Timeline of the presidency of Lyndon B. Johnson

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Presidency of Lyndon B. Johnson
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In office
November 22, 1963 – January 20, 1969
Preceded byKennedy presidency
Succeeded byNixon presidency
Other information
SeatWhite House, Washington, D.C.
Political partyDemocratic

The presidency of Lyndon B. Johnson began on November 22, 1963, when Lyndon B. Johnson became President of the United States following the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, and ended on January 20, 1969.

1963[edit]

1964[edit]

January[edit]

  • January 1 - Informants of the White House say the year end appraisal of the plans and policies of President Johnson that the latter worried over the stand off between Russia and the western world with a closeness toward reaching an ultimatum involving nuclear precipice.[1]
  • January 2 - President Johnson holds a budget conference with United States Postmaster General John Gronouski. Gronouski says after the meeting that the plan designed to save money for the upcoming fiscal year of 1965 will not cut back on the utilities of the mailing service.[2] The US receives a note from the Soviet Union calling for the denunciation of force in disputes of territory ownership.[3] President Johnson releases a statement on labor-management relations.[4]
  • January 3 - President Johnson releases a statement on the assassination attempt of President of Ghana Kwame Nkrumah.[5] President Johnson signs Executive Order 11136, creating the President's Committee on Consumer Interests as well as establishing the Consumer Advisory Council.[6] President Johnson announces the establishment of the President's Committee on Consumer Interests and appointment of Esther Peterson as chairman of the committee.[7]
  • January 5 - President Johnson releases the Task Force on Manpower Conservation report.[8]
  • January 6 - United States Secretary of Labor W. Willard Wirtz announces the federal government will step in to mediate the railroad work rules dispute.[9]
Senator Ted Kennedy presents Joseph P. Kennedy Award to President Johnson, 7 January 1964
  • January 8 - President Johnson delivers the 1964 State of the Union Address to a joint session of Congress. These remarks serve as the announcement of the legislation that will become known as the War on Poverty.[10]
  • January 9 - President Johnson holds a Cabinet Room meeting with the executive committee of the Business Committee for Tax Reduction during the afternoon and meets with the Citizens Committee for Tax Reduction and Revision in the Fish Room hours later for discussions on tax reduction.[11]
  • January 10 - The White House releases a statement confirming a meeting between President Johnson and his senior advisors over the Panama situation had taken place.[12]
  • January 15 - President Johnson addresses members of the Davis Cup Team in the Cabinet Room during the morning.[13]
  • January 16 - The White House releases a statement confirming the willingness of the American government to become involved in holding conversations on "all problems affecting the relationship between the United States and Panama."[14]
  • January 17 - President Johnson releases a statement on the report by the Immigration and Naturalization Service advocating for the passage of proposed legislation intending to abolish the discriminatory national origins system.[15]
  • January 18 - President Johnson attends the dedication of the National Geographic Society Building in D.C. during the afternoon.[16]
  • January 20 - President Johnson signs the 1965 budget in the Cabinet Room during a ceremony attended by members of the Budget Bureau Staff.[17] Reverend Jorge Mejia reads a message from President Johnson while attending the evening session of the First Conference of the Catholic Inter-American Cooperation Program.[18]
  • January 21 - President Johnson addresses the Geneva Disarmament Conference reopening in the Cabinet Room during the morning.[19] President Johnson sends the budget of the District of Columbia in an annual message to Congress.[20]
  • January 23The 24th Amendment to the United States Constitution

February[edit]

  • February 1 - President Johnson holds his fifth news conference in the Theater at the White House, beginning the conference with an address on the efforts of the United States "to insure both peace and freedom in the widest possible areas" and answers questions from reporters on if he could see a scenario where he would endorse the admission of Red China into the United Nations, whether General de Gaulle's proposal for neutralizing Southeast Asia interferes with American efforts there, if he shares the optimism of Canada Prime Minister Pearson, his anticipation of a filibuster for the civil rights bill, if he would back the inclusion of an amendment to add women in the civil rights bill, his opinions on the activities of Walter Jenkins, on if his opinion on North and South Vietnam differs from President de Gaulle, and what general area he believes the war on poverty program should focus on.[21]
  • February 4 - Administrator of General Services Bernard L. Boutin certifies the twenty-fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution during a morning appearance in the Cabinet Room.[22]
  • February 5 - President Johnson attends the Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. Foundation Awards Dinner at the Americana Hotel in New York City.[23]
  • February 5 - President Johnson submits a special message on consumer interest to Congress.[24]
  • February 5 - President Johnson attends the 12th Annual Presidential Prayer Breakfast at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington.[25]
  • February 6 - President Johnson attends a dinner for the Weizmann Institute of Science in the Grand Ballroom at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City.[26]
  • February 7 - In a statement, President Johnson expresses his satisfaction with congressional approval for the tax bill, extending his "gratitude to the House which passed the tax bill last session, and to the Senate whose members worked hard to assure swift but full consideration of it in the last few weeks."[27]
  • February 7The Beatles arrive in New York City for their first U.S. tour.
  • February 7 - The White House releases a statement declaring American determination to secure the protection for the Naval Base at Guantanamo.[28]
  • February 7 - President Johnson signs Proclamation 3573, proclaiming the week beginning with March 15, 1964 as "National Poison Prevention Week."[29]
  • February 9 - In a statement, President Johnson states that the issues "millions of older Americans face" and promotes "the enactment of hospital insurance for the aged through social security to help older people meet the high costs of illness without jeopardizing their economic independence" and urges each state "to adopt adequate programs of medical assistance for the aged under the Kerr-Mills legislation."[30]
  • February 10 - In a statement, President Johnson notes the advancing of the Communications Satellite Act and the United States' national program "moves forward aggressively toward the fulfillment of the policy and purposes of the Congress."[31]
  • February 10 - In a special message to Congress, President Johnson notes various ailments afflicting the health of Americans and lays out the year's agenda for America's good health.[32]
  • February 11 - President Johnson signs a bill amending the Library Services Act in the Cabinet Room. President Johnson says the legislation "expands a program which helps make library services available to 38 million Americans in rural areas" and "authorizes efforts to strengthen inadequate urban libraries. This act authorizes for the first time grants for the construction and renovation of library buildings."[33]
  • February 11 - President Johnson addresses key officials of the Internal Revenue Service on the importance of the Treasury and Defense Departments as well as matters of foreign policy in the East Room.[34]
  • February 12 - In a letter to Sargent Shriver, President Johnson states his directing of "all departmental and agency heads and their personnel to dedicate themselves to this great task, and to exert their maximum energies and resources to assist our fellow citizens who are ill-clad, ill-fed, ill-housed or to whom the door of self-improvement and opportunity is closed."[35]

March[edit]

  • March 1 - In recorded remarks, President Johnson discusses the benefits of Red Cross and calls on Americans to show support in any way they can to Red Cross during the month.[36]
  • March 2 - Nicholas Johnson is sworn in as Maritime Administrator in the Cabinet Room.[37]
  • March 2 - President Johnson signs Proclamation 3576, proclaiming "Tuesday, April 14, 1964, as Pan American Day and the week beginning April 12 and ending April 18 as Pan American Week" and calling "upon the Governors of the fifty States of the Union, the Governor of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and appropriate officials of all other areas under the United States flag to issue similar proclamations."[38]
  • March 2 - President Johnson signs Executive Order 11143, establishing a "Public Advisory Committee for Trade Negotiations" that will "advise the Special Representative for Trade Negotiations with respect to such matters as he may specify pertaining to the preparation for and the participation in international trade negotiations."[39]
  • March 3 - President Johnson delivers remarks to winners of the Federal Woman's Award in the Fish Room.[40]
  • March 3 - In a statement, the White House announces that President Johnson has revealed minority employees have had increased job opportunities according to a federal employment study from June 1963 showing "impressive gains in the number of higher paid jobs filled by Negroes and other minorities."[41]
  • March 4 - President Johnson presents the first Eleanor Roosevelt Memorial Award to judge Anna M. Kross at the Statler Hilton Hotel in Washington.[42]
  • March 4 - In a statement, President Johnson says the resolution adopted by the "Security Council in agreement with all parties to the crisis in Cyprus is a major step toward peace" and that the resolution's adoption means the Security Council open "the way to the creation of a United Nations peacekeeping force and the appointment of an international mediator."[43]
  • March 4 - Frederick C. Belen and William McMillan are sworn in as Deputy Postmaster General and Assistant Postmaster General in the Cabinet Room.[44]
  • March 5 - President Johnson signs Executive Order 11144, creating the Temporary Alaska Claims Commission and its intent to "consider, ascertain, adjust, determine, and settle the dispute which has arisen between the United States and the State of Alaska concerning the transfer, conveyance, or other disposal to the State of Alaska of the said property."[45]
  • March 6 - In a statement, President Johnson says the recently deceased Paul of Greece had "steadfast devotion and unwavering faith in Greece and the Greek people provided leadership in times of strife, unrest, readjustment, and recovery."[46]
  • March 16 - In a special message to Congress, President Johnson submits the Economic Opportunity Act of 1964. Johnson promotes the legislation as giving the five basic opportunities of granting "almost half a million underprivileged young Americans the opportunity to develop skills, continue education, and find useful work", giving "every American community the opportunity to develop a comprehensive plan to fight its own poverty--and help them to carry out their plans", permitting "dedicated Americans the opportunity to enlist as volunteers in the war against poverty", allotting "many workers and farmers the opportunity to break through particular barriers which bar their escape from poverty", and giving "the entire nation the opportunity for a concerted attack on poverty through the establishment, under my direction, of the Office of Economic Opportunity, a national headquarters for the war against poverty."[47]
  • March 16 - President Johnson delivers remarks on the third anniversary of the Alliance for Progress at the Pan American Union.[48]
  • March 16 - President Johnson delivers remarks to the Labor Advisory Council to the President's Committee on Equal Employment Opportunity in the Fish Room.[49]
  • March 17 - President Johnson delivers remarks at a dinner for the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick in the Grand Ballroom at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City.[50]
  • March 17 - In a statement, the White House reports that Defense Secretary Robert McNamara and General Taylor gave a report to President Johnson and National Security Council members regarding "the situation in South Viet-Nam, the measures being taken by General Khanh and his government, and the need for United States assistance to supplement and support these measures" as well as "the continuing support and direction of the Viet Cong insurgency from North Viet-Nam."[51]
  • March 17 - In a letter to Speaker of the House John W. McCormack, President Johnson urges "the House to reconsider and approve legislation to increase pay levels of Government employees", adding that 2 million federal workers would continue to be deprived "of fair and reasonable pay adjustments", difficulty in the recruiting and retention of "top-flight men and women", and his administration's efforts to attain a "true economy in government" would all be made unattainable if the legislation was not enacted.[52]
  • March 17 - President Johnson signs Executive Order 11147, creating a board to investigate the dispute between the "National Railway Labor Conference, designated in List A attached hereto and made a part hereof, and certain of their employees".[53]
  • March 18 - In a letter to United States Secretary of the Treasury Douglas Dillon, President Johnson expresses his concern with "reports of a lack of coordination of action and procedures among the Federal agencies charged with the responsibility for the regulation of banks" and directs Douglas "to establish procedures which will insure that every effort is made by these agencies to act in concert and compose their differences."[54]
  • March 18 - President Johnson holds a telephone conversation with President of the National Farmers' Union James O. Patton on the National Farmers' Union convention from his White House office.[55]
  • March 19 - In a special message to Congress, President Johnson mentions other countries needing assistance and that the United States, through its aid for other regions, will be providing "an incentive to our friends and allies." Johnson recommends "335 Million for Supporting Assistance, $225 Million for Technical Cooperation, $134 Million for Contributions to International Organizations, $150 Million for the President's Contingency Fund, and $73 Million for Administrative and Miscellaneous Expenses."[56]
  • March 19 - In a letter to House Speaker McCormick and Senate President pro tempore Carl Hayden, President Johnson submits "copies of two publications of the Federal Council for Science and Technology that set forth Government-wide plans and budget details."[57]
  • March 19 - President Johnson attends the 1964 Democratic Congressional Dinner at the National Guard Armory in Washington, D.C., delivering remarks on the "basic purpose" of the Democratic Party as outlined by former President Franklin D. Roosevelt during the first Democratic Congressional Dinner in 1936.[58]
  • March 20 - President Johnson signs what he calls "the largest separate fund authorization ever enacted by the Congress" in the Cabinet Room and in tribute to Carl Vinson, notes that it "marks one of the final official acts of patriotism from a man whose entire life has been an exercise in patriotism."[59]
  • March 26 - In a letter to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, President Johnson recounts his directing "the heads of executive departments and agencies to tighten operations, reduce employment and effect savings" and addresses a report from the Director of the Bureau of the Budget.[60]
  • March 28 - President Johnson holds his eighth news conference in his office at the LBJ ranch, beginning the conference with an address on the surveys being conducted on the Anchorage area and towns as well as the anticipated receiving of the first Alaska report from Ed McDermott.[61]
  • March 28 - In a statement, President Johnson offers condolences to Alaskans in the aftermath of the earthquake that hit the state and his declaration of "a disaster area in Alaska, and I have assured Governor Egan that all possible help will be made available."[62]

