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  • Series > White House Telephone Recordings and Transcripts (remove)
  • Specific Item Type > Telephone conversation (remove)
  • Tag > Digital item (remove)
  • Time Period > Presidential (Nov. 22, 1963-Jan. 20, 1969) (remove)
  • Contributor > Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973 (remove)
  • Subject > National politics (remove)
  • Subject > Press relations (remove)

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  • LYNDA BIRD JOHNSON
  • "CHICAGO"; DAILY DIARY INDICATES LADY BIRD, LYNDA JOHNSON ARE ABOARD LADY BIRD SPECIAL; EXTREMELY POOR SOUND QUALITY; CONTINUES ON NEXT RECORDING
  • First Lady
  • LADY BIRD AND LYNDA JOHNSON REPORT ON THEIR WHISTLESTOP CAMPAIGN ACTIVITIES IN SOUTH ON LADY BIRD SPECIAL; LBJ REPORTS ON HIS CAMPAIGN ACTIVITIES
  • Johnson, Lady Bird, 1912-2007
  • Telephone conversation # 5842, sound recording, LBJ and LADY BIRD JOHNSON, 10/7/1964, 9:40PM
  • LADY BIRD JOHNSON
  • LYNDA BIRD JOHNSON
  • "CHICAGO"; DAILY DIARY INDICATES LADY BIRD, LYNDA JOHNSON ARE ABOARD LADY BIRD SPECIAL; POOR SOUND QUALITY; CONTINUES FROM PREVIOUS RECORDING
  • First Lady
  • LADY BIRD AND LYNDA JOHNSON REPORT ON THEIR WHISTLESTOP CAMPAIGN ACTIVITIES IN SOUTH ON LADY BIRD SPECIAL; LBJ READS UNFAVORABLE COLUMN ABOUT WHISTLESTOP CAMPAIGN, ASKS ABOUT HECKLERS, SIZE OF CROWDS, LUCI JOHNSON
  • Johnson, Lady Bird, 1912-2007
  • Telephone conversation # 5843, sound recording, LBJ and LADY BIRD JOHNSON, 10/7/1964, 9:40PM
  • LADY BIRD JOHNSON
  • First Lady
  • LADY BIRD JOHNSON DISCUSSES WAYS TO OFFER SUPPORT TO WALTER AND MARJORIE JENKINS FOLLOWING HIS ARREST ON MORALS CHARGE; MARJORIE JENKINS' VIEW OF INCIDENT; DISCUSSION OF NEED TO BALANCE PERSONAL FEELINGS WITH CONCERNS OF OFFICE OF PRESIDENT
  • Johnson, Lady Bird, 1912-2007
  • Telephone conversation # 5895, sound recording, LBJ and LADY BIRD JOHNSON, 10/15/1964, 9:12AM
  • LADY BIRD JOHNSON
  • First Lady
  • OFFICE CONVERSATION ABOUT LBJ'S UPCOMING SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS; LBJ TELLS LADY BIRD JOHNSON HE IS BRINGING WALTER JENKINS, HIS WIFE AND SISTER AND OTHERS FOR DINNER, TEASES HER ABOUT PRESS LEAKS ON DINNER INVITATIONS
  • Johnson, Lady Bird, 1912-2007
  • Telephone conversation # 5636, sound recording, LBJ and LADY BIRD JOHNSON, 9/21/1964, 7:56PM
  • LADY BIRD JOHNSON
  • LADY BIRD JOHNSON
  • "CIVIL RIGHTS LEG."; "FR BEDROOM" WRITTEN ON ENVELOPE CONTAINING DICTABELT; LADY BIRD JOHNSON IS WITH LBJ AT TIME OF CALL
  • First Lady
