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    LYNDON B. JOHNSON AND PRESIDENT NIXON SATURDAY DEDICATED THE 18-MILLION DOLLAR LBJ LIBRARY IN AUSTIN?

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    JOHNSON AND NIXON IN FRONT OF PORTRAIT OF ANDREW JACKSON WHICH NIXON GAVE JOHNSON, OUTSIDE VIEW OF LIBRARY, CROWDS AT DEDICATION THEN LBJ SPEAKING SAYING HE DOESNT KNOW HOW HISTORY WILL JUDGE THIS PERIOD BUT THE LIBRARY WILL SHOW THE FACTS FAILURES AS WELL AS VICTORIES, THEN NIXON SPEAKING SAYING WHEN JOHNSON WAS SENATE MAJORITY LEADER PRESIDENT EISENHOWER SAID HE WAS A PARTISON OF PRINCIPLE., THEN SHOTS OF ANTI WAR DEMONSTRATOR S CHANTING BEHIND POLICE LINES SEVERAL BLOCKS AWAY, THEN BARBEQUE ON LIBRARY LAWN, TABLES COVERED WITH FOOD, PEOPLE SERVING THEMSELVES, CU OF GEN. WESTMORELAND, AND ONE OF THE GUESTS, MUSICIANS PLAYING IN BACKGROUND. MORE




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    Background: LYNDON B. JOHNSON AND PRESIDENT NIXON SATURDAY DEDICATED THE 18-MILLION DOLLAR LBJ LIBRARY IN AUSTIN TEXAS. IT IS ALL HER E-- THE STORY OF OUR TIME, WITH THE BARK OFF, SAID MR. JOHNSON.

    NIXON CALLED THE LIBRARY, ON THE GRASSY EDGE OF THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS CAMPUS, AN EXTRAORDINARY TREASURE OF INSIGHTS INTO A CRITICAL PERIOD IN OUR NATIONS HISTORY. THE JOHNSONS AND THEIR 3,800 INVITED GUESTS SETTLED DOWN AFTER THE DEDICATION TO A HUGE OUTDOOR BARBEQUE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5OEMTXX41XHJFUBMY811U419R
    Media URN:
    VLVA5OEMTXX41XHJFUBMY811U419R
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/05/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:36:00
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    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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