April[edit]

  • April 1 - President Johnson signs Executive Order 11149, establishing the President's Advisory Committee on Supersonic Transport as well as its membership and purpose of studying and recommending to the president "all aspects of the supersonic transport program".[63]
  • April 2 - In a message to President of Brazil Pascoal Ranieri Mazzilli, President Johnson transmits his "warmest good wishes" on Mazzilli becoming Brazil's president and adds that Americans "have watched with anxiety the political and economic difficulties through which your great nation has been passing, and have admired the resolute will of the Brazilian community to resolve these difficulties within a framework of constitutional democracy and without civil strife."[64]
  • April 2 - President Johnson signs Executive Order 11150, establishing the Federal Reconstruction and Development Planning Commission for Alaska and its functions.[65]
  • April 3 - In the Cabinet Room, President Johnson says the agreement reached between the United States and Panama "is both a beginning and a renewal. It provides that we will reestablish diplomatic relations, we will immediately appoint special ambassadors with sufficient powers to seek the prompt elimination of the causes of conflict between the two countries without limitations or preconditions of any kind." He confirms that he has informed President of Panama Roberto Francisco Chiari Remón about the wishes of the United States for former Treasury Secretary Robert B. Anderson to serve as American Ambassador in the talks between the two countries.[66]
  • April 3 - President Johnson delivers remarks commemorating the fifteenth anniversary of the signing of the North Atlantic Treaty in the East Room.[67]
  • April 4 - President Johnson holds his ninth news conference in the Cabinet Room, answering questions from reporters on if he has any comments on increasing criticism from presidential candidates on his handling of foreign policy, on if he has reached a definite determination on a trip to visit poverty-stricken areas in the United States, if he expects revisions to NATO in the coming years, the progress of the civil rights debate in the Senate, the Panama Canal treaty, his reaction to an exchange of criticism between China and Russia, whether he intends to make any new additions to the White House staff, his position on whether the actions of General de Gaulle are hurting the Western alliance, if he has any theories for why cattle prices remain low while meat prices are high, and what he thinks on loosening morals of the youth in America.[68]
  • April 5 - In a statement on the death of General Douglas MacArthur, President Johnson says he has given instruction that MacArthur be buried with all honors and that the United States is grateful for all 84 years of his life.[69]
  • April 5 - President Johnson signs Proclamation 3579, a response to the death of Douglas MacArthur ordering "that the flag of the United States shall be flown at half-staff in the District of Columbia and throughout the United States and its territories and possessions, upon all public buildings and grounds, at all military posts and naval stations, and on all naval vessels, until after his funeral shall have taken place" while directing "that the flag shall be flown at half-staff for the same length of time at all United States embassies, legations, consular offices, and other facilities abroad, including all military facilities and naval vessels and stations."[70]
  • April 7 - President Johnson delivers remarks to the Cabinet Committee on Export Expansion in the Fish Room.[71]
  • April 8 - President Johnson signs Executive Order 11151, suspending "the provisions of Section 5770 of Title 10 of the United States Code which require certain male officers on the active list in the line of the Navy to have had specified sea or foreign service before they may be promoted."[72]
  • April 9 - In a statement, President Johnson requests the parties in the railroad dispute "restore the status quo as it existed 2 days ago and to maintain this status quo for 20 days."[73]
  • April 9 - In a radio and television statement, President Johnson announces that after hours of meeting with representatives of the railroad management and the railroad brotherhoods that both parties "have agreed to postpone any action for 15 days while we seek to resolve the issues between them."[74]
  • April 9 - President Johnson delivers remarks to those participating in the "Plans for Progress" Equal Opportunity Agreements in the East Room.[75]
  • April 9 - In a statement, President Johnson says the House passing the cotton-wheat bill the previous day "represented good judgment and economic progress" and that the action "can forestall severe economic difficulties in areas where wheat is a major source of income and, in turn, this will sustain job levels in communities that serve the farmer and his family and manufacture the things he needs" while allowing taxpayers to "gain through lower costs as excess supplies of cotton and wheat are reduced to adequate reserve levels."[76]
  • April 18 - President Johnson holds his fourteenth news conference in his White House office. President Johnson begins the conference with an address on a "very general statement of our foreign policy" in addition to his approval of "the plans for a very comprehensive study of the draft system and of related manpower policies submitted to me by the Secretary of Defense" before answering questions from reporters on the first quarter on housing, who is behind the creation of the draft study, his reaction to the Supreme Court decision on the separation of state and church, if he saw any progress in relations between the United States and Soviet Union, and attributions to the improved economic outlook.[77]
  • April 20 - President Johnson attends a luncheon for foreign Affairs at the Associated Press at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City.[78]
  • April 20 - The White House releases "the text of a letter from Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara and Dr. Glenn T. Seaborg, Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission, reporting their conclusions following a joint review conducted by the Department of Defense and the Atomic Energy Commission of the status of progress during the past 8 months on the implementation of the Limited Test Ban Treaty Safeguards recommended by the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and approved by the late President Kennedy."[79]
  • April 20 - In a message to the 73rd Continental Congress of the Daughters of the American Revolution, President Johnson challenges them "to even greater service to your fellow Americans--to continuing your humanitarian efforts on behalf of underprivileged children--to helping win the war against poverty--to pursuing your constructive activities in the preservation of the historic landmarks and the sites of our revolutionary past."[80]
  • April 20 - President Johnson says that Secretary of State Dean Rusk "has just made a very interesting and informative report on his meeting with SEATO and with Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek and with Ambassador Lodge in Saigon."[81]
  • April 20 - William Randolph Lovelace II is sworn in as Director of Space Medicine for the Manned Space flight in the Cabinet Room.[82]
  • April 21 - President Johnson delivers remarks to Treasury Department officials on Equal Employment Opportunity in the Rose Garden.[83]
  • April 21 - President Johnson receives a citation from the Disciples of Christ Historical Society in his White House office.[84]
  • April 28 - In a letter to President pro tempore Hayden and House Speaker McCormick, President Johnson announces his intent to send Congress "a bill designed to make possible the economic development of the Appalachian Region" prior to divulging details relating to the legislation and advocating for its passage.[85]
  • April 29 - President Johnson delivers remarks to civil rights leaders in the East Room on the need for Congress to pass the administration's civil rights bill.[86]
  • April 30 - President Johnson signs Proclamation 3590, urging "the citizens of this Nation to observe Saturday, October 24, 1964, as United Nations Day by means of community programs which will demonstrate their faith in the United Nations and contribute to a fuller understanding of its aims, problems, and accomplishments" and calling "upon the officials of the Federal and State Governments and upon local officials to encourage citizen groups and agencies of the press, radio, television, and motion pictures to engage in appropriate observance of United Nations Day throughout the land in cooperation with the United States Committee for the United Nations and other organizations."[87]
  • April 30 - President Johnson signs Proclamation 3588, extending "the welcome of the people of the United States to those persons who come to our country to visit the New York World's Fair, and express the hope that they will take this opportunity to enjoy the hospitality of other parts of our Nation."[88]
  • April 30 - President Johnson signs Proclamation 3587, establishing an immigration quota "solely for the purpose of compliance with the pertinent provisions of the Immigration and Nationality Act and is not to be considered as having any significance extraneous to such purpose."[89]
  • April 30 - President Johnson signs Proclamation 3586, designating "the week beginning May 24, 1964, as Small Business Week" and urging the "chambers of commerce, boards of trade, and other public and private organizations to participate in ceremonies recognizing the great contribution made by the 4.6 million small businesses of this country to our prosperous society and to the well-being and happiness of our people."[90]
  • April 30 - President Johnson attends a meeting with the President's Committee on Employment of the Handicapped in the Departmental Auditorium in Washington.[91]
  • April 30 - President Johnson signs Proclamation 3589, proclaiming "the ensuing twelve months a period of commemoration of the beginnings of the office of the Presidency of the United States."[92]
  • April 30 - President Johnson commemorates the one hundred and seventy-fifth anniversary of the inauguration of George Washington in the Fish Room.[93]
  • April 30 - President Johnson delivers remarks at the 1964 Campaign Conference for Democratic Women at the Sheraton-Park Hotel in Washington.[94]

July[edit]

