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Worked with Ashton.
Worked with Bess on Austrian dinner.
Worked with Liz on Texas trip.
4. ! Learned that Martin Luther King had been assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee.
10:20 Secretary and Mrs. Clark Clifford, Mr
- for Atlanta, Georgia (on airplane spoke to Martin Luther King)
9:15 Arrive Atlanta. Met by Governor and Mrs. Sanders, Mayor Allen
9:30 Rode w/ Mayor Allen, Bo Jones
10:15 Arrive at Communicable Disease Center
Ground Breaking Ceremony - Speech
11:30 To Dr
- Watched Clark Clifford and General Taylor on TV.
1:00 Watched Martin Luther King on TV.
3. 1:45 Lunch - sandwiches. Took plate to the upper deck.
4. 5:14 Docked; were met by Luci, Pat, and Joe Batson. (Luci wearing green stockings.)
- with about ten governors, and Martin Luther
King somewhere in the middle of it. And it was good talk and a wonderful day, and I
thought to myself: "Dear Lord, if he can just rest enough to think enough, it just might be
wonderful." I mean, the next 13 months
- Big breakfast with guests; everyone goes for walk and then bowling; lunch, a nap, and viewing of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on "Meet the Press; " more bowling; talk of approaching Eastman-Kodak to sponsor beautification; possible trip to Florida
- King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968
- :00 Leave palace with Mrs. Martin for Royal Landing, for Floating Market Tour.
Saw lots and lots of little boats with mostly women and children - selling coconuts, papaya,
bananas, and roast duck. Houses on stilts - many had pictures of King and Queen
- / President, Ambassador and Mrs. Martin for official call on King and Queen
4:30 Return to mansion with Mrs. Martin (President went to Victory Monument for wreathlaying ceremony
5:15 Prime Minister Thanom, Thanpuying
- Airport in Lincoln
Photographers caught by surprise. Only a few.
8:52 w/ Secret Service left via King Air
11:55 Arrived LBJ Ranch
3:17 w/ Knetsch to landing strip to look at wildflower seeds
4:35 Returned to main house and drove Danz property
- house, Cedar
10:32 Back to main house
11:25 w/ Wests to Cedar House
11:52 President joined
12:31 Left Cedar House w/ President and Wests for tour of Martin Ranch
1:05 Returned to main house
1:25 Lunch w/ President, Wests, Marie, Vicky
- Martin Ranch.
7:37 Brief stop at the main house to pick up Luci and Helene -- to the Scharnhorst
Ranch -- stopped to see Tom Mills' residence.
9:07 Returned to the main house.
Dinner with same group as above.
12 midnight - 1:00 a.m. Chief King.