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    The LBJ Tapes: Presidential Campaign

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    President Lyndon Johnson talked with advisors about the presidential campaign, the First Lady’s trip to the Midwest, milk prices and the federal budget. Note: Some language may be…

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    The LBJ Tapes: District of Columbia Government

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    President Lyndon Johnson talked to the mayors of Baltimore and New York, and newspaper publisher John Knight about the District of Columbia government, race-related demonstrations, and the…

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    The LBJ Tapes: Civil Unrest

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    President Lyndon Johnson talked with advisors about violent civil rights demonstrations around the country and Congressional opposition to proposed tax increases and to more spending for…

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    The LBJ Tapes: Kosygin Meeting

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    President Lyndon Johnson talked with former president Dwight Eisenhower about his meeting in New Jersey with Soviet Premier Kosygin and turmoil in the Middle East, including United Nations…

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    The LBJ Tapes: Kosygin Visit

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    President Lyndon Johnson’s calls about a visit to the UN by Soviet premier Alexi Kosygin and President Johnson’s efforts to set up a meeting. The President talks to Senate Foreign Relations…

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    The LBJ Tapes: Middle East Conflict

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    President Lyndon Johnson spoke with his advisors about fighting in the Middle East, a visit to the United Nations by Soviet Premier Kosygin and his efforts to set up a meeting and a pending…

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    The LBJ Tapes: Railroads Strike

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    President Lyndon Johnson talked about a threatened strike against the railroads and financial legislation with AFL-CIO President George Meany, Defense Secretary Robert McNamara, and Senate…

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    The LBJ Tapes: Latin America Summit

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    President Lyndon Johnson talked about an upcoming summit in Latin America, a meeting with the Soviets about fishing rights, Vietnam and a threatened railroad strike. Participants included Sol Linowitz,…

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    The LBJ Tapes: Agricultural Issues

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    President Lyndon Johnson talked about the war in Vietnam, investigating the CIA, agriculture issues, and whether New York Democratic Senator Robert Kennedy will run for president. …

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    The LBJ Tapes: Vietnam and Latin America

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    President Lyndon Johnson discussed the war in Vietnam, legislation, and a summit about Latin America. Participants included Vice President Hubert Humphrey, Secretary of State Dean Rusk, and…

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    The LBJ Tapes: Appointments

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    President Lyndon Johnson talked about appointments, the economy, foreign policy, and leaks to the press in calls with Vice President Hubert Humphrey, Senate Republican Leader Everett…

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    The LBJ Tapes: Vietnam Peace Proposals

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    President Lyndon Johnson discussed the war in Vietnam, including peace proposals from foreign leaders and from Senator Robert Kennedy. He also discussed an agreement with the Soviet Union about…

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    The LBJ Tapes: North Carolina Politics

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    President Lyndon Johnson discussed North Carolina politics and school desegregation, a government defense contract for Lockheed Martin and who should become the next attorney general.…

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    The LBJ Tapes: Defense Contracts

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    We continue our series of President Lyndon Johnson’s calls from fifty years ago. In these February 1967 conversations, he discussed defense contracts, the 1963 assassination of President Kennedy,…

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    The LBJ Tapes: Vietnam War and CIA Operations

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    From February 1967, President Lyndon Johnson discussed the war in Vietnam, CIA operations, and a judicial appointment supported by Senate Minority Leader Everett Dirksen.  Also,…

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    The LBJ Tapes: Vietnam War and Soviet Consulates

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    President Lyndon Johnson talked to cabinet members, key advisers and the leaders of the Senate about the war in Vietnam, whether to release impounded highway funds and a pending treaty with…

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    1969 State of the Union Address

    President Lyndon Johnson delivered his final State of the Union Address to Congress on January 14, 1969, less than a week before the inauguration of his successor, Republican Richard Nixon.…

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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…

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    The LBJ Tapes: Labor Issues

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    President Johnson’s calls with Labor Secretary Willard Wirtz; AFL-CIO President George Meany; and United Auto Workers Union President Walter Reuther. Topics include a minimum wage bill; strikes…

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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 outlined the goals…

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