  • LUCE EXPRESSES CONCERN ABOUT LBJ'S SIGNING CIVIL RIGHTS BILL ON JULY 4; LBJ EXPLAINS BACKGROUND, TIMING OF PASSAGE OF BILL, SIGNING CEREMONY, PRESS DISTORTIONS; LUCE ASKS LADY BIRD JOHNSON FOR AN INTERVIEW, SAYS SHE WILL ATTEND BOTH CONVENTIONS
  • Johnson, Lady Bird, 1912-2007
  • LADY BIRD JOHNSON
  • "LBJ RANCH"; "SECRET" WRITTEN ON ENVELOPE CONTAINING DICTABELT; LADY BIRD JOHNSON IS MEETING WITH LBJ, HELEN HOYT WITH PALMER HOYT AT TIME OF CALL
  • First Lady
  • LBJ AND PALMER HOYT DISCUSS ELECTION RESULTS IN COLORADO, WYOMING, NEW MEXICO, NEVADA; HOWARD CANNON'S POSSIBLE DEFEAT; HOYTS CONGRATULATE LBJ AND LADY BIRD ON ELECTION VICTORY
  • Johnson, Lady Bird, 1912-2007
  • LADY BIRD JOHNSON
  • "LBJ RANCH"; DAILY DIARY LISTS CALL AT 1:41P; LADY BIRD JOHNSON IS MEETING WITH LBJ AT TIME OF CALL
  • First Lady
  • LBJ AND LADY BIRD JOHNSON THANK ESTES FOR HIS SUPPORT IN CAMPAIGN
  • Johnson, Lady Bird, 1912-2007
  • LADY BIRD JOHNSON
  • "LBJ RANCH"; LADY BIRD JOHNSON IS MEETING WITH LBJ AT TIME OF CALL; CONTINUES ON NEXT 3 RECORDINGS
  • First Lady
  • LADY BIRD JOHNSON THANKS SANDERS FOR HELP IN WHISTLESTOP CAMPAIGN, REISSUES INVITATION TO RANCH; PRESS STORY ABOUT LBJ'S INVITATION TO RICHARD RUSSELL, SANDERS, OTHERS FOR 11/22/64 HUNTING TRIP; POLITICAL EFFECTS OF TRIP; BASE CLOSINGS IN GEORGIA
  • Johnson, Lady Bird, 1912-2007
  • LADY BIRD JOHNSON
  • "KANSAS CITY"; DAILY DAIRY LISTS TIME AS 3:31P; LADY BIRD JOHNSON IS MEETING WITH LBJ AT TIME OF CALL; POOR SOUND QUALITY; STATIC AND INTERFERENCE AT BEGINNING OF RECORDING
  • First Lady
  • DISCUSSION OF RECENT POLLS, PRESS ENDORSEMENTS OF LBJ; ROBERTS DISCUSSES GOLDWATER'S RECENT SPEECH ON FOREIGN RELATIONS; LADY BIRD JOHNSON INVITES ROBERTS TO LBJ RANCH FOLLOWING ELECTION; ROBERTS ADVISES LBJ NOT TO CAMPAIGN TOO MUCH MORE BEFORE
  • Johnson, Lady Bird, 1912-2007
  • LADY BIRD JOHNSON
  • DICTABELT PREVIOUSLY MISFILED; CONTINUES FROM PREVIOUS RECORDING; LADY BIRD JOHNSON IS MEETING WITH LBJ AT TIME OF CALL
  • First Lady
  • LBJ DISCUSSES NON-POLITICAL TONE OF UPCOMING DETROIT LABOR DAY SPEECH CONTRASTED TO GOLDWATER'S SPEECHES; UAW NEGOTIATIONS WITH CHRYSLER, EFFORTS TO AVOID STRIKE; ROY REUTHER'S VOTER REGISTRATION DRIVE; LADY BIRD JOHNSON, REUTHER EXCHANGE GREETINGS
  • Johnson, Lady Bird, 1912-2007
  • LADY BIRD JOHNSON
  • "LBJ RANCH"; "SECRET" WRITTEN ON ENVELOPE CONTAINING DICTABELT; ROWE ON HOLD 1:25; LADY BIRD JOHNSON IS MEETING WITH LBJ, ELIZABETH ROWE IS MEETING WITH JAMES ROWE AT TIME OF CALL
  • First Lady
  • ROWE CONGRATULATES "LANDSLIDE LYNDON"; LBJ THANKS ROWE FOR CAMPAIGN WORK DESPITE HIS HEART CONDITION, THANKS ELIZABETH ROWE FOR HER WORK, ASKS FOR HER FUTURE HELP IN LADY BIRD JOHNSON'S OFFICE; JAMES ROWE COMPLIMENTS LADY BIRD ON ELECTION EVE
