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Audio diary and annotated transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, 5/12/1967 (Friday)

Office work; Lady Bird mentions inviting Mamie Eisenhower by phone; Lady Bird greets Mamie Eisenhower upon arrival; President Eisenhower is in hospital; Lady Bird & Mamie greet guests in receiving line for Senate Wives' Red Cross Unit luncheon; china…

Audio diary and annotated transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, 10/10/1967 (Tuesday)

Breakfast; drive through New England countryside to Westchester County Airport; flight to Washington, DC in the fog; luncheon for President & Mrs. Ankrah of Ghana; exchange of state gifts; General Ankrah puts ceremonial robe on LBJ; Lady Bird…

Audio diary and annotated transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, 9/19/1967 (Tuesday)

Dress fitting; Lady Bird works with Hester Provenson on speeches for trip; lunch with Lynda Johnson; Lady Bird has doctor visit; Lady Bird has tea for Texas friends; reminiscences about "Fandango" held at LBJ Ranch; LBJ School for Public Affairs;…

Audio diary and annotated transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, 11/17/1966 (Thursday)

32nd wedding anniversary; LBJ in hospital for surgery on hernia & throat polyp; Lady Bird does office work; LBJ visits with President Eisenhower & Carl Albert; LBJ meets with staff about budget; LBJ feels better and keeps doctors and staff laughing;…

Audio diary and annotated transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, 2/4/1966 (Friday)

Lady Bird practices her speech; Lady Bird goes to hairdresser; Luci's upcoming wedding; LBJ is going to Hawaii; presentation of Eleanor Roosevelt portrait in East Room; Lady Bird reminiscences about meeting Eleanor Roosevelt; Lady Bird mentions…

Audio diary and annotated transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, 10/14/1965 (Thursday)

Bill Moyers gives briefing on LBJ's health; Lady Bird sends telegram for President Eisenhower's birthday; Johnsons spend few hours in quiet, sunny room overlooking countryside; press were allowed to take photographs; Lady Bird goes to Great Falls…

Audio diary and annotated transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, 10/9/1965 (Saturday)

LBJ has better color; LBJ ordered clothes in New York for Lynda, Luci and Lady Bird; extreme cleaning at White House during Johnsons' absence; Lady Bird talks with Lynda Johnson about her article for National Geographic; description of hospital…

Audio diary and annotated transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, 7/2/1964 (Thursday)

Luci Johnson's 17th birthday with gifts & cake; office work; Luci's job as optometry assistant; anniversary of LBJ's heart attack; House passes Civil Rights Bill; signing ceremony for Civil Rights Act; Lady Bird reminiscences about 1957 Civil Rights…

Audio diary and annotated transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, 5/21/1964 (Thursday)

Lady Bird trip to Kentucky; press; Lady Bird meets Gov. & Mrs. Breathitt; 8-hour tour by motorcade; Lady Bird halts car to shake hands with schoolchildren; Lady Bird walks to Arthur Robertson home & Lick Branch School; reminiscences about Fern…

Audio diary and annotated transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, 4/25/1964 (Saturday)

Lady Bird meets with dressmaker; Lady Bird to dentist; LBJ, Lady Bird and Lynda have lunch with Dr. & Mrs. J. Frank Dobie, Walker Stone, Bill Stevens and President Truman; reminiscences by HST, including the decision to drop the atomic bomb; HST on…