  • July 1 - John T. McNaughton, Daniel Luevano, Solis Horwitz, and Robert W. Morse are sworn in as officials in the Defense Department in the Rose Garden.[95]
  • July 2 - President Johnson signs H.R. 6041 into law in the Cabinet Room. President Johnson says the legislation updates the Davis-Bacon Act and "sensibly provides that wage determinations shall, in addition to cash wages, take account of prevailing benefits such as medical and hospital care, pensions and workmen's compensation, unemployment insurance, vacations, holidays, and other such factors."[96]
  • July 2 - Maxwell D. Taylor is sworn in as United States Ambassador to South Vietnam in the Rose Garden.[97]
  • July 2Civil Rights Act of 1964
  • July 4 - In a statement, President Johnson reveals the recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom.[98]
  • July 6 - President Johnson signs Executive Order 11160, prescribing "regulations relating to the medical care of certain retired personnel of the Coast and Geodetic Survey and dependents of Coast and Geodetic Survey ships' officers and crew members, both active and retired."[99]
  • July 6 - President Johnson signs Proclamation 3595, designating "the week beginning October 4, 1964, as Fire Prevention Week" and urging "State and local governments, the American National Red Cross, the Chamber of Commerce of the United States, and business, labor, and farm organizations, as well as schools, civic groups, and public-information agencies to observe Fire Prevention Week, to develop and employ effective means for disseminating fire safety information and recommendations to all citizens throughout the year, and promptly to undertake other effective community actions designed to eliminate the causes of preventable fires."[100]
  • July 6 - President Johnson signs Proclamation 3596, a proclamation of agreements with Paraguay and the United Arab Republic as it pertains to trade.[101]
  • July 7 - In telephonic remarks from the Cabinet Room, President Johnson addresses those participating in the ceremony for the laying down of USS Mariano G. Vallejo (SSBN-658) in Mare Island Naval Shipyard.[102]
  • July 7 - President Johnson delivers remarks to members of the President's Committee on Equal Employment Opportunity on his association with the committee prior to becoming president and their work in securing groundwork for the "peaceful acceptance of the Civil Rights Act of 1964" in the Rose Garden.[103]
  • July 7 - President Johnson signs Executive Order 11161, directing the Defense Secretary and Administrator of the Federal Aviation Agency "to prepare and develop plans, procedures, policies, programs, and courses of action in anticipation of the probable transfer of the Federal Aviation Agency to the Department of Defense in the event of war" and functions of the Federal Aviation Agency.[104]
  • July 7 - President Johnson signs Proclamation 3597, amending headnote 2(d) of part 3 of the Appendix to the Tariff Schedules of the United States (77A Stat. 441) and adding "Dried milk, dried cream, and dried whey provided for in part 4 of schedule 1:" to 950.01 of part 3 of the Appendix to the Tariff Schedules of the United States (77A Stat. 442) via amendment.[105]
  • July 7 - President Johnson signs Proclamation 3598, designating "July 9, 1964, as Monocacy Battle Centennial" and urging "those who can do so to attend the dedication ceremonies to be held on that date at the site of the battle" and allow "others, in their home communities, hold ceremonies honoring the brave men of both sides who fought there-men who represented no fewer than twelve States, from Vermont to Louisiana."[106]
  • July 8 - Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy introduces President Johnson at a meeting with American attorneys in the East Room. President Johnson states his hope that the attorneys "will be restless champions of the cause of equal justice for the poor as well as for the rich" in the same mold as RFK and support both the Civil Rights Act and civil liberties.[107]
  • July 8 - In a statement, President Johnson reflects on asking the now deceased Roy E. Davidson and other individuals "to help preserve collective bargaining in America" during the previous winter.[108]
  • July 8 - In a statement, President Johnson addresses the rising rate of joblessness of the American youth and says that the "program announced today is the latest and one of the most promising in a variety of efforts we are making to bring opportunity to neighborhoods where it has long been absent."[109]
  • July 9 - President Johnson signs the Urban Mass Transportation Act of 1964 into law in the Cabinet Room. President Johnson says the "long-needed, long-awaited, landmark legislation" remains faithful to the congressional vision of support for highways and airways for automobile and airplane travel.[110]
  • July 10 - President Johnson presents the Distinguished Service Medal to Admiral Felt in the Cabinet Room.[111]
  • July 11 - President Johnson holds his twenty-first news conference in the Cabinet Room. President Johnson begins the conference with an address on "some announcements and some appointments" in addition to discussing differences in the economy as well as the progress of auto negotiations before answering questions from reporters regarding the mission of FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover in Mississippi, comments made by Senator Goldwater about the Johnson administration, if cuts to the budget of the National Space Administration will derail American efforts to land a man on the moon during the 1960s, his series of meetings with Latin American ambassadors, if his oratorical propensities being recognized by the National Forensic Society will influence his decision to debate the Republican nominee during the election cycle, what he expects to emerge from the meeting of inter-American foreign ministers, and additional comments by Senator Goldwater on Johnson's ability to beat any Republican in the general election at this point.[112]
  • July 12 - In a letter to Chairman of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology James R. Killian, Jr., President Johnson thanks Killian's committee for completing a report that "deals with issues which are important in carrying out this Nation's commitment to deploy science and technology boldly and effectively in the interest of the Nation's welfare."[113]
  • July 12 - In a statement, President Johnson says the recommendation in the report of the Committee on Public Higher Education in the District of Columbia "should have the immediate attention of the Congress" and that he is asking "the District Commissioners to prepare a draft of appropriate legislation for submission to the Congress."[114]
  • July 14 - President Johnson signs Proclamation 3599, calling on Americans "to observe the week beginning October 11, 1964, as National School Lunch Week, with ceremonies and activities designed to promote public understanding and awareness of the significance of the school lunch program to the child, to the home, to the farm, to industry, and to the Nation."[115]
  • July 15 - In a statement, President Johnson says the federal government bears some of the responsibility for both illegal traffic in drugs and the consequences of that traffic and designates government departments "to examine into their present procedures, to bring those procedures into maximum activity, and, wherever necessary, put into effect additional programs of action aimed at major corrections in the conditions caused by drug abuse." He designates Lee White of the White House Staff "to act as liaison agent between them, with instructions to implement the foregoing directive."[116]
  • July 17 - President Johnson signs the Water Resources Research Act of 1964 into law. President Johnson says the legislation will form "local centers of water research", "enlist the intellectual power of universities and research institutes in a nationwide effort to conserve and utilize our water resources for the common benefit", and "contemplates a high degree of interstate cooperation".[117]
  • July 17 - President Johnson reports on changes in the gross national product and personal income as proof of the United States' "strong and balanced economic expansion".[118]
  • July 23 - President Johnson delivers remarks at a luncheon for a group of businessmen in the State Dining Room.[119]
  • July 24 - President Johnson delivers farewell remarks to Thailand General Praphas Charusathien from the West Wing.[120]
  • July 24 - President Johnson attends a reception for labor leader groups in the East Room.[121]
  • July 24 - President Johnson holds his twenty-third news conference in the State Department Auditorium. President Johnson begins the conference with announcements on "the successful development of a major new strategic manned aircraft system, which will be employed by the Strategic Air Command" and "that in the year ending July 30th American exports of farm products broke all records, reaching an all-time high of $6 billion 151 million" before answering questions with reporters on indications of Communist involvement in the racial violence in New York City, his meeting with Senator Goldwater, President de Gaulle's call "for France, Communist China, the Soviet Union, and the United States all to get out of Indochina and leave them to settle their problems themselves", his reaction to the Republican Convention rejecting an amendment to the party platform restating the traditional civilian authority over the military, the new leadership of the Congolese Government, if he and the Defense Department think there is room for a potential withdrawal of American military wives and children from Saigon "or other southeast Asian command posts in the foreseeable future", his views on a satisfying running mate for his campaign, the effect of Governor of Alabama George Wallace exiting the race, and how active he intents to be in his campaign.[122]
  • July 27 - In a statement, the White House says the "President has requested the Department of the Interior to collaborate with the Atomic Energy Commission, in consultation with the Office of Science and Technology, to develop a plan" for a program that would advance progress "in large-scale desalting of sea water."[123]
  • July 27 - President Johnson delivers remarks at the White House welcoming ceremony for President of Madagascar Philibert Tsiranana on the South Lawn.[124]
  • July 27 - President Johnson and Madagascar President Tsiranana deliver toasts at a state dinner in the Rose Garden.[125]
  • July 28 - President Johnson addresses delegates to the Conference on International Rural Development in the Rose Garden.[126]
  • July 28 - President Johnson signs H.R. 6237 into law in the Cabinet Room. President Johnson says the legislation "will be a major step forward in assisting both public and private groups to preserve the records of our times" and thanks Representative Jack Brooks for suggesting the gathering.[127]
  • July 28 - President Johnson signs Proclamation 3602, proclaiming "the month of December 1964 as United States International Aviation Month" and inviting "the Governors of the States, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Commissioners of the District of Columbia, and appropriate officials in other areas subject to the jurisdiction of the United States to issue similar proclamations and to join in the observance of the event at all appropriate levels."[128]
  • July 28 - President Johnson signs Executive Order 11162, amending Executive Order 10925 to include "(c) The Secretary of Defense, the Attorney General, the Postmaster General, the Secretary of Commerce, the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare, the Secretaries of the Army, Navy, and Air Force, the Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission, the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, the Administrator of the Housing and Home Finance Agency, the Administrator of General Services, and the Chairman of the Civil Service Commission. Each such member may designate an alternate to represent him in his absence."[129]
  • July 28 - President Johnson signs Executive Order 11163, designating that a certain "tract of land be included in and reserved as a part of the Chattahoochee National Forest, such inclusion and reservation to be in accordance with and subject to all of the provisions and conditions of the agreement of May 21, 1964, between the Tennessee Valley Authority and the United States Department of Agriculture".[130]
  • July 29 - President Johnson delivers remarks to members of the National Agricultural Advisory Commission in the Fish Room.[131]
  • July 29 - In a statement, President Johnson announces that the "White House meeting will be an intellectual convocation of the States" and that the objective of the meeting will be seeing each state commence "a study group of the highest expertness--consisting of men and women drawn from all the faculties in the State and of experts outside the universities--which at a specific time will be ready to report on the problems and possibilities of that particular State and region during the coming decades."[132]
  • July 30 - In a statement, President Johnson says that with respect to his choice for a running mate, he has reached "the conclusion that it would be inadvisable for me to recommend to the convention any member of the Cabinet or any of those who meet regularly with the Cabinet." Johnson adds that he has personally notified Secretary of State Dean Rusk, Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara, Attorney General Robert Kennedy, and Agriculture Secretary Orville Freeman of his decision due to their names being mentioned in the press as possible choices for the vice presidential nomination.[133]
  • July 30 - In a statement, President Johnson says the President's Council on Physical Fitness's progress report "shows impressively that America's abundance is not encouraging apathy and our self-sufficiency is not breeding self-indulgence" and the "remarkable response and imposing progress toward instilling in our youth the good habits of physical fitness" that has occurred since the program began three years ago under the previous administration.[134]
  • July 30 - President Johnson delivers remarks on the education-related legislation passed by the 88th United States Congress in the past year to state and local school officials in the East Room.[135]
  • July 30 - President Johnson awards the Distinguished Service Medal to General McKee in the Rose Garden.[136]
  • July 30 - President Johnson holds his twenty-fourth news conference in his White House office. President Johnson begins with an address marking the developments of the nuclear test ban treaty signed under the Kennedy administration and answers questions from reporters on the influence of gathering voters from televised debates like in the 1960 presidential election, what criteria he has for a vice presidential candidate, and if he has alternated his economic policies.[137]
  • July 31 - In a statement, President Johnson congratulates Ranger 7 as well as NASA, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, and associates in the industrial laboratories. President Johnson says the images obtained on the lunar surface will be helpful in guiding "in constructing the lunar excursion module and in planning the trip" and allowing the United States the ability to "be able to build our lunar landing equipment with greater certainty and knowledge of the conditions which our astronauts will encounter on the moon."[138]
  • July 31 - In a Rose Garden address, President Johnson reflects on the twentieth anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising and the decision "to cease the valiant fight was dictated and required by lack of food, a lack of water, a lack of ammunition, and a desire to save the remaining civilian population from systematic destruction. Eighty percent of Warsaw had been destroyed."[139]
  • July 31 - President Johnson signs Proclamation 3603, designating "August 1, 1961, as Warsaw Uprising Day" and inviting "the people of the United States to observe this day with appropriate ceremonies and activities, and I urge them to mark this event as an exceptional demonstration of man's courage and devotion in the long and continuing struggle for human freedom."[140]

August[edit]

  • August 1 - In a letter to Manlio Brosio, President Johnson to express his "warm congratulations on the occasion of your assumption of duties as Secretary General of NATO" and speaks on the improvements made by NATO since the signing of the North Atlantic Treaty.[141]
  • August 1 - President Johnson attends a briefing with space scientists on the flight to the moon in the Cabinet Room.[142]
  • August 1 - In a statement, President Johnson says he has advised United States Secretary of Labor W. Willard Wirtz on the subject of "both the New York Shipping Association and the International Longshoremen's Association, AFL-CIO, have jointly requested the appointment of a board of neutrals to assist them in their current contract negotiations."[143]
  • August 3 - President Johnson delivers remarks to foreign language newspaper publishers on their role in American unity in the East Room.[144]
  • August 3 - In a statement, President Johnson announces that he has directed the United States Navy "to continue the patrols in the Gulf of Tonkin off the coast of North Viet-Nam", double "the force by adding an additional destroyer to the one already on patrol", providing "a combat air patrol over the destroyers" and "orders to the commanders of the combat aircraft and the two destroyers (a) to attack any force which attacks them in international waters, and (b) to attack with the objective not only of driving off the force but of destroying it."[145]
  • August 4 - In remarks broadcast on the radio and television, President Johnson discusses the renewed aggression on the Gulf of Tonkin and announces that he has "instructed the Secretary of State to make this position totally clear to friends and to adversaries and, indeed, to all" and "instructed Ambassador Stevenson to raise this matter immediately and urgently before the Security Council of the United Nations."[146]
  • August 5 - President Johnson delivers remarks on the United States having spent the previous decade under his leadership as well as that of his predecessors Dwight D. Eisenhower and John F. Kennedy to respond with action after "threats to the peace and security of the peoples of southeast Asia from the Communist government of North Viet-Nam" at the dedication of the new journalism building at Syracuse University.[147]
  • August 5 - In a special message to Congress, President Johnson recommends "a Resolution expressing the support of the Congress for all necessary action to protect our armed forces and to assist nations covered by the SEATO Treaty" and assures Congress that "we shall continue readily to explore any avenues of political solution that will effectively guarantee the removal of Communist subversion and the preservation of the independence of the nations of the area."[148]
  • August 6 - President Johnson and Secretary General U Thant deliver toasts at a dinner in the State Dining Room.[149]
  • August 6 - President Johnson delivers remarks to the Secretary General of the United Nations in the Rose Garden.[150]
  • August 6 - President Johnson signs Proclamation 3604, officially recognizing and proclaiming "the ninetieth birthday of the Honorable Herbert Hoover, August 10, 1964" and urging "the people of the United States to pause on that day to reflect upon the many accomplishments of this distinguished American on behalf of all humanity."[151]
  • August 7 - In a statement, President Johnson says congressional passage of the "Joint Resolution on Southeast Asia is a demonstration to all the world of the unity of all Americans" and that this has proven the determination of the United States "to defend our own forces, to prevent aggression, and to work firmly and steadily for peace and security in the area."[152]
  • August 8 - In a statement, President Johnson says the House's approval of the economic opportunity bill is a sign of the United States' commitment to the War on Poverty and calls "upon all who share concern for the character of their own communities to enlist in this war against the blight and blemish of the poverty which exists amid plenty."[153]
  • August 8 - President Johnson holds his twenty-fifth news conference in his office at the LBJ Ranch. President Johnson begins the conference with an address on Southeast Asia and answers question from reporters on results in the Mississippi investigation, if he has any intent to send American diplomats to neutralist capitals, motives in Vietnam attacks, if he has communicated with former President Dwight D. Eisenhower about the air strikes, and rumors of a possible price increase in steel.[154]
  • August 10Gulf of Tonkin Resolution
  • August 11 - President Johnson delivers remarks to members of the National Association of Counties at a reception on the South Lawn.[155]
  • August 11 - President Johnson attends a ceremony marking the issuance of the "Register and Vote" Stamp in the East Room.[156]
  • August 12 - President Johnson signs the military pay bill into law in the Cabinet Room. President Johnson says the legislation "is an answer to those who would libel his loyalty to our civilian society or slander his sense of responsibility for the trust he bears to all mankind."[157]
  • August 12 - President Johnson delivers remarks to the American Bar Association at the Waldorf Hotel in New York City.[158]
  • August 13 - President Johnson delivers remarks at a luncheon for a group of state university presidents in the East Room.[159]
  • August 13 - President Johnson signs the Federal Aid Highway Act of 1964 into law in the Cabinet Room. President Johnson reflects on the passage of the Federal Aid Highway Act of 1956 and says the legislation "helps to provide us better primary and secondary highways on a 50/ 50 basis with the States" and supports "needed efforts to improve forest highways, public land roads and national park roads, and other such purposes."[160]
  • August 14 - President Johnson delivers remarks on the occasion of the commissioning of the U.S.S. Casimir Pulask via telephone from the Cabinet Room.[161]
  • August 14 - President Johnson signs the Government Employees Salary Reform Act of 1964 into law. President Johnson says the legislation "ranks near the top of the list in importance to the entire country" out of the multiple measures enacted that year and marks the first time the government has been given "the tools to identify and inspire, to reward and retain excellence in our Federal service."[162]
  • August 15 - President Johnson signs Executive Order 11166, ordering that all "lands and other property hereinafter described, being lands and property which were ceded to the United States by the Republic of Hawaii under the joint resolution of annexation, approved July 7, 1898 (30 Stat. 750), or which have been acquired in exchange for lands or properties so ceded, are hereby set aside for the use of the United States* in fee simple subject to valid existing rights".[163]
  • August 15 - President Johnson signs Executive Order 11167, authorizing the use of Kaobe, Puuanahulu, and Hummuula by the United States.[164]
  • August 15 - President Johnson signs Proclamation 3607, designating "the years 1964 and 1965 as a period in which all persons are especially invited to see the United States" and urging "our own citizens, and all other people, to visit our historic shrines and our natural wonders during this period, and to explore and enjoy our great recreational areas and facilities."[165]
  • August 15 - President Johnson signs Proclamation 3606, designating "the week of November 15 through November 21, 1964, as National Freedom from Hunger Week" and asking "the American Freedom from Hunger Foundation to take national leadership in planning appropriate observance of National Freedom from Hunger Week." President Johnson directs "the departments and agencies of the Federal Government which have responsibilities in the field of food, nutrition, and international relations to take appropriate steps to observe, and to cooperate with private groups in observing, National Freedom from Hunger Week."[166]
  • August 15 - President Johnson signs Proclamation 3605, designating "Sunday, October 11, 1964, as General Pulaski's Memorial Day" and directing "the appropriate Government officials to display the flag of the United States on all Government buildings on that day."[167]
  • August 15 - President Johnson signs Executive Order 11165, authorizing the United States to use land on the Fort Shafter Military Reservation.[168]
  • August 26 - President Johnson signs S. 3075 into law in the Cabinet Room. President Johnson says the legislation "now represents the most significant amendment to the atomic energy legislation that has been passed since 1954" and is the first to authorize "private ownership in the United States of special nuclear materials--the materials used as fuels for nuclear plants."[169]
  • August 27 - President Johnson accepts the nomination of Democratic Party candidate for President of the United States at the Democratic National Convention.[170]
  • August 28 - President Johnson delivers remarks via telephone opening the Parade of Progress in downtown Cleveland, Ohio.[171]
  • August 28 - President Johnson delivers remarks in Atlantic City Before the Democratic National Committee in Room 20 at Convention Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey.[172]
  • August 29 - President Johnson delivers remarks advocating for the re-election of Ralph Yarborough during an appearance at a local rodeo arena in Stonewall, Texas.[173]
  • August 30 - In a filmed message to the delegates to the third International Conference on the Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy, President Johnson says the federal government "is proceeding with an aggressive program of nuclear desalting" and invites the International Atomic Energy Agency "to play an ever larger role in these peaceful efforts."[174]
  • August 31 - President Johnson signs the Food Stamp Act of 1964 into law in the Cabinet Room. President Johnson says the legislation "weds the best of the humanitarian instincts of the American people with the best of the free enterprise system" and "permits us to use our highly efficient commercial food distribution system."[175]
  • August 31 - President Johnson delivers telephonic remarks at the Convention of the Plasterers' Union from the LBJ Ranch.[176]