  • Johnson, Lady Bird, 1912-2007
  • LADY BIRD JOHNSON
  • "(GA)"; CONTINUES FROM 2 PREVIOUS RECORDINGS; DAILY DIARY INDICATES LADY BIRD JOHNSON ARRIVED IN THE OVAL OFFICE AT 9:00P
  • First Lady
  • Johnson, Lady Bird, 1912-2007
  • LADY BIRD JOHNSON
  • "AUSTIN"; "SECRET" WRITTEN ON ENVELOPE CONTAINING DICTABELT; LADY BIRD JOHNSON IS MEETING WITH LBJ, GRACE DODD WITH THOMAS DODD AT TIME OF CALL
  • Johnson, Lady Bird, 1912-2007
  • LADY BIRD JOHNSON
  • LADY BIRD JOHNSON IS MEETING WITH LBJ AT TIME OF CALL AND MURIEL HUMPHREY IS MEETING WITH HHH
  • First Lady
  • HHH TELLS LBJ HAPPY BIRTHDAY; LUCI JOHNSON NUGENT ATTENDING HHH'S SON'S WEDDING TODAY; LADY BIRD JOHNSON EXPRESSES REGRET SHE COULD NOT BE AT WEDDING; LBJ JOKES ABOUT LUCI BEING AT WEDDING, NOT WITH LBJ; LBJ'S TRIP YESTERDAY; RFK'S RELATIONS
  • Johnson, Lady Bird, 1912-2007
  • LADY BIRD JOHNSON
  • "FROM BEDROOM 4-1-68"; "RE PRES.'S MARCH 31ST SPEECH"; POOR SOUND QUALITY; TIME FROM DAILY DIARY; LADY BIRD JOHNSON IS MEETING WITH LBJ AT TIME OF CALL; IVO SPARKMAN? SPEAKS AFTER LBJ HANGS UP
  • First Lady
  • SPARKMAN TELLS LBJ, LADY BIRD JOHNSON THAT LBJ'S SPEECH WAS BEST HE HAS MADE EXCEPT FOR LAST 15 SECONDS, SAYS HE HOPES LBJ WILL RECONSIDER DECISION NOT TO RUN; LBJ SAYS DECISION IS IRREVERSIBLE; SPARKMAN'S DAUGHTER'S CAMPAIGN WORK AS SERVICEMAN'S
  • Johnson, Lady Bird, 1912-2007
  • LADY BIRD JOHNSON
  • "MRS. J. ALSO ON LINE"; LADY BIRD JOHNSON IS MEETING WITH LBJ AT TIME OF CALL; RECORDING STARTS AFTER CONVERSATION HAS BEGUN; CONTINUES ON NEXT RECORDING
  • First Lady
  • LBJ REQUESTS INVENTORY OF FEDERAL RESOURCES THAT CAN BE MARKETED, DISCUSSES CONCERNS ABOUT TAX INCREASE OR CUTS IN FEDERAL PROGRAMS; LOUISANA COURT CASE; MATCHING FEDERAL FUNDS FOR LBJ STATE PARK; LAND ACQUISITION; LADY BIRD JOHNSON DISCUSSES PARK
  • Johnson, Lady Bird, 1912-2007
  • LADY BIRD JOHNSON
  • First Lady
  • Johnson, Lady Bird, 1912-2007
  • LADY BIRD JOHNSON
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  • Johnson, Lady Bird, 1912-2007
  • LADY BIRD JOHNSON
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  • DISCUSSION OF JACK, MARY MARGARET, AND COURTENAY VALENTI JOINING JOHNSONS AT LBJ RANCH TOMORROW; LBJ, LADY BIRD JOHNSON PRAISE VALENTI TO HIS PARENTS, SISTER; CYPRUS CRISIS; BBQ FOR LUDWIG ERHARD; OVETA CULP HOBBY; HOUSTON BANK MERGER; WINSTON BODE
  • Johnson, Lady Bird, 1912-2007
  • LADY BIRD JOHNSON
  • CONTINUES FROM PREVIOUS RECORDING; LADY BIRD JOHNSON ALSO SPEAKS WITH WEISL
  • First Lady
  • Johnson, Lady Bird, 1912-2007
  • LADY BIRD JOHNSON
