Audio diary and annotated transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, 12/24/1968 (Tuesday)

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Title:

Audio diary and annotated transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, 12/24/1968 (Tuesday)

Duration: (min: sec):

14:38

Number of Pages:

11

Description:

Christmas Eve; Tony Taylor had brain surgery at Mayo Clinic; LBJ is home from Bethesda Naval Hospital; Johnsons have party for close friends; Johnson Family exchanges gifts; LBJ is buying the White House Christmas ornaments for the LBJ Library; LBJ is moving slowly; Lyn Nugent follows Lucia Jane around giving her hugs & plays on Lucinda Robb's baby buggy; Christmas buffet dinner; Johnson family speaks with Chuck Robb & Pat Nugent, together in Vietnam; Lady Bird reads "Reflections" by Helen Hayes

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:

White House, Washington, DC

Subject:

Lady Bird Johnson personal; Economics; East Asia and the Pacific; Space program; Johnson family; LBJ health; Congressional relations; Pre-Presidential; Arts; Texas politics; LBJ personal; LBJ Library; Humor and mimicry; Vietnam

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:

In the scan, pages 8 & 9 of the transcript are transposed.

Physical Item ID #:

D-81

Identifier:

ctjd-19681224

Date:

1968-12-24

Location(s):

Washington, DC

Time Period:

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