October[edit]

  • October 1 - Philip Nichols, Jr. and Linton McGee Collins as Judge of the United States Customs Court and Judge of the United States Court of Claims in the State Dining Room.[177]
  • October 1 - In a letter to Deputy Attorney General Nicholas Katzenbach, President Johnson directs Katzenbach "pursuant to the provisions of Section 208 of the Labor Management Relations Act, 1947, to petition in the name of the United States any District Court of the United States having jurisdiction of the parties to enjoin the continuance of such strike and for such other relief as may in your judgment be necessary or appropriate."[178]
  • October 1 - President Johnson delivers remarks to students and faculty of Johns Hopkins University in addition to the university's president Milton Eisenhower as part of the university's lecture series.[179]
  • October 2 - In State Dining Room remarks, President Johnson designates 1965 as "International Cooperation Year" and announces that he is "appointing a special Cabinet Committee" to direct work relating to international partnerships.[180]
  • October 14 – Martin Luther King Jr. is awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
  • October 15Nikita Khrushchev is replaced by Leonid Brezhnev.

1965[edit]

1966[edit]

  • January 6 - The text of a telegram by President Johnson to Carl Sandburg is released on the bulletin board in the White House's Press Room.[184]
  • January 6 - The text of a telegram by President Johnson to the ailing Chester Nimitz is released on the bulletin board in the Press Room.[185]
  • January 7 - President Johnson issues a statement on the members of the Advisory Council on Insured Loans to Students.[186]
  • January 7 - President Johnson issues Proclamation 3696, a termination of increased duty on clinical thermometers imports.[187]
  • January 10 - President Johnson releases a statement mourning the death of Prime Minister of India Lal Bahadur Shastri.[188]
  • January 10 - In a statement, President Johnson announces the appointment of James L. Goddard for Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration.[189]
  • January 11 - President Johnson issues Executive Order 11265, amending a prior executive order to establish the National Defense Service Medal.[190]
  • January 12 - President Johnson delivers the 1966 State of the Union Address to a joint session of Congress.[191]
  • January 13 - President Johnson holds his fifty-third news conference in the Fish Room during the afternoon. President Johnson answers questions from reporters on the District of Columbia, Vietnam, Housing and Urban Development Department, women in military service, and continuation of American peace efforts.[192]
  • October 15Black Panther Party is established.
  • November 1 - President Johnson attends the dedication of Johnson Hill in Korea.[193]
  • November 1 - President Johnson arrives at Elmendorf Air Force Base in Anchorage, Alaska, delivering remarks on his last visit to the state and states his satisfaction with the state's choice of representatives in Congress.[194]
  • November 1 - President Johnson delivers remarks to American and Korean service members on American involvement in World War II and contemporary foreign policy issues in the Mess Hall, Camp Stanley.[195]
  • November 2 - President Johnson delivers remarks at Dulles International Airport on the four goals the seven nations that conferred during the Manila Conference agreed to and his views on developments abroad outside of American involvement.[196]
  • November 2 - President Johnson signs the Fish Protein Concentrate Act into law in the Ballroom at the Anchorage Westward Hotel. Johnson says the legislation "will make it possible to apply the results of research from the laboratory to the economic large-scale production of a wholesome, nutritious protein concentrate."[197]
  • November 2 - President Johnson addresses the Korean National Assembly reflecting on American intervention in the Korean War and speaks on advancements being taken on by the region under the leadership of President Park Chung-hee.[198]
  • November 3 - The White House announces President Johnson will undergo throat cancer within the following fifteen days.[199]
  • November 3 - President Johnson signs two bills authorizing over 10 billion in federal aid for education, adding that the legislation represents an investment in America's youth.[200]
  • November 3 - American spokesmen confirm American warships have relocated to the shipping channels off the coast of North Vietnam along with the US forces and shore batteries having exchanged fire.[201]
  • November 30 - In a letter to Chairman of the National Advisory Council on the Education of Disadvantaged Children Meredith Wilson, President Johnson states his appreciation for the report on the summer education programs for disadvantaged children and actions relating to it being taken by the administration.[202]
  • November 30 - In a statement, President Johnson says the reorganization of the Bureau of Prisons "results from our concern over the high rate of crime among previous offenders and our determination to do something about it" and notes figures that support the notion that reducing repeat offenders will decrease the crime rate.[203]

1967[edit]

January[edit]

  • January 5 - President Johnson attends a meeting of the Lyndon B. Johnson Australian Science Scholars in the Cabinet Room.[204]
  • January 5 - President Johnson signs Executive Order 11322, effectively prohibiting measures related to trade and other transactions with Southern Rhodesia.[205]
  • January 6 - President Johnson signs Proclamation 3760, inviting Americans to participate in the observance of February 1967 as "American History Month" and partake in activities of recognition of the occasion.[206]
  • January 10 - President Johnson delivers the 1967 State of the Union Address to a joint session of Congress.[207]
  • January 10 - President Johnson issues a statement on the death of Rhode Island representative John E. Fogarty.[208]
  • January 11 - President Johnson signs Proclamation 3761, intended to correct errors on tariff schedules and terminations of increases on watch movements.[209]
  • January 11 - President Johnson signs Proclamation 3762, reducing duties on sheet glass imports.[210]
  • January 12 - In a statement, President Johnson announces "one of our most distinguished statesmen and economists--Senator Paul H. Douglas--will head a Commission of distinguished citizens to make the thorough study of our cities and urban areas I recommended to the Congress in my 1965 message on the American city and which the Congress approved in 1966."[211]
  • January 16 - Alan Stephenson Boyd is sworn in as the 1st United States Secretary of Transportation in the East Room.[212]
  • January 17 - President Johnson attends a White House dinner in honor of the Vice President, Speaker of the House, Chief Justice, and Majority and Minority leaders in the Senate in the State Dining Room.[213]
  • January 17 - President Johnson holds his ninety-fourth news conference in his White House office, answering questions on the budget and economic messages, cutbacks in programs and expenditures, highway program, the purchase of mortgages, corps of engineers, public works, HEW projects, agriculture projects, highways, housing credits, reasons for cutbacks, the tax increase, proposals to Chairman Mills, centers for heart, cancer, and strokes, Federal Reserve action, the Ways and Means Committee, and the Defense Department budget.[214]
  • January 18 - In a letter, President Johnson accepts the resignation of John T. Connor as United States Secretary of Commerce.[215]
  • January 19 - President Johnson presents the Medal of Honor to Air Force officer Bernard F. Fisher in the East Room.[216]
  • January 19 - In a message to Congress, President Johnson transmits the second annual report on the operation of the International Coffee Agreement. Johnson speaks on the accomplishments of the program and warns that "countries heavily dependent on earnings from their production of coffee will face a continuing threat of instability" in the event that demand and production are not balanced.[217]
  • January 24 - At noon, President Johnson submits a 21.9 billion bill to Congress that brings the cost of the war to 46.2 billion.[218]
  • January 30 - President Johnson signs Proclamation 3765, designating "March 1967 as Red Cross Month" and urging "all Americans to give this voluntary organization their full support for the benefit of all our citizens."[219]
  • January 30 - President Johnson signs Executive Order 11325, imposing regulations on the Selective Service that will constitute "Part 1643 of Chapter XVI of Title 32 of the Code of Federal Regulations".[220]
  • January 31 - President Johnson delivers remarks on the accepting of a portrait of late U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt in an East Room ceremony attended by members of the Roosevelt family.[221]
  • January 31 - In a letter to Chairman of the Cleaning House Association Robert C. Baker, President Johnson reiterates his message to Congress from January 25 and expresses how the budget he wishes implemented will benefit the District of Columbia.[222]
  • January 31 - In a message to Congress, President Johnson reflects on past legislative action toward service members and proposes the Vietnam Conflict Servicemen and Veterans Act of 1967 "to remove the inequities in the treatment of veterans of the present conflict in Vietnam", "enlarge the opportunities for educationally disadvantaged veterans", "expand educational allowances under the G.I. Bill", "increase the amount of Servicemen's Group Life Insurance", "increase the pensions now received by 1.4 million disabled veterans, widows and dependents", and "to make certain that no veteran's pension will be reduced as a result of increases in Federal retirement benefits, such as social security."[223]
  • January 31 - In a statement, President Johnson announces that he has submitted six proposals to Congress to meet the needs of American service members and veterans and outlines them while stating that the proposals will show the resolve of the United States to help its service members past and present in their hour of need.[224]
  • January 31 - President Johnson transmits the annual report on United States aeronautics, and space activities to Congress in a message. President Johnson touts the space record of the US and writes that no achievements would have been possible without American involvement.[225]
  • January 31 - President Johnson delivers remarks to members of the United States Jaycees Governmental Affairs Seminar in the Cabinet Room.[226]

February[edit]

