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    The LBJ Tapes: 1964 Presidential Election

    From1964, President Lyndon Johnson’s calls about the campaign and the Democratic National Convention. LBJ talked about the choice of a running mate, campaign strategy, and racial…

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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    The LBJ Tapes: December 1963

    President Johnson’s December 1963 calls, shortly after the assassination of President Kennedy. The president talked about the Federal budget and key appointments for Latin…

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    LBJ Tapes: November 1963 calls

    President Lyndon Johnson’s November 1963 calls, shortly after the assassination of President Kennedy. President Johnson talked to key advisers and members of his cabinet and from…

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    The LBJ Tapes: 50th Anniversary of Robert Weaver Swearing-In

    On January 18, 1966, Robert Weaver became the first secretary of the new Department of Housing and Urban Development and the first African American cabinet secretary.  We note this…

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    The LBJ Tapes: 50th Anniversary of Robert Weaver's Swearing In

    President Johnson’s 1965 and 1966 calls seeking advise, leading up to his choosing Robert Weaver as the first Secretary of Housing and Urban Development and first African-American…

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    The LBJ Tapes: 50th Anniversary of the AFL-CIO

    We note this month’s 50th anniversary of the AFL-CIO with President Johnson’s calls with AFL-CIO president George Meany. He was a key figure in the merger and served as its…

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    The LBJ Tapes: 50th Anniversary of the Northeast Blackout

    On November 9, 1965, around 5:30 pm Eastern Time, the lights went out over much of the Northeastern United States and parts of Canada. This program contains portions of President…

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    The LBJ Tapes: Immigration Act of 1965

    Portions of President Johnson’s phone calls leading up to Congress passing the Immigration Act of 1965. Also, his entire speech at the signing of the bill. And our interview with…

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    The LBJ Tapes: Phone Calls With Labor Leaders

    For the Labor Day weekend: President Johnson’s calls with Labor Secretary Willard Wirtz, AFL-CIO President George Meant, and United Auto Workers Union President Walter…

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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.

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    President Johnson on the Vietnam War

    President Lyndon B. Johnson held a news conference about the war in Vietnam and announced a large increase in American forces.

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    Medicare Signing Ceremony

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

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    President Johnson Medicare Phone Calls

    This is a C-SPAN radio produced program of President Lyndon B. Johnson’s 1965 White House recordings on Medicare. Audio with still photos.

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    LBJ Tapes: 50th Anniversary of Medicare & Medicaid

    On July 30, 1965, President Johnson signed into law the legislation establishing Medicare and Medicaid. And Saturday July 25, C-SPAN Radio airs President Johnson’s 1964 and '65…

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    Howard University Commencement Address

    President Lyndon B. Johnson gave the commencement address to the 1965 graduating class of Howard University. In the speech, which was delivered two months before he signed the Voting…

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    LBJ Tapes: December 1963

    President Lyndon Johnson’s December 1963 calls, in the early days of his presidency. President Lyndon Johnson continued to work with, and sometimes against, Congress on passage of…

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    LBJ Tapes: Legislative Strategies

    President Lyndon Johnson’s December 1963 calls, in the early days of his presidency. President Johnson strategized about legislation including the Civil Rights, tax and cotton…

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