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  • LADY BIRD JOHNSON SPEAKS IN BACKGROUND; RECORDING OF THIS CALL IS INTERRUPTED BY RECORDING OF NEXT RECORDING
  • First Lady
  • SECRETARY CALLS FOR CARPENTER, WHO CONFERS WITH LADY BIRD JOHNSON ABOUT A LETTER
  • 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
  • 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
  • First Lady
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • On Forecasts I First Lady Deficit (~ut All Pov erty Glad Snyder Worried About Tenants Negro Gets 1 op Post In Church 1 Auoci•t•d ~reu \ Auociated Pre11 By FRANCES LEWINE of Louisville and Dave Martin of Nebraska who visited her property and returned
  • Johnson, Lady Bird, 1912-2007
  • 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
  • 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
  • But the thing that made this unique is we put out about sixty women who were out. They would go into a town three or four days before and have press conferences and boom the fact that the "Lady Bird Special" is coming to town. One of them was named Mrs. Robert
  • First meeting Lady Bird; worked for Esther Van Wagoner Tufty; her wedding; presentation of calf from LBJ and Rayburn to President Eisenhower; ready access; LBJ’s willingness to share credit with local Congressmen whenever a story broke; two real
  • Oral Histories [NAID 24617781] 6 F: Did you ever hear the President comment on these revelations--charges? C: Yes. He was annoyed. He was annoyed that they would exploit it, but he was annoyed that it happened. And he let Lady Bird hear a lot
  • Reaction to William Manchester book; personal statement on Bill Manchester; Lady Bird’s trip to the University of Alabama; flap over Lady Bird’s property in Alabama; Lady Bird’s TV tour of Washington; criticism of Lady Bird for spending
  • of things? LC: My memory goes back to when he was in his vice-presidential years, when I went to work for him. But at that time there was a little house in Johnson City, his boyhood home, and already he and Lady Bird were trying to fix it up because
  • in it for conunercial p\_1rposes. 11 problem. This was a constant You have such things as real estate firms in San Antonio adver­ tising Lady Bird houses, almost as though she'd put some kind of beautification stamp of approval on them. F: Jackson and Perkins
  • Jenkins; evaluation of LBJ’s press secretaries; break between Moyers and LBJ; George Christian; Lady Bird as a business manager; LBJ’s love of giving gifts; communication between Lady Bird and Jackie Kennedy.