  • February 1 - In a letter to United States Secretary of Commerce John T. Connor, President Johnson confirms he has read Connor's report "on the fine progress that has been made in implementing Reorganization Plan No. 2 of 1965" and commending him along with "ESSA management, and all ESSA employees for the efficiency and sensitivity which have contributed to carrying out this reorganization."[227]
  • February 1 - President Johnson attends a ceremony commemorating the effective date of minimum wage increases in the Cabinet Room.[228]
  • February 1 - In a letter to Senate President Humphrey and House Speaker McCormick, President Johnson advocates for including the proposed San Rafael Wilderness in the Wilderness System and transmits "a letter and report from Secretary of Agriculture Orville L. Freeman recommending the establishment of this Wilderness area."[229]
  • February 2 - President Johnson holds his ninety-fifth news conference in the East Room. President Johnson beings the conference with an address on consular convention with the Soviet Union and answers questions from reporters on Vietnam, his relationship with the press, the new session of Congress, American relations with Eastern Europe, communism since World War II, and the Democratic Party.[230]
  • February 2 - President Johnson reports on progress "in organizing the war against hunger" and lists several steps to address the issue of hunger.[231]
  • February 2 - President Johnson attends the Presidential Prayer Breakfast at the Shoreham Hotel in Washington.[232]
  • February 6 - President Johnson presents the National Medal of Science Awards for 1966 in the East Room.[233]
  • February 6 - In a statement, President Johnson says the Safe Streets and Crime Control Act of 1967 "calls for the most comprehensive attack on crime ever undertaken" and asserts the federal government can assist with training better police departments as well as provide better equipment in order to prevent "the rising tide of organized crime, to stop the illegal flow of narcotics, to keep lethal weapons out of the wrong hands, guarantee the right of privacy of every American citizen."[234]
  • February 6 - President Johnson sends a special message to Congress on crime in the United States and speaks on his receiving the report of the National Crime Commission before offering proposals to better "the caliber and training of enforcement, judicial and officials", better "the capability of police detect crimes and apprehend commit them", an expansion of "the range and quality of treatment services", fully using "advanced scientific methods in the courtroom, to reduce frustrating and unfair delays and to make available to the sentencing judge all necessary information about the defendant", "provide better counsel for juveniles and for adults who cannot afford to provide their own", and better "communication and understanding between law enforcement authorities and the urban poor."[235]
  • February 6 - President Johnson meets with RFK and Walt Rostow in the Oval Office.[236]
  • February 7 - President Johnson transmits the first Treaty on Outer Space to the Senate in a message. President Johnson recommends "that the Senate act promptly in giving consent to the ratification of this Treaty."[237]
  • February 8 - In a reply to Pope Paul VI, President Johnson says the governments of the United States and the Republic of Vietnam are working to end the Vietnam War and preparations by both parties to discuss a diplomatic solution to the conflict.[238]
  • February 8 - President Johnson addresses Boy Scouts following their presentation of "Report to the Nation" in the Cabinet Room.[239]
  • February 8 - In a statement, President Johnson says he has asked Congress "to enact a new charter for the young people of America" that would include strengthening Head Start, "a lunch program for undernourished preschool children", improving "health services for children and for expectant mothers", tackling juvenile delinquency, and providing summer recreation of a healthy variety.[240]
  • February 8 - In a special message to Congress, President Johnson transmits "a 12-point program for the children and youth of America" and equates preparation of American youth with good economics, reciting a quote by Franklin D. Roosevelt in which Roosevelt stated that "the destiny of American youth is the destiny of America."[241]
  • February 9 - President Johnson and King Hassan II of Morocco deliver toasts at a dinner in the State Dining Room.[242]
  • February 9 - In a statement, President Johnson says he has "asked the Congress to help chart a new course for American foreign aid. We know that aid is indispensable to our quest for world order" and that the United States needs to adopt an objective of helping regions that want to help themselves.[243]
  • February 9 - In a special message to Congress, President Johnson proposes the Foreign Assistance Act of 1967 and says the legislation "will contain a clear statement of the philosophy which underlies our programs and the criteria to be used in this Administration."[244]
  • February 9 - President Johnson delivers remarks at the welcoming ceremony of King Hassan II of Morocco in the East Room on how both the United States and Morocco "are dedicated to the ideals of freedom--freedom for ourselves and freedom for all others" and "are devoted to orderly progress and to equal justice for all people."[245]
  • February 23 - President Johnson attends a ceremony marking the ratifying of the Twenty-fifth Amendment to the United States Constitution in the East Room.[246]
  • February 24 - President Johnson issues a statement on the death of Roy Roberts.[247]
  • February 27 - President Johnson transmits the Reorganization Plan No. 1 of 1967 to Congress in a message, saying the plan would transfer "authority to approve the surrender of certain ship documents" from the Commerce Secretary to the Transportation Secretary.[248]
  • February 27 - President Johnson attends a briefing by David Lilienthal and Robert Komer after they returned from Vietnam in Johnson's White House office.[249]
  • February 27 - In a letter to Senate President Humphrey and House Speaker McCormick, President Johnson attaches a copy of Executive Order 11322 and says the order "implements the action of the United Nations Security Council reflected in its Resolution No. 232, adopted on December 16, 1966, on which the Representative of the United States voted affirmatively."[250]
  • February 27 - President Johnson sends a special message to Congress on the United States Capitol.[251]
  • February 27 - President Johnson holds his ninety-sixth news conference in his White House office. President Johnson answers questions from reporters on Vietnam, the Attorney General appointment, the inter-American meeting in Buenos Aires, intent to visit other Latin America countries, the economy, views of Secretaries Rusk and McNamara, prospects for peace, Vietnam tactics, and political criticisms.[252]
  • February 28 - President Johnson announces his selection of Ramsey Clark to serve as the next United States Attorney General to the press and notes the nomination is a problem for Clark's father Associate Justice Tom C. Clark when asked by a reporter in his White House office.[253]
  • February 28 - In a statement, President Johnson says "Congress has received my fourth message on education and health" and that the goal of America "is the healthiest and the best educated society the world has ever known."[254]
  • February 28 - President Johnson sends a special message to Congress on the subject of health and education in America and advocates for Americans to "encourage states and localities to plan more effectively and comprehensively for their growing needs and to measure their progress towards meeting those needs."[255]
  • February 28 - President Johnson issues a statement on the death of Henry Luce, calling him "a pioneer of American journalism" and crediting him with having "a sense of history in the making, and so helped millions of men and women in this country and abroad to understand the forces that shape the society in which they live."[256]
  • February 28 - In a statement, President Johnson says he has sent Congress "a 1968 budget amendment totaling $149.8 million for three significant scientific project" and that he is "recommending appropriations of $91 million in the coming fiscal year for nuclear rocket development."[257]

March[edit]

