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  • SECRETARY CALLS FOR CARPENTER, WHO CONFERS WITH LADY BIRD JOHNSON ABOUT A LETTER
  • LADY BIRD JOHNSON SPEAKS IN BACKGROUND; RECORDING OF THIS CALL IS INTERRUPTED BY RECORDING OF NEXT RECORDING
  • First Lady
  • LBJ ISSUES INSTRUCTIONS TO CARPENTER ABOUT INVITATION TO MEMBERS OF CONGRESS, CABINET MEMBERS FOR COFFEE, EGG NOG, AND COOKIES AFTER HOUSE VOTE ON FOREIGN AID APPROPRIATIONS BILL, SAYS HE WANTS LADY BIRD JOHNSON TO RECEIVE GUESTS
  • 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
  • DISCUSSION OF SUGGESTION THAT DREW PEARSON BE IN DELEGATION TO WEDDING OF KING CONSTANTINE OF GREECE; CARPENTER ASKS LBJ IF HE HAS ANNOUNCED HIS TRIP TO HARRISBURG, PENNSYLVANIA, REPORTS SHE WILL ANNOUNCE LADY BIRD JOHNSON'S UPCOMING TRIP TO OHIO
  • First Lady
  • CARPENTER ASKS LBJ ABOUT NAME FOR JOHNSON CITY PARK; POSSIBLE CANCELLATION OF LBJ'S TRIP TO RANCH; LBJ'S CONCERNS ABOUT TIME-LIFE TRIP TO JOHNSON CITY PARK DEDICATION, COMMERCIALIZATION OF PRESIDENCY; LADY BIRD JOHNSON'S ROLE IN DEVELOPMENT OF PARK
  • First Lady
  • BRIEF COMMENT BY LIZ CARPENTER THAT LADY BIRD JOHNSON IS WALKING OVER TO MEET LBJ
  • the Carpenter News Bureau with her husband, Leslie Carpenter, representing national newspapers from 1945 to 1961. She was an executive assistant to Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson from 1961 to 1963, and she was Press Secretary and Staff Director for Lady Bird
  • CARPENTER ASKS ABOUT ARRANGEMENTS FOR LADY BIRD JOHNSON'S BEAUMONT TRIP; EDITORIALS BY UNIDENTIFIED NEWSPAPER; LBJ'S TEXAS CAMPAIGN STOPS, POLITICAL SITUATION; BROOKS' SPEECH TO TEXAS LABOR MEETING; LBJ GREETS UNIDENTIFIED MALE
  • First Lady
  • Evolving of Lady Bird’s role as First Lady; handled all speech invitations; beginning of beautification idea; Sharon Francis; beautification efforts; Walter Washington; planting of Jacqueline Kennedy Garden; billboards; LBJ’s interest
  • of them had been helpful in bringing the projects to fruition. F: Right. Now, you said you planted your beautification seeds there. C: Well, if you want to talk about where was the beautification idea born, it really was born in Lady Bird Johnson
  • incident; Lady Bird served fruit and vegetables of Texas to visiting guests; Lady Bird was LBJ’s goodwill ambassador; Lady Bird flew in the same plane as the press; logistical problems of getting stories in; Lady Bird’s gift for phrase-making; White House
  • situation of poverty and the declining skills in such areas as coal mining countries. Mrs. Johnson had wanted to be an activist first lady. she wanted her deeds to emerge. She said that The previous year, the ten months we had 1 LBJ Presidential