  • LADY BIRD JOHNSON, MARIE FEHMER, GEORGE CHRISTIAN ARE MEETING WITH LBJ AT TIME OF CONFERENCE CALL; ABE FORTAS TALKS TO JUANITA ROBERTS WHO IS IN OFFICE WITH HIM BUT ROBERTS IS NOT AUDIBLE; CONVERSATION CONTINUES ON NEXT 3 RECORDINGS
  • First Lady
  • Johnson, Lady Bird, 1912-2007
  • LADY BIRD JOHNSON
  • LADY BIRD JOHNSON, MARIE FEHMER, GEORGE CHRISTIAN ARE MEETING WITH LBJ AT TIME OF CONFERENCE CALL; ABE FORTAS TALKS TO DOROTHY TERRITO WHO IS IN OFFICE WITH HIM BUT TERRITO IS NOT AUDIBLE; CONVERSATION CONTINUES FROM PREVIOUS RECORDING AND ON NEXT
  • First Lady
  • Johnson, Lady Bird, 1912-2007
  • LADY BIRD JOHNSON
  • LADY BIRD JOHNSON, MARIE FEHMER, GEORGE CHRISTIAN ARE MEETING WITH LBJ AT TIME OF CONFERENCE CALL; BILL MOYERS IS IN WASHINGTON, DC AND JOINS CALL DURING THIS RECORDING; CONVERSATION CONTINUES FROM 2 PREVIOUS RECORDINGS AND ON NEXT RECORDING
  • First Lady
  • Johnson, Lady Bird, 1912-2007
  • LADY BIRD JOHNSON
  • LADY BIRD JOHNSON, MARIE FEHMER, GEORGE CHRISTIAN ARE MEETING WITH LBJ AT TIME OF CONFERENCE CALL; BILL MOYERS IS IN WASHINGTON, DC; CONVERSATION CONTINUES FROM 3 PREVIOUS RECORDINGS
  • First Lady
  • Johnson, Lady Bird, 1912-2007
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  • MIAMI AND DC WEATHER; LBJ THANKS KNIGHT; BUDGET CUTS; DEFENSE CUTS; POVERTY PROGRAM; LADY BIRD JOHNSON'S TRIP TO PENNSYLVANIA; TAX BILL; E. J. THOMAS' REACTION TO LBJ'S BUSINESS COUNCIL SPEECH; PANAMA; GOLD OUTFLOW; REPUBLICANS FOR LBJ; THOMAS MANN
  • First Lady
  • LBJ TALKS WITH WALLS, PRESIDENT OF SOUTHERN NEWSPAPERS, INC., PUBLISHER OF MONTGOMERY, ALABAMA, ADVERTISER; WALLS' HEALTH; POLITICS, CIVIL RIGHTS IN ALABAMA; LADY BIRD JOHNSON'S RECENT VISIT TO ALABAMA; JOHN SPARKMAN; LBJ'S RECENT VISIT TO CHARLES
  • First Lady
  • REEDY REPORTS VARIOUS CONVERSATIONS ON BOBBY BAKER INVESTIGATION; PRESS STORY ON ALABAMA PROPERTY OWNED BY LADY BIRD JOHNSON; GEORGE WALLACE AS CANDIDATE
  • First Lady
  • LIZ CARPENTER; PRESS COVERAGE OF REPUBLICAN CONGRESSMEN'S VISIT TO ALABAMA PROPERTY OWNED BY LADY BIRD JOHNSON; REEDY COMMENTS ON GENERAL QUALITY OF TV NEWS PROGRAMS
  • First Lady
  • USE OF CAMP DAVID BY WH STAFF; NEW YORK HERALD TRIBUNE STORY ON JIM ROWE AS SUGAR LOBBYIST FOR HAITI, DUVALIER; ROWE'S RESPONSE TO JOCK WHITNEY; LETTER TO NORTH DAKOTA GOV. WILLIAM GUY; PLANS FOR LADY BIRD JOHNSON'S CAMPAIGN TRIP; CAMPAIGN ISSUES
  • First Lady
  • SEATING OF MISSISSIPPI DELEGATION, MFDP; PRESS AND WHITE BACKLASH ISSUE; LACK OF SOUTHERN SUPPORT FOR HHH FOR VP; NEED TO TALK TO LABOR, NEGRO CONGRESSMEN ABOUT MFDP ISSUE; WILKINS' ARTICLES ON GOLDWATER; LADY BIRD, LYNDA, LUCI JOHNSON'S CAMPAIGN
  • First Lady