  • March 1 - President Johnson issues a memorandum to department and agency leadership on his "directing the relevant agencies in the Executive Branch to begin at once a major and coordinated effort to review our readiness to make the economic adjustments which a termination of hostilities in Vietnam might require."[258]
  • March 2 - President Johnson delivers remarks on the centennial of the United States Office of Education reflecting on its establishment by President Andrew Johnson in 1867 and its rise in concerns over the decades in the Office of Education Plaza.[259]
  • March 2 - In a letter to Senator Henry M. Jackson, President Johnson relates the continued bombing of North Vietnam by the United States was caused by North Vietnam's violation of two international agreements and says this policy will persist "until those who launched this aggression are prepared to move seriously to reinstall the agreements whose violations has brought the scourge of war to Southeast Asia."[260]
  • March 2 - In a statement, President Johnson notes the fiftieth anniversary of the granting of United States citizenship to Puerto Rico and says "the people of the United States and the people of Puerto Rico share an equal dedication" in the cause of justice and human dignity.[261]
  • March 2 - President Johnson attends a ceremony marking the centennial of Howard University in the physical education building at Howard.[262]
  • March 2 - President Johnson holds his ninety-seventh news conference in the Fish Room. President Johnson begins the conference with a remark on the Soviet Union reply confirming "the willingness of the Soviet Government to discuss means of limiting the arms race in offensive and defensive nuclear missiles" and answers questions from reporters on House action toward Clayton Powell, Vietnam, Soviet Union discussions, and the New Orleans challenge on the Warren Commission.[263]
  • March 2 - President Johnson signs Executive Order 11329, establishing a "Board of Inquiry, consisting of Mr. J. Keith Mann, Chairman, Mr. George E. Reedy and Mr. Paul D. Hanlon, whom I appoint to inquire into the issues involved in this dispute" that will "have powers and duties as set forth in Title II of such Act."[264]
  • March 3 - In a statement, President Johnson announces that he is appointing "a commission of 15 distinguished American citizens to make a thorough study of the Federal budget and the manner in which it is presented to the Congress and the public" and says he is asking "the commission to prepare its recommendations by September."[265]
  • March 4 - In a statement, President Johnson announces "a series of actions to reinforce the welcome recovery of housing construction that is already underway" that "are aimed to encourage the construction of housing for families of low and moderate incomes."[266]
  • March 4 - In a statement, President Johnson says the National Advisory Council's appointment "is further proof of our determination that the war on poverty will be a citizen's war" and that the council "will recommend to the Director of the Office of Economic Opportunity changes and improvements which should be made in our antipoverty programs, and report to me and to the Congress concerning its findings and recommendations."[267]
  • March 4 - In a statement, President Johnson announces "the appointment of Miss Betty Furness as Special Assistant for Consumer Affairs" who "will also serve as Chairman of the Committee on Consumer Interests and as Executive Secretary of the Consumer Advisory Council."[268]
  • March 4 - President Johnson signs Proclamation 3769, proclaiming "the week beginning March 5, 1967, as Save Your Vision Week" and inviting "the Governors of the States, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and officials of other areas subject to the jurisdiction of the United States to issue similar proclamations."[269]
  • March 5 - President Johnson signs Executive Order 11330, establishing the membership of the President's Council on Youth Opportunity, its functions such as seeking the aid of department heads whenever a matter resonating with a particular agency surfaces and they do not have that topic as one of their areas of concern, and both establishing the Citizens Advisory Board on Youth Opportunity in addition to its membership.[270]
  • March 6 - In a message to Congress, President Johnson transmits the fifth annual report of the Peace Corps. He states the intent of the Peace Corps during the upcoming year of 1968 and his confidence in the report being a "gratifying reading to all who are interested in this pioneering and humane endeavor."[271]
  • March 6 - In a message to Congress, President Johnson transmits a report "on the Community Work and Training Program authorized by the Public Welfare Amendments of 1962" and urging the states "to study the lessons we have learned and to avail themselves fully of the promise which these programs hold."[272]
  • March 6 - In a message to Congress, President Johnson discusses the Selective Service, relating the new legislation enacted by Congress on the Selective Service following the conclusion of World War II and its qualifications.[273]
  • March 6 - President Johnson signs Executive Order 11331, establishing the creation of the Pacific Northwest River Basins Commission under the request of governors from multiple states.[274]
  • March 7 - President Johnson attends the Seventh Annual Federal Woman's Award Ceremony in the Cabinet Room.[275]
  • March 7 - President Johnson signs Executive Order 11333, suspending "until June 29, 1968, the provisions of section 6374 of title 10 of the United States Code, but only with respect to a brigadier general on the active list of the Marine Corps whose second failure of selection for promotion to the grade of major general occurred during the same fiscal year as his first failure of selection for such promotion."[276]
  • March 7 - President Johnson signs Executive Order 11334, designating the Asian Development Bank "as a public international organization entitled to enjoy the privileges, exemptions, and immunities conferred by the International Organizations Immunities Act" and amending Executive Order 11269 by adding terms that the Council and Treasury Secretary shall abide by.[277]
  • March 7 - President Johnson signs Executive Order 11332, ordering "that any income, excess profits, estate, or gift tax return for the years 1947 to 1968, inclusive, shall, during the Ninetieth Congress, be open to inspection by the Committee on Government Operations, House of Representatives, or any duly authorized subcommittee thereof, in connection with its studies of the operation of Government activities at all levels with a view to determining the economy and efficiency of the Government."[278]
  • March 8 - President Johnson transmits the Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs, 1961 to the Senate for its advice and consent.[279]
  • March 8 - In a letter to Chairman of Federal Woman's Award Study Group Penelope H. Thunberg, President Johnson confirms he "considered the initial report of the Federal Woman's Award Study Group and have approved the recommendations you have made" and that he has asked "Secretary Wirtz to have the Interdepartmental Committee on the Status of Women give early consideration to the form of issuance of the proposed Executive Order" and "Chairman Macy to initiate immediate action on the other recommendations of the Study Group and to report to me by the first of July the progress made."[280]
  • March 8 - President Johnson transmits the third annual report on the status of the National Wilderness Preservation System to Congress. President Johnson notes his past submission of "legislation to authorize the first addition to the Wilderness System since its establishment--the San Rafael Wilderness, Los Padres National Forest, California" and states his intent to continue making recommendations later in the year.[281]
  • March 8 - James J. Reynolds is sworn in as Under Secretary and Thomas R. Donahue as Assistant Secretary of Labor in the East Room.[282]
  • March 9 - In a statement, President Johnson says he has transmitted to Congress "a fiscal year 1968 budget amendment involving a decrease in the amount of $14.9 million for the Atomic Energy Commission" and that the Atomic Energy Commission "will terminate the current development work on the heavy-water-moderated, organic-cooled reactor (HWOCR) concept for civilian power but will continue a research and development program on heavy water reactor technology."[283]
  • March 9 - President Johnson transmits the Reorganization Plan No. 2 of 1967 to Congress in a message. President Johnson endorses the plan as "a step toward fulfilling my pledge to the American people that Government must be reshaped to meet the tasks of today. It underscores my conviction that progress can be achieved by building upon what is strong and enduring, but that we shall never hesitate to discard what is inefficient or outmoded."[284]
  • March 9 - President Johnson holds his ninety eighth news conference in the East Room. President Johnson begins the conference with an address on his sending a message to Congress "asking it to act speedily to restore the investment credit and the use of accelerated depreciation for buildings" and answers questions from reporters on differing beliefs on the Vietnam War, income tax increase, Vietnam, meeting with General Westmoreland and Ambassador Lodge, CIA activities, the Russian view of Vietnam, the Federal Reserve Board, Vietnam settlement conditions, relations with the Soviet Union, procedure for the Selective Service, the upcoming presidential election, another war in Vietnam about establishing a constitutional democracy, the West Coast shipyard strike, the effect of the Apollo tragedy on the space program, and the sales of rifles to Singapore.[285]
  • March 9 - President Johnson awards the Medal of Honor to Specialist 6 Lawrence Joel on the South Lawn.[286]
  • March 9 - President Johnson transmits the twentieth annual report on United States participation in the United Nations in a message to Congress. The report covers 1965 and President Johnson writes that the year "gave new evidence of our country's vigorous commitment to the world organization, and to the cause of peace which it serves. All of the American efforts recorded here--whether political, economic, social, legal or administrative--were designed solely to further that commitment."[287]
  • March 9 - President Johnson transmits a report "on the marine science activities of the Federal Government" in a message to Congress.[288]
  • March 9 - President Johnson issues Executive Order 11335, amending Executive Order 11248 to include "(12) Commissioner, Property Management and Disposal Service, General Services Administration."[289]
  • March 10 - Ramsey Clark is sworn in as the 66th United States Attorney General in the Great Hall at the Department of Justice.[290]
  • March 10 - President Johnson awards the Presidential Unit Citation to the 3d Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Group of the United States Military Airlift Command in the Cabinet Room.[291]
  • March 10 - President Johnson signs Proclamation 3770, requesting the observance of "Monday, May 1, 1967, as Law Day in the United States of America" and urging "the people of the United States to observe Law Day with appropriate ceremonies and by reaffirming their commitment to freedom and the supremacy of law in our lives."[292]
  • March 11 - In a message to Constantine II of Greece, President Johnson reflects on the Truman Doctrine's call for preservation of freedom for the Greek people and says he is "proud of the fact that throughout that period, the United States and Greece have worked together in close partnership toward common goals."[293]
  • March 11 - In a message to President of Turkey Cevdet Sunay, President Johnson extends best wishes to the president and the Turkish people on the twentieth anniversary of the Truman Doctrine.[294]
  • March 11 - In a letter to former President Truman, President Johnson reflects on Truman pitching the Truman Doctrine to Congress and credits Truman with helping to the teach the lessons of freedom not being divisible, world order is vital to national interest, and high costs are paid by those who ignore their responsibilities.[295]
  • March 13 - President Johnson transmits a message on the upcoming meeting of American leaders in Punta del Este in Uruguay to Congress. He says the meeting "represents another link in the bond of partnership which joins us with more than 230 million neighbors to the south" and "a review of the progress we have made together in a great adventure which unites the destinies of all of us."[296]
  • March 14 - President Johnson transmits a message to Congress on urban and rural poverty in the United States.[297]
  • March 14 - President Johnson and Prime Minister of South Korea Chung Il-kwon deliver toasts at a luncheon in the State Dining Room at the White House.[298]
  • March 14 - President Johnson meets with South Korea Prime Minister Chung II-kwon in which President Johnson expressed "the continuing admiration of the American people for the courage and prowess of the Korean forces on the field of battle in Vietnam and for their effective endeavors to promote the welfare of the Vietnamese populace."[299]
  • March 14 - President Johnson delivers remarks to Korean Prime Minister Chung during the welcoming ceremony on the South Lawn.[300]
  • March 15 - President Johnson attend the dedication of Columbia State Community College in Columbia, Tennessee.[301]
  • March 15 - President Johnson delivers on American policy in Vietnam in the House Chamber of the Tennessee State Capitol at Nashville, Tennessee.[302]
  • March 15 - President Johnson delivers remarks at Hermitage ceremonies on the two hundredth anniversary of the birth of Andrew Jackson.[303]
  • March 16 - President Johnson signs S. 665 into law. President Johnson says the legislation authorizes funds "necessary for the procurement of missiles, aircraft, and tracked combat vehicles, for research, development and evaluation, and for military construction."[304]
  • March 16 - In a statement, President Johnson says the Senate agreeing to the ratification of the Consular Convention was an event in which the chamber "acted in the best tradition of American government" and that the convention "will provide important measures to protect Americans traveling in the Soviet Union. Last year more than 18,000 of our citizens visited the U.S.S.R."[305]
  • March 17 - President Johnson transmits a report on the Communications Satellite Act of 1962 to Congress in a message. President Johnson says American space technology is assisting in the creation of world peace and that the people of the world understand "the potential for completely new, heretofore unimagined ways of peaceful cooperation for expanding world trade, for enhancing educational opportunities, for uplifting the spirit and enriching the lives of people everywhere."[306]
  • March 17 - President Johnson sends a message to Congress on the topic of the federal government's quality. He reflects on Franklin D. Roosevelt and the 75th United States Congress "still harnessing the resources of government to continue the rout of the great depression which had threatened to overwhelm the country" and efforts made by the Hoover Commission to reorganize the government during the administration of Harry S. Truman.[307]
  • March 17 - In a statement, President Johnson announces that he is "instructing Federal agencies to release $791 million of those deferred funds."[308]
  • March 18 - President Johnson delivers a toast at a dinner for governors reflecting on the tradition of the Governors' conference beginning in 1908 when Theodore Roosevelt requested American governors to meet with him in Washington.[309]
  • March 18 - President Johnson attends the Governors' Luncheon in the State Dining Room.[310]
  • March 18 - President Johnson attends a White House Conference With the Governors in the Fish Room.[311]
  • March 20 - President Johnson and Chairman Thieu deliver toasts at a dinner at President Johnson's Guam home of Nimitz House.[312]
  • March 20 - President Johnson delivers remarks at the opening session of the Guam Conference at Nimitz Hill, Guam headquarters of U.S. Naval Forces Marianas.[313]
  • March 20 - In a statement, President Johnson says he is "deeply pleased to hear from Prime Minister Ky that the Directorate has agreed to the new Constitution just adopted by the Constituent Assembly of the Republic of Vietnam", adding that the Constitution "marks the most important step in Vietnam's progress toward representative government" and "establishes an executive branch and endows it with wide powers, but subjects it, at the same time, to strong measures of control by the legislature."[314]
  • March 20 - President Johnson delivers remarks upon his arrival at Guam International Airport confirming that Guam was selected "for its convenience to those who are conducting the military and peaceful development campaign in Vietnam."[315]
  • March 20 - President Johnson delivers welcoming remarks to Chairman Thieu and Prime Minister Ky at Guam International Airport stating his "hope that this conference will be of value to both of us in charting the course for the future of the struggle for freedom in Vietnam."[316]
  • March 21 - President Johnson delivers remarks at Andrews Air Force Base over the seven areas of major American concern that were discussed in Guam and says the nature of the war "requires courage, perseverance, and dedication" while confirming that there was no new policy achieved during the meeting.[317]
  • March 21 - In a letter to President of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam Ho Chi Minh, President Johnson writes of his hope that the Vietnam conflict can come to an end and states that he is "prepared to order a cessation of bombing against your country and the stopping of further augmentation of U.S. forces in South Viet-Nam as soon as I am assured that infiltration into South Viet-Nam by land and by sea has stopped. These acts of restraint on both sides would, I believe, make it possible for us to conduct serious and private discussions leading toward an early peace."[318]
  • March 21 - In a statement, President Johnson expresses regret in not being able to personally visit the Pacific Islands due to time constraints but "that Commissioner Norwood's impressive analysis has given me a vivid sense of the progressive spirit now at work in Micronesia."[319]
  • March 21 - President Johnson delivers remarks at Andersen Air Force Base on the aims of the administration in Vietnam and outlines the seven major concerns the United States has toward Vietnam.[320]
  • March 21 - President Johnson holds his ninety-ninth news conference in Top O' The Mar. President Johnson begins the conference with a report on the Vietnam discussions and answers questions from reporters on Vietnam's prognosis, enemy sanctuaries in Cambodia and Laos, military decisions at the conference, Komer's performance in Vietnam, the pace of pacification, obstacles to peace discussions, American troops in relation to the pacification program, U.N. diplomatic activities, Hanoi's assessment of American public opinion, and plans and remarks by Ambassador Lodge.[321]
  • March 21 - The United States and Vietnam release a joint statement on Guam detailing that the completed meeting between President Johnson, Chairman Thiệu, Prime Minister Ky, and party leadership of the American mission in Saigon on "their joint determination with their allies, to defend freedom in South Vietnam and at the same time to continue the earnest search for an honorable peace" as well as talks regarding "the military front, where the initiative lies increasingly with the allied forces and where the leaders of North Vietnam must recognize the futility of their effort to seize control of South Vietnam by force."[322]
  • March 22 - President Johnson issues a memorandum to department and agency leadership on air traffic in the vicinity of airports before directing them "to take into explicit and due account aircraft noise whenever it is relevant to any of their programs or to action in which they may 'participate, and to cooperate with the Secretaries of the Department of Transportation and the Department of Housing and Urban Development in efforts to control and reduce the problems of aircraft noise."[323]
  • March 22 - President Johnson transmits the first annual report on the operation of the Automotive Products Trade Act of 1965 to Congress in a message. President Johnson says the agreement is a "joint undertaking by the United States and Canada to create a broader market for automotive products, to liberalize automotive trade between the two countries, and to establish conditions conducive to the most efficient patterns of investment, production and trade in this critical industry."[324]
  • March 22 - In a statement, President Johnson reflects on his last State of Union Address calling for concern for American Indians and states that he is pleased to "provide the means for rapid assistance to those needy Indians whose plight is compounded by acts of nature beyond their control."[324]
  • March 22 - President Johnson signs Executive Order 11336, designating power to the United States Secretary of Agriculture "to exercise, without the approval, ratification, or other action of the President, the authority vested in the President by clause (1) of the fifth sentence of section 407 of the Agricultural Act of 1949, as amended (7 U.S.C. 1427), to the extent prescribed in subsection (b) of this section."[325]
  • March 23 - In a statement, President Johnson says he is sending Congress "a supplemental request for $479 million to cover the additional cost of the fiscal 1967 pay increase authorized last year for some Federal employees and military personnel" and that the appropriations "together with the $339 million supplemental appropriation requested last week, amounts to $818 million--$262 million less than the full cost of the increases."[326]
  • March 23 - President Johnson sends a birthday message to General William Westmoreland.[327]
  • March 24 - William M. Roth is sworn in as Special Representative for Trade Negotiations.[328]
  • March 24 - President Johnson signs Proclamation 3771, proclaiming "the week beginning May 21, 1967, as World Trade Week" and requesting "the appropriate Federal, State, and local officials to cooperate in the observance of that week."[329]
  • March 24 - President Johnson signs Proclamation 3772, proclaiming "the week beginning April 23, 1967 as Youth Temperance Education Week" and inviting "the Governors of the States, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and officials of other areas subject to the jurisdiction of the United States to issue similar proclamations."[330]
  • March 25 - President Johnson signs Executive Order 11337, ordering "that any income, excess-profits, estate, or gift tax return for the years 1948 to 1966, inclusive, shall, during the Ninetieth Congress, be open to inspection by the Senate Committee on Government Operations or any duly authorized subcommittee thereof, in connection with its studies of the operation of Government activities at all levels with a view to determining the economy and efficiency of the Government."[331]
  • March 27 - President Johnson signs Executive Order 11338, adding "(13) Deputy Under Secretary, Department of Transportation" to section 2 of Executive Order 11248.[332]
  • March 28–30 - President Johnson meets with Prime Minister of Afghanistan Mohammad Hashim Maiwandwal in which the Afghanistan leader discusses his efforts "to build and strengthen democratic institutions and to press economic and social progress."[333]
  • March 28 - President Johnson delivers remarks to delegates of the National Conference on Crime Control at a dinner at the Willard Hotel in Washington.[334]
  • March 29 - President Johnson delivers remarks to Directors of the State Departments of Commerce regarding the benefits of enacting the proposed Intergovernmental Manpower Act in the Cabinet Room.[335]
  • March 30 - President Johnson attends a dinner for Democratic State Chairmen at the Washington Hilton Hotel.[336]
  • March 30 - In a statement, President Johnson says Executive Order 11340 will start the Department of Transportation on April 1 and "consolidate 35 programs previously dispersed through 7 departments and independent agencies" in addition to uniting close to "100,000 employees, and annual expenditures of more than $6 billion."[337]
  • March 30 - President Johnson signs Proclamation 3773, designating May 1967 as "Senior Citizens Month" and calling for government and private and voluntary organizations to comply with the observance.[338]
  • March 31 - President Johnson arrives at Randolph Air Force Base in Texas and delivers remarks on his intent there with Latin American ambassadors.[339]

