President Johnson relaxing at his ranch in Texas for the Independence Day holiday and concludes with the president negotiating to end a machinist’s strike that shut…

    177 views
  • Vietnam War Commanders in Chief
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    Vietnam War Commanders in Chief

    Former presidential aides discussed the roles of Presidents Lyndon Johnson and Richard Nixon during the Vietnam War era. They were joined by historian to explore the foreign policy of each president as well as the…

    331 views
  • Medal of Honor Ceremony for Vietnam Veterans
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    Medal of Honor Ceremony for Vietnam Veterans

    President Johnson awarded the Medal of Honor to five veterans of the Vietnam War: Chaplin Angelo J. Liteky, Captain James Allen Taylor, Sergeant Sammy Lee Davis, Specialist Dwight Hal…

    201 views
  • President Johnson Vietnam War Press Conference
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    President Johnson Vietnam War Press Conference

    President Johnson briefed reporters and responded to questions on the Vietnam War. He responded to questions on force levels and increased tensions in Vietnam, and reflected on his four…

    355 views
  • emThe President November 1967em
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    The President: November 1967

    This film reports on President Lyndon Johnson’s activities in November 1967. Scenes included the arrival of King Mahendra of Nepal, the signing of the Public Broadcasting Act of 1967, and a…

    134 views
  • emShowcase for the Nationem
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    Showcase for the Nation

    This 1968 documentary tells the story of Lady Bird Johnson’s beautification program. The program focused on improving neglected areas of the nation’s capital by planting trees and flowers,…

    91 views
  • QA with Betty Caroli
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    Q&A with Betty Caroli

    Historian Betty Boyd Caroli talked about her book Lady Bird and Lyndon, in which she looks at the marriage and political partnership between Lady Bird and President Lyndon Johnson.

    721 views
  • emLady Bird and Lyndonem and emDestiny of Democracyem
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    Lady Bird and Lyndon and Destiny of Democracy

    Betty Boyd Caroli, author of Lady Bird and Lyndon: The Hidden Story of a Marriage That Made a President, and Mark Updegrove, author of Destiny of Democracy: The Civil Rights Summit at the…

    341 views
  • First Lady Lady Bird Johnson
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    First Lady Lady Bird Johnson

    Cokie Roberts and Betty Boyd Caroli talked about the life and influence of first lady Lady Bird Johnson and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. They discussed her business career, becoming a…

    5,393 views
  • CIA Director John Brennan on the Presidents Daily Briefing
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    President's Daily Briefing

    Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director John Brennan talked about the history of the president’s daily briefing. Following his remarks, former intelligence officers talked about the importance of the briefing.…

    465 views
  • Joseph Califano on emThe Triumph and Tragedy of Lyndon Johnsonem
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    The Triumph and Tragedy of Lyndon Johnson

    Joseph Califano talked about his book The Triumph and Tragedy of Lyndon Johnson: The White House Years, in which he presents a first-hand account of the Johnson administration’s Great…

    686 views
  • Voting Rights Act of 1965 Speech and Bill Signing
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    Voting Rights Act of 1965 Speech and Bill Signing

    President Johnson delivered remarks at the U.S. Capitol before signing the Voting Rights Act of 1965.

    320 views
  • Discussion on the Voting Rights Act of 1965
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    Voting Rights Act of 1965

    Joseph Califano and Kent Germany participated in an American History TV roundtable on the Voting Rights Act of 1965. The program featured White House recordings of President Lyndon Johnson.

    202 views
  • Medicare Signing Ceremony
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    Medicare Signing Ceremony

    Archival footage courtesy of ABC of President Johnson’s 1965 Medicare signing ceremony.

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