  • LBJ SUGGESTS THAT DOUGLASS CATER OR HORACE BUSBY ACCOMPANY LADY BIRD JOHNSON ON HER TRIP WEST TO HELP WITH SPEECHES; DISCUSSION OF EDITORS FLYING WITH LBJ ON JETSTAR TO SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY SPEECH; SPACE LIMITS OF JETSTAR
  • First Lady
  • VP CANDIDATES; CONVENTION FLOOR LEADERS; ABE RIBICOFF AS 1960 FLOOR LEADER; REGIONAL, STATE COORDINATORS; QUESTION OF LADY BIRD JOHNSON INVITING JACQUELINE KENNEDY TO ATTEND CONVENTION WITH HER; JFK TRIBUTE FILM; LEGISLATIVE REAPPORTIONMENT PLATFORM
  • First Lady
  • LBJ ASKS OPERATOR TO PLACE CALL TO MIKE MANSFIELD WHO IS ON ANOTHER CALL; LBJ TELLS OPERATOR NOT TO CUT INTO THAT CALL, CALL HIM BACK LATER; OFFICE CONVERSATION ABOUT PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN, RECENT POLLS, LADY BIRD, LUCI, LYNDA JOHNSON CAMPAIGN TRIPS
  • First Lady
  • DISCUSSION OF DROP IN RECENT POLLS; LACK OF CAMPAIGN SUPPLIES; REACTION TO LBJ'S TELEVISED SPEECH; GOLDWATER'S CAMPAIGN STRATEGY; ANNOUNCEMENT ABOUT SHIPBUILDING PROGRAMS; JOHNSON FAMILY BUSINESS; LADY BIRD JOHNSON'S WHISTLESTOP CAMPAIGN TRIP
  • First Lady
  • LADY BIRD JOHNSON'S WHISTLESTOP CAMPAIGN; EARLE CLEMENTS' HELP WITH TOBACCO INTERESTS IN NORTH CAROLINA CAMPAIGN; RECENT POLLS; POSSIBLE CAMPAIGN STOP IN PHOENIX, ARIZONA; BOBBY BAKER INVESTIGATION; JOHNSON FAMILY BUSINESS; AUSTIN FEDERAL BUILDING
  • First Lady
  • PRESS GUIDANCE FOR FINAL WEEKS OF CAMPAIGN; HECKLING OF LADY BIRD JOHNSON ON WHISTLESTOP TRIP; LBJ'S NEW ORLEANS SPEECH; DAVID RABINOVITZ WISCONSIN JUDGESHIP; HARRIS POLL; NIXON'S STATEMENTS; WHISTLESTOP PRESS COVERAGE; LUCI JOHNSON'S CAMPAIGN
  • First Lady
  • ROSE PRAISES LBJ'S RECENT TELEVISED SPEECH; PUBLICITY FOR GOLDWATER'S MEMBERSHIP IN JOHN BIRCH SOCIETY SUMMIT COMMITTEE; ROSE COMPLIMENTS LBJ AND LADY BIRD JOHNSON ON THEIR CAMPAIGNING ABILITY
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  • LBJ'S UPCOMING CAMPAIGN SCHEDULE; LADY BIRD JOHNSON'S TRIP TO TEXAS WITH CABINET WIVES; SUPPORT FOR LBJ IN CORPUS CHRISTI, LUBBOCK, AMARILLO; WHISTLESTOP CAMPAIGN; CIVIL RIGHTS ACT; KKK; JOHN BIRCH SOCIETY; GOLDWATER'S LUBBOCK RALLY; CLOSING BIGGS
  • First Lady
  • PRESS STORIES ON LADY BIRD JOHNSON'S OHIO TRIP, LYNDA JOHNSON'S TRIP TO GREECE; STROM THURMOND'S SWITCH TO REPUBLICAN PARTY; SOUTHERN NEGRO VOTE; PENTAGON REACTION TO TONKIN GULF INCIDENT; POLARIS A-3 MISSILE; GOLDWATER CAMPAIGN; PHOTOS OF LBJ
  • First Lady
  • WALT DISNEY'S SUPPORT FOR GOLDWATER; LBJ SUGGESTS WEISL GIVE INTERVIEW CRITICIZING GOLDWATER'S STATEMENT ON MISFITS IN ARMY; WEISL'S INTERVIEW ON LADY BIRD JOHNSON'S ACQUISITION OF RADIO STATION; PRESS ENDORSEMENTS OF LBJ