April[edit]

  • April 1 - In a statement, President Johnson says Congressional approval of H.J. Res. 267 has shown the willingness of Congress to address critical food needs in India and that the United States is partnering with other countries to support ending the food plight in India.[340]
  • April 3 - President Johnson and President of Turkey Cevdet Sunay deliver toasts at a dinner in the State Dining Room.[341]
  • April 3 - In a statement, President Johnson reports "that action has been taken or is now in progress in fields covered by about three-fourths of the more than 400 recommendations" with regards to the White House Conference on International Cooperation.[342]
  • April 3 - President Johnson transmits the second annual report of the National Capital Transportation Agency for calendar year 1966 to Congress in a message.[343]
  • April 3 - President Johnson delivers remarks at the welcoming ceremony at Turkey President Sunay on the South Lawn.[344]
  • April 3 - President Johnson attends a ceremony marking the fiftieth anniversary of the Federal Land Banks in the Rose Garden.[345]
  • April 4 - President Johnson delivers remarks to Directors and Managers of the Veterans Administration in the Rose Garden.[346]
  • April 4 - President Johnson attends a ceremony commemorating the winners of the Fourth: Annual Physical Fitness Leadership Awards in the Cabinet Room.[347]
  • April 4 - In a statement, President Johnson says H.R. 7123 is an appropriation of "12,196,520,000 for the support of operations in Southeast Asia" while implementing mandatory restrictions on the deactivation of certain airlift and troop carrier units in both the Air Force Reserve and Air National Guard.[348]
  • April 5 - In a statement, President Johnson announces funds being allocated to college students for education opportunities and says the investment "will be returned many times over when they take their places as highly trained and contributing members of our society."[349]
  • April 5 - President Johnson sends a special message to Congress on the topics of federal pay and postal rates, arguing in favor of government employees having pay increases in addition to an increase in postal rates and improving postal services.[350]
  • April 6 - President Johnson posthumously rewards the Medal of Honor to Specialist 4 Daniel Fernandez in the Rose Garden.[351]
  • April 6 - President Johnson transmits the 16th Annual Report of the National Science Foundation to Congress in a message. President Johnson says the report "tells a proud story of continuing progress on many scientific frontiers--of bold and creative men and women pitting their skill and imagination against the challenges and opportunities posed by Nature" and lays out steps for maintaining the promise of the report.[352]
  • April 6 - President Johnson signs Proclamation 3775, calling "upon the people of the United States, and upon all patriotic, civic, and educational organizations, to observe Monday, May 1, 1967, as Loyalty Day, with appropriate ceremonies in which all of us may join in a reaffirmation of our loyalty to the United States of America."[353]
  • April 7 - President Johnson delivers remarks on the meeting with NATO Nuclear Planting Group and answers questions from reporters on whether troop reduction was discussed during the meeting and nuclear land mines mentioned by Turkey in his White House office.[354]
  • April 7 - President Johnson signs Proclamation 3776, proclaiming "the month of April 1967 as Cancer Control Month" and inviting "the Governors of the States, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and other areas subject to the jurisdiction of the United States to issue similar proclamations."[355]
  • April 7 - President Johnson signs Proclamation 3777, proclaiming "the week beginning May 1, 1967, as National CARIH Asthma Week" and inviting "the Governors of the States, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and officials of other areas subject to the jurisdiction of the United States to issue similar proclamations."[356]
  • April 8 - In a statement, President Johnson announces that he has "called upon 10 distinguished Americans to conduct the most searching and exhaustive review ever undertaken of the structure and organization of the Post Office Department" and "asked the Commission to determine whether the high quality postal service which Americans have come to expect can better be performed by a Cabinet department, a Government corporation, or some other form of organization."[357]
  • April 8 - President Johnson signs Executive Order 11341, establishing the President's Commission on Postal Organization in addition to its functions, the cooperation of executive departments and agencies, commpensatio0n and personnel, and its Executive Director "who shall be designated by the President and shall receive such compensation as may hereafter be specified".[358]
  • April 8 - President Johnson signs Proclamation 3778, calling "upon all the people of the United States to observe the month of May in this and each succeeding year as Steelmark Month with appropriate proceedings and ceremonies."[359]
  • April 10 - President Johnson sends a special message to Congress on the impending nationwide railroad strike and recommending "that Congress approve a joint resolution to extend the 60-day "no strike" period in this case/or an additional 20 days."[360]
  • April 10 - President Johnson delivers remarks to Vice President Humphrey following his return from Europe on the South Lawn.[361]
  • April 10 - President Johnson signs Proclamation 3779, modifying Proclamation 3279 to include, "The Secretary of the Interior shall keep under review the supply-demand situation with respect to asphalt in District I, Districts II-IV, District V, and Puerto Rico, and, as he determines to be consonant with the objectives of this proclamation, he may in his discretion (1) establish, without respect to the levels of imports prescribed in section 2, a maximum level of imports of asphalt for District I, or Districts II–IV, or District V, or Puerto Rico and, notwithstanding the provisions of subparagraph (4) of paragraph (b) of this section 3, establish a special system of allocation of such imports, or (2) permit the entry for consumption or the withdrawal from warehouse for consumption of asphalt in District I, or Districts II–IV, or District V, or Puerto Rico, without allocations or licenses, notwithstanding the provisions of section 1."[362]
  • April 10 - President Johnson signs Executive Order 11342, establishing the Quetico-Superior Committee including its composition and its function to "advise and consult with the appropriate executive departments and agencies of the Government of the United States and of the State of Minnesota, and shall from time to time make such recommendations as it deems proper."[363]
  • April 11 - In a statement, President Johnson expresses approval for the Congress decision to extend the no strike period in the railroad dispute and urges "both the carriers and the workers to use every hour of these 20 days to negotiate in earnest in an attempt to reach an equitable decision in the American way of true collective bargaining.[364]
  • April 11 - President Johnson delivers a toast at a dinner in Punta del Este, Uruguay attended by Central American Presidents in the Hall of the Americas at the San Rafael Hotel.[365]
  • April 11 - President Johnson delivers remarks at Carrasco Airport on the progress of the alliance between American heads of state as well as the purpose of their meeting in Punta del Este.[366]
  • April 12 - In a statement, President Johnson recalls the program increasing financial assistance to Central American countries in the areas of "economic integration, multinational projects, agriculture, education, and health" that he proposed to Congress the previous month and reports on progress made since then.[367]
  • April 12 - President Johnson signs S.J. Res. 65 into law, extending the no strike period of the railroad dispute and announces he is "appointing a special panel of three judicious Americans: Judge Charles Fahy, recently retired Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, George Taylor, professor of industry, University of Pennsylvania, and John Dunlop, professor of economics, Harvard University" that he is requesting "to help the parties mediate their differences, and if the parties should fail to reach agreement, to recommend whatever additional action may be necessary."[368]
  • April 12 - President Johnson signs Executive Order 11343, creating "a board of three members" to investigate the dispute between the Long Island rail road and its employees.[369]
  • April 13 - President Johnson delivers remarks at the public session of the meeting of American heads of state in the Hall of the Americas at the San Rafael Hotel.[370]
  • April 14 - In a statement, President Johnson reflects on the American heads of state meeting as having a goal "to demonstrate that freedom and economic development are not enemies-that massive social and political transformations can be accomplished without the lash of dictatorship, or the spur of terror."[371]
  • April 14 - President Johnson delivers remarks at an airport in Paramaribo, Surinam after returning from the American heads of state meeting.[372]
  • April 15 - President Johnson signs Proclamation 3780, proclaiming "the period of April 16–22, 1967, to be DISCOVER AMERICA PLANNING WEEK" and urging "all individuals, businesses, industries, and civic and other organizations to give the observance their fullest cooperation and support."[373]
  • April 15 - President Johnson signs Executive Order 11344, creating "a board of inquiry, consisting of Mr. Leo C. Brown, Chairman, Mr. James C. Hill and Mr. Clyde W. Summers, whom I appoint to inquire into the issues involved in" the dispute between Avco Corporation and employees at the Lycoming Division Plant.[374]
  • April 17 - President Johnson transmits the 1966 Annual Report of the National Capital Housing Authority to Congress in a message.[375]
  • April 17 - President Johnson transmits the 1965 Annual Report of the Department of Housing and Urban Development to Congress in a message.[376]
  • April 19 - President Johnson issues a statement on the death of Konrad Adenauer, who Johnson asserts "will always be a symbol of the vitality and courage of the German people."[377]
  • April 19 - President Johnson presents the National Teacher of the Year Award in the Rose Garden.[378]
  • April 20 - In a statement, President Johnson says the Teacher Corps "has made a strong beginning" and "offers bright promise for substantial improvement in the education of disadvantaged children, and it should be continued."[379]
  • April 20 - In a statement, President Johnson reflects on his asking Congress "to increase the salaries of Government employee" and "to increase postal rates and improve postal services" before mentioning the benefits of the executive order he is signing later that day.[380]
  • April 20 - President Johnson signs Executive Order 11348, a five-part addition to the training of government employees.[381]
  • April 20 - President Johnson signs Executive Order 11345, establishing the Great Lakes Basin Commission and granting the commission jurisdiction over "the Great Lakes Basin Commission referred to in section 1 of this order (hereinafter referred to as the Commission) shall extend to those portions of the eight Great Lakes States of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin that are drained by the St. Lawrence River system".[382]
  • April 20 - President Johnson signs Executive Order 11346, adding "(14) Deputy Assistant Secretary for Mortgage Credit, Department of Housing and Urban Development" to section 2 of Executive Order 11248.[383]
  • April 20 - President Johnson signs Executive Order 11347, amending Executive Order 11210 to establish a temporary commission "composed of the Attorney General, the Postmaster General, the Secretary of Commerce, the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare, the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, the Secretary of the Interior, the Secretary of Labor, the Secretary of Transportation, the Secretary of the Treasury, the Administrator of General Services, the Chairman of the Commission of Fine Arts, the Chairman of the National Capital Planning Commission, the Director of the National Gallery of Art, the President of the Board of Commissioners of the District of Columbia, the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, and such other members as may be appointed by the President."[384]
  • April 21 - President Johnson transmits the first annual report of the National Advisory Council on Extension and Continuing Education in a message to Congress.[385]
  • April 21 - In a memorandum to department and agency heads, President Johnson discusses air pollution and writes that he is "directing Secretary Gardner to inform the Congress that an additional $2.7 million in the 1967 supplemental request will be devoted to research on controlling pollution from sulfur oxides."[386]
  • April 22 - In a statement, President Johnson reflects on his appointing "an emergency board under the Railway Labor Act to investigate the dispute between virtually all of the Nation's railroad carriers and six shopcraft unions representing 137,000 employees" and that the panel has reported to him that an agreement has still not been reached. President Johnson says his decision to make the panel's report public is "because it is important that the American people and the parties weigh the impact of a rail strike against the narrow issues that separate the parties. I have also directed the special panel to continue to use every minute of every hour to get the parties to achieve a voluntary settlement through collective bargaining."[387]
  • April 22 - In a statement, President Johnson notes the damage caused by the Midwest tornadoes and says he has "asked Farris Bryant, the Director of the Office of Emergency Planning, and other agencies of the Federal Government to render all possible assistance to Governor Kerner and the local authorities so that the resources of the Federal Government can quickly respond to the needs of the people in their time of crisis" and "directed Governor Bryant to dispatch immediately emergency teams to the areas hardest hit to provide on-the-scene assistance."[388]
  • April 24 - President Johnson sends a telegram to governors inviting them to the luncheon honoring General Westmoreland while admitting that he is aware they were in Washington a short time ago and saying that the meeting will see an exchange of views from those present.[389]
  • April 24 - In a message to Presidium of the Supreme Soviet Nikolai Podgorny, President Johnson says the death of Vladimir Komarov is an international tragedy and extending the condolences of the American people to the Soviet Union.[390]
  • April 26 - President Johnson delivers remarks on his discussions with Chancellor Kurt Georg Kiesinger at the German Chancellery in Bonn.[391]
  • April 26 - President Johnson delivers remarks to American Physical Society members in the Main Ballroom at the Sheraton-Park Hotel in Washington.[392]
  • April 27 - President Johnson attends the dedication ceremony for the Crossland Vocational Center at Crossland Senior High School in Camp Springs, Maryland.[393]
  • April 27 - President Johnson signs Proclamation 3781, designating "April 28–29, 1967, as Rush-Bagot Agreement Days" and inviting "the Governors of the several States, the chief officials of local governments, and the people of the United States to observe these days with appropriate ceremonies and activities."[394]
  • April 28 - President Johnson delivers remarks on the career and service of Martha Raye in the East Room.[395]
  • April 28 - In a letter to Senate President Humphrey and House Speaker McCormick, President Johnson writes that a rail strike "would disrupt our commerce, cripple our industries, create shortages of food. It would adversely affect the lives of every man, woman, and child in this country" and that since he returned from Germany he has "consulted with the bipartisan leadership of the Congress, and with ranking members of the Senate Labor and House Commerce Committees."[396]
  • April 28 - President Johnson delivers remarks on the progress of the American military in Vietnam while attending a luncheon for General Westmoreland in the East Room.[397]
  • April 29 - In a statement, President Johnson announces that he is authorizing "the Secretary of Transportation to sign the contracts for the prototype construction of a commercial supersonic transport" while he personally sends Congress "a request for $198 million to finance the Government's share of the next phase of the development of this transport aircraft."[398]
  • April 29 - In a statement, President Johnson reflects on the "United States joined 50 other nations in contributing funds to preserve the great Abu Simbel Temples, in Egypt's Nubia" three years ago and the "task of saving Abu Simbel is unfinished-$3.5 million more is needed to reassemble the remaining two temples and restore them to a new site."[399]

