Audio diary and annotated transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, 11/23/1968 (Saturday)

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Title:

Audio diary and annotated transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, 11/23/1968 (Saturday)

Duration: (min: sec):

21:46

Number of Pages:

16

Description:

Lady Bird has breakfast & hair styled; Lady Bird & Lynda Robb fly to Cape Kennedy; tours of facility, lunch and briefing by Apollo 8 astronaut; competition for space facility between Florida & Texas; award ceremony for NASA employees; Lady Bird's speech includes memories of Sputnik; Lady Bird receives models of rocket & lunar module for LBJ Library; Lynda returns to White House; Dr. Debus talks about earth resources satellite; Lady Bird to Surf Side Cottage; Dr. Paine briefs press

Contributor:

Johnson, Lady Bird, 1912-2007; Mrs. Johnson's secretarial staff

Collection:

Lady Bird Johnson's White House Diary

Collection Description:

Go to List of Holdings

Series:

Sound Recordings of Lady Bird Johnson's Diary; Annotated Transcripts of Lady Bird Johnson's Diary

Location Details:

Royal Orleans Hotel, New Orleans, Louisiana

Subject:

Lady Bird Johnson personal; Humor and mimicry; Johnson family; Space program; Press relations; Ceremonies; Lady Bird Johnson reminiscences; Pre-Presidential; Legislation; LBJ Library

Archivist's General Note:

An edited transcript for this day was included in Lady Bird Johnson's book "A White House Diary," published in 1970.

Rights:

Public domain

Specific Item Type:

Personal diary

Type:

Text; Audio

Format:

Audio tape; Paper

Archivist's Technical Note:

7:56-8:02, poor sound quality. There are several wrong, missing or misspelled words and names in the transcript.

Physical Item ID #:

D-80

Identifier:

ctjd-19681123

Date:

1968-11-23

Location(s):

Louisiana

Time Period:

Presidential (Nov. 22, 1963-Jan. 20, 1969)