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Oral history transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, interview 36 (XXXVI), 8/1994, by Harry Middleton

http://www.lbjf.org/txt/oh/oh-lbj/27500879-oh-ctj-199408xx-36-11-44.pdf
The prospect in 1955 of LBJ being a candidate for the presidency; Amon Carter and LBJ's relationship with Carter; John Henry Faulk; LBJ's 1955 heart attack; humorous story regarding suits a tailor was making for LBJ at the time of his heart attack;…

Oral history transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, interview 37 (XXXVII), 8/1994, by Harry Middleton

http://www.lbjf.org/txt/oh/oh-lbj/27500879-oh-ctj-199408xx-37-11-45.pdf
LBJ's January 1956 return to Congress following his heart attack; Jesse Kellam; the Johnsons' interest in sports; KTBC's success; criticism of LBJ; President Eisenhower's February 1956 announcement that he would run for re-election; the table Frank…

Oral history transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, interview 21 (XXI), 8/10/1981-8/11/1981, by Michael L. Gillette

http://www.lbjf.org/txt/oh/oh-lbj/27500879-oh-ctj-19810810-19810811-21-11-29.pdf
Activities during the summer of 1947 leading up to Luci Johnson's birth; riding on the Sequoia with Secretary of the Navy James Forrestal and friends; LBJ's interest in national defense and U.S. relations with the Soviet Union; Luci's birth; the…

Oral history transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, interview 18 (XVIII), 9/26/1980-9/27/1980, by Michael L. Gillette

http://www.lbjf.org/txt/oh/oh-lbj/27500879-oh-ctj-19800926-19800927-18-11-26.pdf
The back porch and yard of the Johnsons' Washington, D.C. home in 1943; Aunt Effie Pattillo's visits to Washington, D.C., her personality and her friendship with LBJ's mother, Rebekah Johnson; Jesse Kellam joining the navy; the end of the National…

Oral history transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, interview 11 (XI), Jan. 27-28, 1979, by Michael L. Gillette

http://www.lbjf.org/txt/oh/oh-lbj/27500879-oh-ctj-19790127-19790128-11-11-19.pdf
Questions in 1940 about whether Franklin Roosevelt would run for a third presidential term; the Marshall Ford Dam; social activities in Washington, D.C. in 1940; the death of LBJ's uncle, George Desha Johnson; Rebekah Johnson's 1940 visit to…

Oral history transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, interview 44 (XLIV), 1/26/191996, by Harry Middleton

http://www.lbjf.org/txt/oh/oh-lbj/27500879-oh-ctj-19960126-44-11-52.pdf
Lady Bird Johnson's father's decline in health and death; story of Lady Bird Johnson's mother building up Mr. Taylor's health and physique early in their marriage; Mrs. Johnson's role in the 1960 presidential campaign; public speaking; Mrs. Johnson's…

Oral history transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, interview 35 (XXXV), 3/8/191991, by Michael L. Gillette

http://www.lbjf.org/txt/oh/oh-lbj/27500879-oh-ctj-19910308-35-11-43.pdf
Social events of the 1950s; Senator Theodore Francis Green; Sam Rayburn; Senator Walter George; Herbert Hoover; Lady Bird Johnson's miscarriages in 1954; the political situation in Vietnam in 1954; the Texas governor's race between Allan Shivers and…

Oral history transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, interview 33 (XXXIII), 9/4/191983, by Michael L. Gillette

http://www.lbjf.org/txt/oh/oh-lbj/27500879-oh-ctj-19830904-33-11-41.pdf
Activities and volunteer work in the spring of 1953; dinner parties and socializing with Washington, D.C. friends; a party the Johnsons threw at the Carlton Hotel; Mamie Eisenhower; LBJ's political career in 1953; the early stages of public…

Oral history transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, interview 5 (V), 4/1/191978, by Michael L. Gillette

http://www.lbjf.org/txt/oh/oh-lbj/27500879-oh-ctj-19780401-5-11-13.pdf
The Johnson family's home in San Marcos; what Lady Bird Johnson thought of LBJ's early career prospects; LBJ's response to a job offer from Charles Marsh; LBJ's ability to remember names; Mrs. Johnson's reluctance to marry LBJ; the weeks leading up…

Oral history transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, interview 4 (IV), 2/4/191978, by Michael L. Gillette

http://www.lbjf.org/txt/oh/oh-lbj/27500879-oh-ctj-19780204-4-11-12.pdf
Lady Bird Johnson's June 1934 trip to New York City with Cecille Harrison; receiving LBJ's name and contact information from Gene Boehringer; touring New York City; traveling from New York City to Washington, D.C.; Mrs. Johnson's impressions of…

