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Audio diary and annotated transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, 1/1/1965 (Friday)

LBJ's & Lady Bird's weight; Lady Bird cleans closets; LBJ & Lady Bird to Haywood Ranch; Johnsons watch the Texas-Alabama football game and have a "Thanksgiving dinner;" planting grass at the LBJ Ranch

Audio diary and annotated transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, 1/1/1966 (Saturday)

Christmas gifts to the Johnsons; Tony and Matianna Taylor are houseguests; visit to Enchanted Rock; discussion with Thomas Mann about Mexico; lunch at the LBJ Ranch; mass at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church; visit with Lynda Johnson and Warrie Lynn…

Audio diary and annotated transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, 1/10/1964 (Friday)

Examining samples for family quarters; tea for ladies of the press; Lady Bird mentions many press women; Esther Peterson, Assistant to the President for Consumer Problems; tour of the WH; history of WH rooms; Eleanor Roosevelt; Nan Robertson's news…

Audio diary and annotated transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, 1/10/1965 (Sunday)

LBJ, Lady Bird and Lynda Johnson attend Saint Mark's Church; cute story about Coco McPherson; lunch with Sam Houston Johnson; LBJ naps; Lady Bird talks with Luci Johnson about converting to Catholicism; dinner with George Mahons; Marianne Means…

Audio diary and annotated transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, 1/10/1966 (Monday)

LBJ attends annual communion service at National Presbyterian Church; Lady Bird meets women from Scrap Steel and Iron Dealers; office work and lunch with Luci Johnson; Lady Bird works on upcoming social events; Indian Prime Minister Shastri dies;…

Audio diary and annotated transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, 1/10/1967 (Tuesday)

State of the Union message; Johnson Administration china; LBJ practices speech; lunch; Lady Bird meets about Fort Worth green space; beautification meeting on Washington, DC plans; Lady Bird & Lynda to Capital; Lady Bird mentions guests; death of…

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, 1/11/1964 (Saturday)

Poverty trip to Wilkes-Barre & Scranton, PA; Mrs. William Scranton; visit to Goldsmith Mill and Wyoming Valley Technical Institute; lunch at Wilkes College; Artist George Catlin's painting of Native-Americans; Lady Bird's talk with students;…

Audio diary and annotated transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, 1/11/1965 (Monday)

Lady Bird works on Inaugural plans; Lady Bird to party for Martha Hodges; 1959 visit of Mexican President Lopez Mateos; Lady Bird talks about Luther Hodges; Lady Bird invites friends for drinks and swim; dinner with LBJ and Luci Johnson; news media…

Audio diary and annotated transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, 1/11/1966 (Tuesday)

LBJ and Lady Bird talk in bed about their future; Lady Bird works on income tax for Luci and Lynda Johnson; LBJ staff working on State of the Union speech; Lady Bird presents awards at event for National Wildlife Federation; newspaper articles about…

Audio diary and annotated transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, 1/11/1968 (Thursday)

LBJ & Lady Bird to Austin for meetings; Lady Bird goes to the LBJ Library site with Lawson Knott & Max Brooks; Lady Bird and Knott return to LBJ's office in the Federal Building; Lady Bird to LBJ Library site with a photographer; Lady Bird to hair…

Audio diary and annotated transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, 1/12/1964 (Sunday)

At Camp David; LBJ to Episcopal Church service; Sen. Dick Russell stories about Robert E. Lee and Civil War; Lynda Johnson's knowledge of Civil War; Lady Bird reads news articles; bowling with Secretary McNamara; return to WH; Lady Bird intimidated…

Audio diary and annotated transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, 1/12/1965 (Tuesday)

State dinner for Japanese Prime Minister Eisako Sato; Lady Bird explores storerooms to make inventory; Lady Bird to beauty parlor; Lady Bird describes ceremonies and exchange of state gifts; Lady Bird mentions several guests; Roosevelt and Truman…

Audio diary and annotated transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, 1/12/1966 (Wednesday)

State of the Union Message; Lady Bird has a Beautification luncheon and tour of Washington, D.C., including public housing projects; LBJ has lunch at 6:30 p.m.; Lady Bird attends State of the Union Message with family and friends; 20-day bombing halt…

Audio diary and annotated transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, 1/13/1964 (Monday)

Snow in Washington; reading and editing Ruth Montgomery's book; decorating Lynda's and Luci's rooms; meeting with Dick Adler about entertainment for Italian state dinner; briefing by Frank Meloy on Italy; LBJ's late for dinner because of Cabinet Room…

Audio diary and annotated transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, 1/13/1965 (Wednesday)

