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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…

Audio diary and annotated transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, 3/12/1964 (Thursday)

Greek King Paul's funeral; Archbishop Christostomas of Athens; Prince Phillip of England; unpleasant incident with Archbishop Makarias of Cyprus and crowd; long funeral procession to gravesite; Prince Loraton of Cambodia and stone-throwing at US…

Audio diary and annotated transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, 3/10/1964 (Tuesday)

Lady Bird and Lynda Johnson go for walk and bowling; trip on Air Force One to Greece with President Harry Truman for funeral of King Paul; Lady Bird visits with others on plane including Archbishop Iakovos, head of Green Orthodox Church; stories and…

Audio diary and annotated transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, 2/12/1964 (Wednesday)

Visit of British Prime Minister and Ms. Douglas-Home; Citizen's Advisory Council on Status of Women meeting; tour for Billy Marcus and Wendy; tea with Anna Roosevelt Halstead, her reminiscences, and her remarks about Iran and the Shah of Iran; dinner…

Audio diary and annotated transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, 1/28/1964 (Tuesday)

Lynda Johnson and Warrie Lynn conduct tour of White House; Lady Bird session with Robin Duke and dressmaker; Lady Bird's niece, Susan Taylor; Mrs. Paul Mellon, supplier of WH flowers; goodbyes to and gift from Queen Frederika; Cyprus, Vietnam and…

Audio diary and annotated transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, 1/7/1964 (Tuesday)

Decorating Luci's and Lynda's rooms; LBJ stag luncheon for labor leaders and Administration officials; Lady Bird's descriptions of the labor leaders; reminiscences about Barbara & Eliot Janeway; Lady Bird dinner with visiting relatives; LBJ stag…

Audio diary and annotated transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, 12/31/1963 (Tuesday)

LBJ goes deer hunting; Lynda Johnson to Dallas; Luci Johnson to a game; Lady Bird takes nap; meeting with staff from Washington; social gathering with relatives; T.J. Taylor's estate; dinner with the Wests and Chambers; to Austin for two parties;…

Audio diary and annotated transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, 1/31/1969 (Friday)

Lady Bird decides not to travel to Palm Springs; Lady Bird reminisces about driving road to Austin; Lady Bird to KTBC; Lady Bird & Jesse Kellam to airport to meet Liz Carpenter; lunch; VIPs arriving for Headliners Club annual celebration; bad…

Audio diary and annotated transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, 1/28/1969 (Tuesday)

Lady Bird has breakfast with LBJ; Lady Bird selects items for 5th floor and office at the Federal Office Building; Lady Bird discusses publication of her diary with publisher; Lady Bird decides on her Secret Service coverage; Lady Bird drives to…

Audio diary and annotated transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, 1/25/1969 (Saturday)

LBJ & Lady Bird swim; LBJ is exercising regularly; Lady Bird is trying to organize LBJ Ranch & items from their Washington homes, and decorating the LBJ Ranch; hair styled; sorting materials for LBJ Library; Johnsons to Luci Nugent's home in Austin;…

Audio diary and annotated transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, 1/21/1969 (Tuesday)

LBJ & Lady Bird have coffee; Lady Bird reads while LBJ telephones & watches television; Johnsons go for walk; tourists on Ranch Road 1; group of African-American children from St. Paul's School, 500 miles away, wait to sing for the Johnsons; LBJ…

Audio diary and annotated transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, 1/20/1969 (Monday)

Lady Bird takes last stroll through rooms; Ashton Gonella's office & Luci Nugent's room are disaster; LBJ is giving Medals of Freedom to Mary Lasker, Laurance Rockefeller, et al; Johnsons greet Nixons and they ride down Pennsylvania Avenue to the…

Audio diary and annotated transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, 1/19/1969 (Sunday)

Last full day in White House; Johnsons & Billy Grahams to National City Christian Church; Lady Bird writes letter to Curator, Jim Ketchum, about Children's Garden with thank you to his staff; thank you letter to John Loeb; more acreage for national…

Audio diary and annotated transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, 1/17/1969 (Friday)

Hanoi will begin peace talks; Lady Bird has fitting for inaugural outfit; photographs taken of Lady Bird with her staff; LBJ & Lady Bird to Medal of Science awards; LBJ makes remarks & presents awards; LBJ & Lady Bird to National Press Club party;…