Oral history transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, interview 3 (III), 8/14/191977, by Michael L. Gillette

http://www.lbjf.org/txt/oh/oh-lbj/27500879-oh-ctj-19770814-3-11-11.pdf
Lady Bird Johnson's social life in Marshall and Jefferson, Texas; Jay Gould's efforts to bring the railroad through Jefferson and Marshall; Mrs. Johnson's experience riding a bicycle; writing articles for the Marshall Parrot; the African-American…

Oral history transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, interview 2 (II), 8/13/191977, by Michael L. Gillette

http://www.lbjf.org/txt/oh/oh-lbj/27500879-oh-ctj-19770813-2-11-10.pdf
Lady Bird Johnson's early education at the Fern School; childhood friends; Mrs. Johnson's relationship with Dorris Powell and her mother, Mrs. Odom; Minnie Lee Pattillo's mental health; attending African-American churches as a child; Mrs. Johnson's…

Oral history transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, interview 1 (I), 8/12/1977, by Michael L. Gillette

http://www.lbjf.org/txt/oh/oh-lbj/27500879-oh-ctj-19770812-1-11-09.pdf
Lady Bird Johnson's paternal grandmother; Mrs. Johnson's father, Thomas Jefferson Taylor, Jr., and his childhood; Mr. Taylor's move from Alabama to Texas and setting up his business; the Pattillo family and Mrs. Johnson's parents' marriage; Mrs.…

Oral history transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, interview 38 (XXXVIII), 8/1994, by Harry Middleton

http://www.lbjf.org/txt/oh/oh-lbj/27500879-oh-ctj-199408xx-38-11-46.pdf
Congress in 1957; Senator Ralph Yarborough; moving KTBC to the Driskill Hotel; Mary Margaret Wiley joining LBJ's staff; Senator Joseph McCarthy; Rebekah Johnson's visits to Washington, D.C., her interests and hobbies; LBJ teasing Glynn Stegall;…

Oral history transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, interview 41 (XLI), 8/1994, by Harry Middleton

http://www.lbjf.org/txt/oh/oh-lbj/27500879-oh-ctj-199408xx-41-11-49.pdf
Interviewing Henry Blackburn for a LBJ Ranch foreman position; LBJ's interest in running for president in 1960; Bill Moyers' work style; purchasing a building to house KTBC and an apartment for the Johnsons; decorator Genevieve Hendricks; income from…

Oral history transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, interview 32 (XXXII), 8/3/1982-8/4/1982, by Michael L. Gillette

http://www.lbjf.org/txt/oh/oh-lbj/27500879-oh-ctj-19820803-19820804-32-11-40.pdf
LBJ's election as Senate minority leader in 1953; the small numerical difference between majority and minority parties in the 1953 Senate; committee assignments; the Johnsons' social life in early 1953; the Eisenhower inauguration and related events;…

Oral history transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, interview 29 (XXIX), 3/19/1982-3/20/1982, by Michael L. Gillette

http://www.lbjf.org/txt/oh/oh-lbj/27500879-oh-ctj-19820319-19820320-29-11-37.pdf
1952 trips to Texas to oversee LBJ Ranch house renovations; Max Brooks and Marcus Burg's involvement with the Ranch house; decorating the Ranch; visitors to the Johnson home in Washington, D.C.; the Johnsons' relationship with the Melvin Winters and…

Oral history transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, interview 26 (XXVI), 1/9/1982-1/10/1982, by Michael L. Gillette

http://www.lbjf.org/txt/oh/oh-lbj/27500879-oh-ctj-19820109-19820110-26-11-34.pdf
Carpooling with Lynda to Ben Murch Elementary School in Washington, D.C.; Lynda and Luci's physical appearances; organizing the Texas ladies' luncheon in Washington, D.C.; socializing with other members of the Texas delegation; Doris Fleeson; Lady…

Oral history transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, interview 25 (XXV), 1/2/1982-1/3/1982, by Michael L. Gillette

http://www.lbjf.org/txt/oh/oh-lbj/27500879-oh-ctj-19820102-19820103-25-11-33.pdf
1949 employees, including Zephyr Wright, Patsy White, and Lewis; Drs. John Washington, Radford Brown and Lawn Thompson; Lady Bird Johnson's work managing the household finances; Leland Olds nomination to the Federal Power Commission; agricultural…

