• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT JOHNSON HAS BEEN FOLLOWING A PROGRAMME OF PLACING WOMEN IN TOP JOBS IN THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT.

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    MRS. WHITE WITH MR. JOHNSON.




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    Background: PRESIDENT JOHNSON HAS BEEN FOLLOWING A PROGRAMME OF PLACING WOMEN IN TOP JOBS IN THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT.

    HE HAD A VISIT FROM ONE OF THESE NEW APPOINTEES TUESDAY (19 MAY).

    SHE IS MRS. KATHERINE ELKUS WHITE, AMBASSADOR-DESIGNATE TO DENMARK. SHE CHATTED WITH MR. JOHNSON FOR A FEW MINUTES ON THE WHITE HOUSE VERANDA. MRS. WHITE, WHO LIVES IN RED BANK, IN THE STATE OF NEW JERSEY, NEAR NEW YORK CITY, WAS THE FIRST WOMEN STATE TREASURER IN NEW JERSEY'S HISTORY AND AT ONE TIME RAN THE NEW JERSEY HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT.

    IN APPOINTING MRS. WHITE, MR. JOHNSON FOLLOWED A TRADITION OF RECENT YEARS BY WHICH THE AMBASSADOR TO DENMARK HAS BEEN A WOMAN.

    MRS. WHITE WILL TAKE UP HER DUTIES IN COPENHAGEN WITHIN A FEW WEEKS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1K702K8ATRY9DHGPUSGEZLFPC
    Media URN:
    VLVA1K702K8ATRY9DHGPUSGEZLFPC
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/05/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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