Audio


Lyndon B. Johnson Pre-Presidential Recordings Collection, 9/30/1936 - 11/8/1963

  • 754 linear feet, including phonograph disks and audio tape reels
  • Available for research
  • 100% digitized
  • 1 series
  • Partially copyright protected

This series consists of sound recordings of Lyndon B. Johnson and recordings used by him during his congressional career and vice presidency. The recordings include campaign events, press conferences, ceremonies, news broadcasts, conferences, conventions, and social events. Lyndon B. Johnson can be heard in the bulk of the recordings. Other speakers include Franklin D. Roosevelt, India Edwards and John F. Kennedy.

For complete collection and series descriptions, visit the National Archives Catalog. [NAID: 34166756]

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Sound Recordings of President Lyndon B. Johnson, 11/22/1963 - 1/17/1969

  • Part of "Records of the White House Communications Agency" collection
  • 3239 linear feet, including audio open reel tapes
  • Available for research
  • 100% digitized
  • Public domain

This series consists of sound recordings of public statements made by Lyndon B. Johnson while he served as President of the United States. It contains speeches, press conferences, ceremonies, interviews, announcements and addresses.

For complete collection and series descriptions, visit the National Archives Catalog. [NAID: 34425227]

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Sound Recordings of the First Lady's Speeches, 3/24/1964 - 12/17/1968

  • Part of "Records of the White House Communications Agency" collection
  • Available for research
  • 264 linear feet, including audio open reel tape
  • 100% digitized
  • Public domain

This series consists of sound recordings of speeches delivered by Lady Bird Johnson while she was First Lady of the United States. The speeches were given at graduations, dedications, awards ceremonies, political and charitable events, White House social events, and other high-profile community events. She sometimes spoke about political affairs, but most of the speeches address social issues, especially the environment.

For complete collection and series descriptions, visit the National Archives Catalog. [NAID: 33089203]

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Sound Recordings of Lady Bird Johnson's Whistle Stop Campaign Tour, 10/6/1964 - 10/9/1964

  • Part of "Records of the White House Communications Agency" collection
  • 113 linear feet, including audio open reel tape
  • Available for research
  • 100% digitized
  • Public domain

This series consists of sound recordings of Lady Bird Johnson’s whistle stop campaign tour, which had stops in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana. It was meant to rally support for the Democratic Party after passage of the 1964 Civil Rights Act and to support President Johnson's 1964 Presidential bid.

For complete collection and series descriptions, visit the National Archives Catalog. [NAID: 32622741]

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Sound Recordings of President John F. Kennedy, 1/20/1961 - 11/22/1963

  • Part of "Records of the White House Communications Agency" collection
  • Available for research
  • 100% digitized
  • 157 linear feet, including audio open reel tape and audiocassettes
  • Available for research
  • 10% digitized
  • Public domain

For complete collection and series descriptions, visit the National Archives Catalog. [NAID: 12009411]

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Sound Recordings of the White House Events, 3/22/1966 - 8/15/1968

  • Part of "Records of the White House Communications Agency" collection
  • Available for research
  • 50% digitized
  • 157 linear feet, including audio open reel tape and audiocassettes
  • Available for research
  • 10% digitized
  • Public domain

For complete collection and series descriptions, visit the National Archives Catalog. [NAID: 12009411]

 

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Sound Recordings of White House Briefings and Receptions, 2/19/1965 - 4/5/1967

  • Part of "Records of the White House Communications Agency" collection
  • 157 linear feet, including audio open reel tape and audiocassettes
  • Available for research
  • 10% digitized
  • Public domain

This series consists of sound recordings of special briefings and receptions at the White House. They were held for members of Congress and other prominent government and private sector leaders. The events were a form of outreach and were used to inform central stakeholders on important policy decisions and on critical situations like events in Vietnam.

For complete collection and series descriptions, visit the National Archives Catalog. [NAID: 34380826]

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Sound Recordings Related to the Lyndon B. Johnson Library and Museum, 5/17/1971 - 5/30/2007

  • Part of "Recordings of the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library and the Lyndon Baines Johnson Foundation" collection
  • Mostly available for research
  • 5% digitized
  • Copyright restrictions on most items

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For complete collection and series descriptions, visit the National Archives Catalog. [NAID: 12165878]

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Sound Recordings of the 1964 Democratic National Convention and Campaign, 8/24/1964 - 10/7/1964

  • Part of the "Records of the Democratic National Committee, 1960 - 1968" collection
  • Available for research
  • 10% digitized

This series consists of sound recordings from the 1964 Democratic National Convention held in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The recordings include audio recordings from the major television network broadcasts of the convention, recordings made by the Democratic National Committee from various events at the convention, and recordings made to be played at the convention and campaign events.

For complete collection and series descriptions, visit the National Archives Catalog. [NAID: 32668849]

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Sound Recordings of the 1964 Republican National Convention, 7/13/1964 - 7/16/1964

  • Part of the "Records of the Democratic National Committee, 1960 - 1968" collection
  • Available for research
  • 10% digitized

This series consists of sound recordings, from the major television network broadcasts, of the 1964 Republican National Convention held in Daly City, California. The recordings include the acceptance speeches made by Barry Goldwater and William E. Miller, the Republican nominees for President and Vice President. There are also recordings of the keynote speech by Oregon Senator Mark O. Hatfield and a speech by former President Dwight D. Eisenhower.

For complete collection and series descriptions, visit the National Archives Catalog. [NAID: 32744548]

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Sound Recordings of Hubert H. Humphrey Speeches , 9/15/1964 - 10/21/1964

  • Part of the "Records of the Democratic National Committee, 1960 - 1968" collection
  • Available for research
  • 10% digitized

This series consists of sound recordings of speeches and remarks made by Hubert H. Humphrey while he was the Democratic Party's vice presidential candidate in the 1964 national election.

For complete collection and series descriptions, visit the National Archives Catalog. [NAID: 32621826]

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(Drew Pearson) Sound Recordings of Radio Broadcasts, 10/29/1947 - 9/28/1969

  • Part of the "Papers of Drew Pearson, 1915 - 1969" collection
  • 278 linear feet, including feel strips and film reels
  • Available for research
  • 5% digitized
  • Copyright restrictions on all items

This series is comprised of sound recordings of Drew Pearson's radio broadcasts. Pearson's programs were commentaries on daily news addressing national and international events, political and social issues, government officials, government mismanagement, political campaigns, party politics, political scandals and large corporations. Pearson comments about the post-World War II defense reorganization, as well as military policy during the Korean War, the invasion of Poland, and the Vietnam conflict.

For complete collection and series descriptions, visit the National Archives Catalog [NAID 32208416]

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(Milton Sacks) Lectures, Speeches, Radio Broadcasts, and Entertainment Program Sound Recordings , ca. 9/1954 - 10/25/1977

  • Part of the "Papers of I. (Isaac) Milton Sacks, 1919 - 1981" collection
  • 59 linear feet, including phonograph records, reel-to-reel audio tapes, and audio cassettes
  • Not available for research
  • Partly copyright protected

The series is primarily comprised of audio recordings of I. (Isaac) Milton Sacks lectures, interviews, and speeches, typically on the subjects of the Vietnam War, Southeast Asia generally, and Communism and Communist ideology. He also spoke on the subject of civil rights in the United States and the impact of related domestic policies on international relations. Most of the recordings are from the 1960s and were taped in the Boston area. 

For complete collection and series descriptions, visit the National Archives Catalog. [NAID: 18558766]

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