Audio diary and annotated transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, 1/14/1969 (Tuesday)

LBJ returns to White House; Lady Bird spent night at Pierre; Lady Bird reads about last night's party; invitations to State of the Union speech; Lady Bird back to White House; LBJ practices speech & rests; separate cars to Capitol; Lyn Nugent to…

Audio diary and annotated transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, 1/13/1969 (Monday)

Johnsons spent last weekend at Camp David; the Johnsons' belongings are being packed & moved out; Lady Bird has coffee with Alabama relatives; Lady Bird visits with the Brown family group; Lady Bird turns over personal documents to Dorothy Territo;…

Audio diary and annotated transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, 1/10/1969 (Friday)

Breakfast; desk work; swimming; hair salon; new china for the White House; luncheon with Walter Hoving, Chairman of Tiffany's; photos in State Dining Room with White House Tour Office; tea for Independent Agency wives; Lady Bird records diary; talk…

Audio diary and annotated transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, 1/4/1969 (Saturday)

Brief conference with Abe Fortas; meeting with Henry Middleton about films; meeting of LBJ Library Audiovisual Committee; to theater to view "The President's House;" office work & telephone calls; hair styled; portrait party at the White House; Lady…

Audio diary and annotated transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, 12/31/1968 (Tuesday)

New Year's Eve; renewed fighting in the Near East; Senator Ted Kennedy will fight Russell Long for Senate Whip position; LBJ is swimming every day & walking with Lady Bird; coffee at Rev. Truesdale's; Johnsons meet new Treasury Secretary at airport;…

Audio diary and annotated transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, 12/25/1968 (Wednesday)

Christmas Day; telephone calls; Father Kaifer hold mass in Lincoln Room; special blessings for Chuck Robb & Pat Nugent in Vietnam; family opens more presents; Johnsons to open house at Clark Clifford's; LBJ lays down to rest; more telephone calls;…

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

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…

Audio diary and annotated transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, 12/18/1968 (Wednesday)

LBJ to Bethesda Naval Hospital; Lady Bird's diary meeting with Carol Fortas; telephone calls; Lady Bird to Bethesda Naval Hospital; nap; goodbye to houseguests & visit with Tony Taylor; party for underprivileged children; Wizard of Oz play; reception…

Audio diary and annotated transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, 12/17/1968 (Tuesday)

LBJ's cold is worse; Lady Bird views September film at Naval Photo Lab; Lady Bird meets with Clark Clifford about proceeds from sale of diary; acquisition of Latrobe mantel; lunch & reminiscing with Belle & Phil Tippett; last Beautification meeting;…

Audio diary and annotated transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, 12/16/1968 (Monday)

Breakfast with LBJ; work on Christmas party; telephone calls about Tony Taylor; lunch with houseguests; Lady Bird reminisces with Alabama cousin & Tony; recording for ABC television show; Simone Poulain is leaving staff; hair salon; LBJ's cold is…

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

Hair salon; Luci Nugents escorts Tricia Nixon & Nixon Cabinet members' children through White House; Lynda & Chuck Robb are in Bangkok; last meeting of Committee for the Preservation of the White House; report on White House Historical Association;…

Audio diary and annotated transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, 12/9/1968 (Monday)

Lynda & Chuck Robb's one-year wedding anniversary; inaugural dress drama; Lady Bird meets with her staff; meeting with Harry McPherson about oral history project; meeting with Bess Abell & Jim Ketchum about Gilbert Stuart portrait of James Madison;…

Audio diary and annotated transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, 12/5/1968 (Thursday)

Breakfast with LBJ; telephone calls & office work; arrival ceremonies for Prime Minister & Mrs. Hoveyda of Iran; coffee with the Otis Singletarys; Lady Bird invites Muriel Humphrey to bring grandchildren to White House; clothes fitting; recording…

Audio diary and annotated transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, 12/3/1968 (Tuesday)

Lady Bird works on upcoming dinners & Christmas parties; Lady Bird views "Life in the Family Quarters at the White House" at Navy Photo Lab; Lady Bird to hair salon; desk work; White House party for Vietnam Veterans from Walter Reed & Bethesda…