Lady Bird works on mail and inauguration; Lady Bird visits with Jean Kintner; LBJ gives Ashton Gonella a birthday gift; four planes are shot down in Vietnam; Lady Bird talks of the presidency and LBJ's fears; Lady Bird swims and talks with Lynda and…

Audio diary and annotated transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, 1/13/1967 (Friday)

Surprise birthday party for Ashton Gonella at Patsy Chaney's home; beautification meeting, with LBJ joining to give inspiring talk; LBJ reminisces about NYA highway parks in 1936; Johnsons meet Prince Juan Carlos & Princess Sophia of Spain; Lady Bird…

Audio diary and annotated transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, 1/13/1968 (Saturday)

Johnsons play bridge for three nights; LBJ is exercising every day; Lady Bird completes household chores; lunch; Lady Bird meets Jesse Hunter about decorating LBJ boyhood home; LBJ & Lady Bird to A.W. Moursund's office; drive through Scharnhorst,…

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, 1/14/1964 (Tuesday)

Head of State visit of President and Signora Segni of Italy; Entertainment by Christy Minstrels and Robert Merrill; descript of Lady Bird's gown; exchange of heads of state gifts; music from Lady Bird's childhood

Audio diary and annotated transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, 1/14/1965 (Thursday)

Lady Bird meets with Sargent Shriver and Eric Goldman about Operation Head Start and VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America); Lady Bird must decide which program to focus on; Lady Bird assesses Shriver; farewell party for Luther and Martha Hodges;…

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, 1/15/1964 (Wednesday)

Meeting with J.B. Usher about late meals; Chefs Rene and Ferdinand; Lunch at Italian Embassy; Exchange of State gifts; Description of food and Embassy; Louis XIV and Napoleon; Change in Roman Catholic Church; Italian Government; Inter-Parliamentary…

Audio diary and annotated transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, 1/15/1965 (Friday)

Lady Bird meets with Roy Rodman, chief landscape designer for Texas Highways; arrival of Canadian Prime Minister Pearson; Lady Bird takes Mrs. Pearson on tour of LBJ Ranch; Winston Churchill's illness; Pearson relates story about Andrei Gromyko; John…

Audio diary and annotated transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, 1/15/1968 (Monday)

Office work; LBJ & Lady Bird watch 1966 State of Union message; LBJ & Lady Bird lunch with George Christian; 1968 Presidential election and LBJ's decision whether to run again; Lady Bird meets with John Walker about acquisitions for the White House;…

Audio diary and annotated transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, 1/16/1964 (Thursday)

Lady Bird performs doctor-recommended exercises; luncheon for women; Helen Hayes; Luci Johnson, National Cathedral School and eye problems; dinner for Senate Committee heads and leadership; briefing for men and tour of WH for women; Margaret Chase…

Audio diary and annotated transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, 1/16/1965 (Saturday)

Lady Bird & Mary Bundy go for walk; farewell to Prime Minister and Mrs. Pearson; Lady Bird meets with LBJ Ranch staff; Lady Bird meets about Johnson City homestead and Texas State Parks; LBJ and Lady Bird to Moursunds; dinner with the Melvin Winters;…

Audio diary and annotated transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, 1/16/1966 (Sunday)

LBJ and Lady Bird go to National City Christian Church; both watch Hubert Humphrey on TV; LBJ and Jack Brooks discuss redistricting; Lady Bird interviews for chef position; Lady Bird bowls with Liz Carpenter; Johnsons have dinner with several…

Audio diary and annotated transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, 1/17/1964 (Friday)

Meeting with Clark Clifford about Fine Arts Committee; possibility of permanent Curator; Committee on the Preservation of the White House; interview with "Look" magazine; tea with Governor and Mrs. Breathit of Kentucky; Luci Johnson; dinner with…

Audio diary and annotated transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, 1/17/1965 (Sunday)

LBJ & Lady Bird to Christian Church in Johnson City; LBJ & Lady Bird to Sam Johnson house and to visit LBJ's sister, Lucia; Jessie Hunter, Uncle Huffman and Aunt Ovilee, et al to fly on Air Force One to Washington for Inauguration; LBJ & Lady Bird to…

Audio diary and annotated transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, 1/17/1967 (Tuesday)

Johnsons have coffee & newspapers; Lady Bird works on guests & menus; phone calls to Marnie Clifford, Lera Thomas & Lynda Johnson; Lady Bird to dentist & dress fitting; call about Karnack Post Office; visit with Lera Thomas about trip to Vietnam;…

Audio diary and annotated transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, 1/17/1968 (Wednesday)

LBJ works on State of the Union message; Lady Bird, et al, to Buchanan School to see renovated playground; Beautification meeting at the White House; LBJ meets with Congressional leaders; statement drafted on LBJ's decision not to run in 1968; Lady…

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;…