Lyndon B. Johnson (1963-1969)

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POSITIONS:

Senate Majority Leader (1955-1961)
Vice President (1961-1963)
President (1963-1969)

VICE PRESIDENT AND FIRST LADY:

Hubert Humphrey
Lady Bird Johnson
Claudia “Lady Bird” Johnson

OVERVIEW:

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LBJ Presidential Library
American National Biography
The Miller Center (UVA)
American Presidents (C-SPAN)
LBJ (PBS)
History Channel
Obituary (New York Times)

FIRST LADY:

National First Ladies’ Library
White House
White House Historical Association
First Ladies (C-SPAN)
Obituaries (New York Times, Washington Post)

RESOURCES/ PAPERS:

LBJ Presidential Library
Daily Diary (LBJ Library)
Oral Histories (Miller Center/ LBJ Library)
Presidential Recordings (LBJ Library, Miller Center)
Public Papers (American Presidency Project)
Public Papers (National Archives)
Speech Archive (LBJ Library, Miller Center)
Photos (LBJ Library, Miller Center)

BOOKS:

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1964 ELECTION:

Results
Campaign Ads
Johnson’s Convention Speech (transcript, video)
Goldwater’s Convention Speech (transcript, video)

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INAUGURATION:

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1963 Address to Congress (Transcript, Video)
1965 Inaugural Address (Transcript, Video, Ceremonies, Washington Post)
Luncheon Menu (1965)
Library of Congress (1963, 1965)
Joint Congressional Committee (1963, 1965)

SUPREME COURT NOMINEES:

Thurgood Marshall (1967)
Abe Fortas (1965)

CABINET/ STAFF:

Lyndon Johnson Cabinet
Vice President:
Hubert H. Humphrey

Chief of Staff:
James R. Jones (1968–1969)
W. Marvin Watson (1963–1968)

Press Secretary:
George Christian (1966–1969)
Bill Moyers (1965–1966 )
George Reedy (1964–1965)
Pierre Salinger (1961–1964 )

Secretary of Agriculture:
Orville L. Freeman (1963–1969)

Budget Director:
Charles L. Schultze (1965–1968)
Kermit Gordon (1962–1965)

Director of Central Intelligence:
Richard M. Helms (1966-1973)
William Raborn (1965-1966)
John McCone (1961-1965)

Secretary of Commerce:
Cyrus R. Smith (1968–1969)
Alexander B. Trowbridge (1967–1968)
John T. Connor (1965–1967)
Luther H. Hodges (1963–1965)

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff:
Earle Wheeler (1964-1970)
Maxwell D. Taylor (1962-1964)

Secretary of Defense:
Clark Clifford (1968–1969)
Robert S. McNamara (1963–1968)

Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare:
Wilbur J. Cohen (1968–1969)
John W. Gardner (1965–1968)
Anthony J. Celebrezze (1963–1965)

Secretary of Housing and Urban Development:
Robert C. Wood (1969)
Robert C. Weaver (1966–1969)

Secretary of the Interior:
Stewart Udall (1963–1969)

Attorney General:
Ramsey Clark (1967–1969)
Nicholas Katzenbach (1965–1967)
Robert F. Kennedy (1963–1965)

Secretary of Labor:
W. Willard Wirtz (1963–1969)

National Security Adviser:
Walt W. Rostow (1966–1969)
McGeorge Bundy (1961–1966)

Postmaster General:
W. Marvin Watson (1968–1969)
Lawrence F. O’Brien (1965–1968)
John A. Gronouski (1963–1965)

Secretary of State:
Dean Rusk (1963–1969)

Secretary of Transportation:
Alan S. Boyd (1967–1969)

Secretary of the Treasury:
Joseph Barr (1968–1969)
Henry H. Fowler (1965–1968)
C. Douglas Dillon (1963–1965)

United Nations Ambassador:
James R. Wiggins (1968-1969)
George W. Ball (1968)
Arthur Goldberg (1965-1968)
Adlai Stevenson (1961-1965)

U.S. Trade Representative:
William M. Roth (1967-1969)
Christian Herter 1962-1966)

Chairman of the Federal Reserve:
William M. Martin (1951-1970)

Counselors/ Advisors:
Bobby Baker
R. Sargent Shriver

CONGRESS:

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Speaker of the House:
John McCormack (1962-1970)

Senate Majority Leader:
Mike Mansfield (1961-1977)

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