Oral history transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, interview 20 (XX), 2/20/1981-2/21/1981, by Michael L. Gillette

http://www.lbjf.org/txt/oh/oh-lbj/27500879-oh-ctj-19810220-19810221-20-11-28.pdf
LBJ's 1946 campaign and schedule of campaign activities; Gene Autry campaigning with LBJ; criticism after LBJ shook hands with African-American constituents; Wooldridge Park gatherings for food and political speech-making; the women's division of the…

Oral history transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, interview 19 (XIX), 2/6-7/1981, by Michael L. Gillette

http://www.lbjf.org/txt/oh/oh-lbj/27500879-oh-ctj-19810206-19810207-19-11-27.pdf
A January 1945 dinner for Grover Sellers at the Johnsons' home; Franklin Roosevelt's 1945 inauguration; the relationship between Senator Alvin Wirtz and Secretary Harold Ickes; the Johnsons' relationship with the Henry Wallace family; LBJ's work on…

Oral history transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, interview 16 (XVI), 1/29/1980-1/30/1980, by Michael L. Gillette

http://www.lbjf.org/txt/oh/oh-lbj/27500879-oh-ctj-19800129-19800130-16-11-24.pdf
Lady Bird Johnson's daily activities in Washington, D.C., while LBJ was serving in the navy in 1942; LBJ's congressional office staff and Lady Bird Johnson's role as manager of the office in LBJ's absence; correspondence with constituents; living…

Oral history transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, interview 15 (XV), 1/4/1980-1/5/1980, by Michael L. Gillette

http://www.lbjf.org/txt/oh/oh-lbj/27500879-oh-ctj-19800104-19800105-15-11-23.pdf
Closing up LBJ's Senate campaign headquarters after the 1941 loss; trip to New York City with Gene Boehringer Lasseter to see Van Cliburn; the political importance of postmasters; LBJ's involvement in the extension of Selective Service and the draft;…

Oral history transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, interview 13 (XIII), 9/2/1979-9/3/1979, by Michael L. Gillette

http://www.lbjf.org/txt/oh/oh-lbj/27500879-oh-ctj-19790902-19790903-13-11-21.pdf
Visiting the home of Evalyn Walsh McLean and socializing in 1941; Lady Bird's participation in a 75th Club luncheon honoring Eleanor Roosevelt; riding in Sam Rayburn's car; diversity in the 10th District; Lady Bird Johnson using her movie camera;…

Oral history transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, interview 10 (X), 1/25/1979-1/26/1979, by Michael L. Gillette

http://www.lbjf.org/txt/oh/oh-lbj/27500879-oh-ctj-19790125-19790126-10-11-18.pdf
Political issues of 1939; where the Johnsons lived; the Johnsons' friends; raising the height of the Marshall Ford Dam; the extension of Rural Electric Association lines and building of the Pedernales Electric Co-op in Johnson City; Lady Bird…

Oral history transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, interview 43 (XLIII), 1/23/1996, by Harry Middleton

http://www.lbjf.org/txt/oh/oh-lbj/27500879-oh-ctj-19960123-43-11-51.pdf
LBJ's opinion of accepting the vice-presidential nomination; how Lady Bird Johnson and LBJ's closest supporters felt about LBJ accepting the vice-presidential nomination; LBJ's activities immediately after the Democratic National Convention; trip to…

Oral history transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, interview 42 (XLII), 11/5/1994, by Harry Middleton

http://www.lbjf.org/txt/oh/oh-lbj/27500879-oh-ctj-19941105-42-11-50.pdf
A Theta Sigma Phi breakfast in 1960; the Ladies for Lyndon movement; the Johnson daughters' activities; Luci's interest in religion; preparing for LBJ's political rise; public speaking; the Johnsons' connection to St. David's Episcopal Church in…

Oral history transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, interview 34 (XXXIV), 2/23/1991, by Michael L. Gillette

http://www.lbjf.org/txt/oh/oh-lbj/27500879-oh-ctj-19910223-34-11-42.pdf
Senator Robert Taft stepping down as Senate majority leader in 1953 and later dying; the Texas drought; LBJ's travel throughout Texas in the summer of 1953; C. T. McLaughlin; Mrs. Ben Powell; Lady Bird Johnson's efforts to improve her public speaking…

Oral history transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, interview 31 (XXXI), 3/29/1982, by Michael L. Gillette

http://www.lbjf.org/txt/oh/oh-lbj/27500879-oh-ctj-19820329-31-11-39.pdf
The presidential campaign in the fall of 1952 and LBJ's involvement; controversy surrounding LBJ's support for Adlai Stevenson; LBJ's travel to campaign for fellow Democrats; Lady Bird Johnson's miscarriage in the fall of 1952; Senator Ernest…

Oral history transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, interview 30 (XXX), 3/22/1982, by Michael L. Gillette

http://www.lbjf.org/txt/oh/oh-lbj/27500879-oh-ctj-19820322-30-11-38.pdf
Furniture for the LBJ Ranch; living at the Ranch for the first time in the summer of 1952; LBJ's legislative work in 1952, including military waste and tidelands; the Republican and Democratic National Conventions in Chicago; controversy surrounding…

Oral history transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, interview 28 (XXVIII), 3/15/1982, by Michael L. Gillette

http://www.lbjf.org/txt/oh/oh-lbj/27500879-oh-ctj-19820315-28-11-36.pdf
Hiring Gene and Helen Williams and their job duties; Lady Bird Johnson's massages; Sugar Pickle's health; Jac Gubbel's assistance in landscaping the LBJ Ranch and Mr. Erb's help with the trees and yard work; hiring a foreman for the LBJ Ranch; LBJ's…

Oral history transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, interview 27 (XXVII), 1/30/1982, by Michael L. Gillette

http://www.lbjf.org/txt/oh/oh-lbj/27500879-oh-ctj-19820130-27-11-35.pdf
LBJ's 1949-1950 concern over the rising cost of defense; LBJ's work on the Senate Preparedness Subcommittee; Lynda's first grade school in Austin; Austin family activities, like dance classes and visiting friends; LBJ's travel and social events…

Oral history transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, interview 24 (XXIV), 11/15/1981, by Michael L. Gillette

http://www.lbjf.org/txt/oh/oh-lbj/27500879-oh-ctj-19811115-24-11-32.pdf
Stag parties early in 1949; decorator Genevieve Hendricks; acquiring furniture for the Johnsons' home; LBJ's Senate staff; LBJ's interest in children who were named after him; social and service opportunities for Lady Bird Johnson, such as the Senate…

Oral history transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, interview 23 (XXIII), 9/5/1981, by Michael L. Gillette

http://www.lbjf.org/txt/oh/oh-lbj/27500879-oh-ctj-19810905-23-11-31.pdf
Campaign strategies for the second 1948 primary against Coke Stevenson; voter support from the 10th District throughout LBJ's political career; Stevenson's weaknesses; political organization among women in Texas; seeking the votes of George Peddy and…

Oral history transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, interview 22 (XXII), 8/23/1981, by Michael L. Gillette

http://www.lbjf.org/txt/oh/oh-lbj/27500879-oh-ctj-19810823-22-11-30.pdf
A women's rally to organize LBJ's 1948 Senate campaign while LBJ was still at the Mayo Clinic; arranging for LBJ to campaign while traveling by helicopter; what it was like to campaign by helicopter; LBJ's efforts to plan for the future; LBJ's…

Oral history transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, interview 17 (XVII), 9/20/1980, by Michael L. Gillette

http://www.lbjf.org/txt/oh/oh-lbj/27500879-oh-ctj-19800920-17-11-25.pdf
LBJ's involvement with the Naval Affairs Committee in 1943 and efforts to stop absenteeism in navy jobs; food rationing in World War II; how life in the United States changed during WWII; attitudes toward military service; German-American…

Oral history transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, interview 14 (XIV), 9/9/1979, by Michael L. Gillette

http://www.lbjf.org/txt/oh/oh-lbj/27500879-oh-ctj-19790909-14-11-22.pdf
LBJ's 1941 Senate campaign; problems with LBJ's voice; LBJ's opponents in the race, including Gerald Mann, Governor W. Lee O'Daniel, and Martin Dies; filming the campaign on Lady Bird Johnson's movie camera; entertainment at campaign stops; LBJ's…

Oral history transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, interview 12 (XII), 8/19/1979, by Michael L. Gillette

http://www.lbjf.org/txt/oh/oh-lbj/27500879-oh-ctj-19790819-12-11-20.pdf
Returning to Washington, D.C. from Texas in January 1941; LBJ's hospitalization for pneumonia; LBJ's visitors during his hospitalization, including the Marshes; socializing with Decca Romilly and Virginia and Clifford Durr; anticipation of World War…

Oral history transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, interview 9 (IX), 1/24/1979, by Michael L. Gillette

http://www.lbjf.org/txt/oh/oh-lbj/27500879-oh-ctj-19790124-9-11-17.pdf
Driving from Texas to Washington, D.C. with LBJ's mother, Rebekah Johnson; the Columbia Road apartment the Johnsons rented in Washington, D.C. in 1938; taking Rebekah Johnson to a congressional reception hosted by President and Mrs. Franklin…