May[edit]

  • May 1 - President Johnson attends a reception for the 1966-1967 White House Fellows in the East Room.[400]
  • May 1 - Betty Furness is sworn in as Special Assistant to the President for Consumer Affairs in the East Room.[401]
  • May 1 - President Johnson transmits the fifth report under the Manpower Development and Training Act of 1962 to Congress in a message. President Johnson advocates for building more apprenticeship and work experience into employment, establishing more education opportunities, and creating a system where education and work experience are brought together to provide the youth with preparation fitting society's needs and mentions that to achieve this, he is "directing the Secretary of Labor and the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare to make a thorough study of the relationship between our educational programs and our manpower programs, between learning and earning in America."[402]
  • May 1 - President Johnson signs Executive Order 11349, amending Executive Order 11136 to change functions of the President's Commission on Consumer Interests and the Consumer Advisory Council.[403]
  • May 2 - In a letter to Senate President Humphrey, President Johnson transmits a request for a $75 million fiscal 1967 supplemental appropriation for the Office of Economic Opportunity, saying the request will enable the federal government "to respond to plans which have been developed by local communities across the land" and urging Congress to act on the matter.[404]
  • May 2 - President Johnson presents the Medal of Honor posthumously to Sargent Peter S. Connor in the Rose Garden.[405]
  • May 3 - President Johnson attends a dinner honoring Speaker of the House of Representatives John W. McCormack in the Regency Room at the Shoreham Hotel in Washington.[406]
  • May 3 - President Johnson delivers remarks to the State Directors of the Selective Service System in the Rose Garden.[407]
  • May 3 - President Johnson holds his one-hundredth news conference in his White House office, answering questions from reporters on American troops in Vietnam, troop deployment in Germany, the proposed nuclear nonproliferation agreement, the railroad labor dispute, the six percent surcharge proposal, draft opposition, campaign financing legislation, the Republican policy on Vietnam, pessimism over Vietnam, Russian offensive missiles in Vietnam, dissent on Vietnam, Communist leadership in antiwar dissent, the potential threat to his primary and secondary education bill in the House, and comments by Senator George Aiken regarding the Republican report on Vietnam.[408]
  • May 3 - President Johnson signs Executive Order 11350, amending regulations on the Selective Service.[409]
  • May 4 - In a message to Congress, President Johnson transmits "the reports of the Secretary of Defense and the Secretary of Transportation on cash awards made during Fiscal Year 1966 to members of the Armed Forces for suggestions, inventions, and scientific achievements."[410]
  • May 4 - President Johnson sends a special message to Congress listing his recommendation of procedures that can be used to resolve the railroad labor dispute.[411]
  • May 5 - In a statement, President Johnson discusses the plight of disadvantaged children in cities that cannot enjoy summers due to their location and that Americans can assist with their participation in the Share Your Summer campaign.[412]
  • May 6 - President Johnson attends the bust unveiling of former Mayor of Austin Tom Miller at the Municipal Auditorium in Austin, Texas.[413]
  • May 8 - President Johnson attends a reception for participants in the Conference on Women in the War on Poverty in the East Room.[414]
  • May 9 - President Johnson and Vice President of the Republic of China C. K. Yen deliver toasts during a luncheon in the State Dining Room.[415]
  • May 9 - In a statement, President Johnson says the Worldwide Drug Reaction Monitoring System "will be a vital health protection measure for people everywhere" and "a big step forward in protecting all people from these unforeseen hazards."[416]
  • May 9 - In a letter to Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare John W. Gardner, President Johnson authorizes Gardner "to perform the functions vested in the President under the provisions of sections 5 (b) and (c) of that Act, as may be required to provide assistance by the United States in the World Health Organization International System to Monitor and Report Adverse Reactions to Drugs."[417]
  • May 9 - President Johnson attends the Democratic Congressional Dinner in the International Ballroom at the Washington-Hilton Hotel in Washington.[418]
  • May 9 - President Johnson delivers remarks at the welcoming ceremony of Vice President of the Republic of China Yen on the South Lawn.[419]
  • May 9 - President Johnson signs Proclamation 3782, urging "the people of the United States to honor our American Merchant Marine on Monday, May 22, 1967, by displaying the flag of the United States at their homes and other suitable places" and requesting "that all ships sailing under the American flag dress ship on that day in tribute to the American Merchant Marine."[420]
  • May 9 - President Johnson signs Proclamation 3783, designating "the week beginning May 21, 1967, as Small Business Week" and urging "industrial and commercial organizations, chambers of commerce, boards of trade, and other public and private organizations to participate in ceremonies recognizing the significant contributions, past and present, of small business to our land, our culture, and our ideals."[421]
  • May 10 - In a statement, President Johnson says he is "submitting to Congress an amendment to the 1968 budget, requesting $500,000 to finance architectural studies and plans for the Center's facilities" and estimates that by the early 1970s "the full program of the Center, including scholarships, stipends, and travel awards, will cost an estimated $12 million annually--including $1.2 million now spent each year for exchange programs of the Institutes."[422]
  • May 10 - President Johnson signs S. 303 into law. The legislation acts as an amendment to the previous law authorizing funds to the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands government. President Johnson reports that he "already asked that the Congress appropriate additional funds, both this year and next, so that among other projects we can build schools, hospitals, roads, airfields, and communication facilities, hire teachers and doctors and nurses, and provide for the economic development of the area."[423]
  • May 10 - President Johnson and Vice President of the Republic of China Yen release a joint statement detailing their meeting the previous day.[424]
  • May 10 - President Johnson signs Proclamation 3784, requesting "that Sunday, May 14, 1967, be observed as Mother's Day" and directing "the appropriate officials of the Government to display the flag of the United States on all Government buildings on that day."[425]
  • May 11 - President Johnson transmits a "report of continued progress in the Nation's space program" to Congress in a message. President Johnson says the achievements listed in the report "reflect not only our progress in space flight, but also new steps taken toward the real objective of all our efforts in space--the application of new knowledge to bettering the lives of all people" and that the United States space program "continues to exemplify our Nation's conviction that the road to peace, progress, and abundance is through continued cooperation among all nations."[426]
  • May 13 - President Johnson addresses the Lawyers Conference on Crime Control in the Colonial Room at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington.[427]
  • May 15 - President Johnson attends a press briefing with governors in the auditorium of the National Guard Building at Bradley Field, Connecticut.[428]
  • May 15 - President Johnson attends the New England Governors Conference at Bradley Field, delivering remarks on the needs of Americans.[429]
  • May 16 - In a statement, President Johnson announces that a general agreement "has been reached on all the major issues in the trade negotiations" and states his hope that the final agreement meets the expectations of the Trade Extension Act of 1962.[430]
  • May 18 - President Johnson holds his one hundredth and first news conference in his White House office, answering questions from reporters on the cities' forecast, the Vietnam Pacification Program, the budget, objectives in Vietnam, congressional remarks on Vietnam, the United Nations and Vietnam, polls on his popularity, the imminence of World War III, the reassignment of General Lewis W. Walt, concessions to Southern members of Congress, action on the rent supplement bill in the House, domestic legislative program, Vietnam support and dissent, on becoming a grandfather, the nonproliferation treaty, relations with Red China, the upcoming presidential election and fundraising, pace of the Vietnam War, discussions with New England governors, and the government for the District of Columbia.[431]
  • May 19 - President Johnson delivers remarks to the State Committeemen and Executive Directors of the Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service in the East Room.[432]
  • May 19 - President Johnson signs S. 270 into law in the East Room. The legislation authorizes a desalting plant in Southern California and President Johnson says the administration "will outline plans as soon as that distinguished Californian, the Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission, gets them ready for any other ventures that some of you want to take."[433]
  • May 19 - President Johnson awards the Presidential Unit Citation to the 1st Squadron, 4th Cavalry, 1st Infantry Division of the United States.[434]
  • May 22 - President Johnson signs Proclamation 3785, designating "Memorial Day, Tuesday, May 30, 1967, as a day of prayer for permanent peace" and urging "all of the people of this Nation to join me in prayer to the Almighty for the safety of our Nation's sons and daughters around the world, for His blessing on those who have sacrificed their lives for this Nation in this and all other struggles, and for His aid in building a world where freedom and justice prevail, and where all men live in friendship, understanding, and peace."[435]
  • May 22 - President Johnson signs Executive Order 11351, an amendment to Executive Order 11318 with the submission of "This order shall be effective as of May 31, 1966."[436]
  • May 22 - President Johnson signs Executive Order 11352, suspending "the provision of section 5751 (b) of title 10 of the United States Code which relates to the service-in-grade requirement for officers of the Marine Corps in the grade of lieutenant colonel for eligibility for consideration by a selection board for promotion to the next higher grade."[437]
  • May 23 - In a statement, President Johnson discusses the rising tension between Israel and its Arab neighbors as a situation concerning the international community and support by the community for "all efforts, in and outside the United Nations and through its appropriate organs, including the Secretary General, to reduce tensions and to restore stability."[438]
  • May 23 - In a statement, President Johnson announces that he is "signing an Executive order creating a Council on Cost Reduction in Government" that he is asking "to explore further opportunities for economy and better management."[439]
  • May 23 - President Johnson presents the Presidential "E" Awards for Excellence in Developing New Markets for Exports in the Rose Garden.[440]
  • May 23 - President Johnson delivers remarks to delegates of the International Conference on Water for Peace in the Grand Ballroom at the Sheraton Park Hotel in Washington.[441]
  • May 23 - President Johnson signs Executive Order 11354, an amendment to Executive Order 11030 in regards to presidential proclamation preparations.[442]
  • May 23 - President Johnson signs Executive Order 11353, forming the President's Advisory Council on Cost Reduction in addition to specifying membership and its functions.[443]
  • May 24 - President Johnson issues a statement on presenting the Distinguished Service Medal to Major General James W. Humphreys, Jr..[444]
  • May 24 - President Johnson delivers remarks to Japanese Governors on the development of the United States and Japan in the Cabinet Room.[445]
  • May 24 - President Johnson signs Proclamation 3786, designating "the period beginning September 17 and ending September 23, 1967, as Constitution Week" and urging "the people of the United States to observe that week with appropriate ceremonies and activities in their schools and churches, and in other suitable places, to the end that our citizens, whether they be naturalized or natural-born, may have a better understanding of the Constitution and of the rights and responsibilities of United States citizenship."[446]
  • May 25 - President Johnson presents the United States Gift to the Canadian people at the United States Pavilion during a visit to the Canadian Universal and International Exhibition in Montreal.[447]
  • May 25 - President Johnson and Prime Minister of Canada Lester B. Pearson attend a press briefing in which President Johnson reflects on the content of the meeting at Uplands R.C.A.F. Base in Ottawa.[448]
  • May 25 - President Johnson delivers remarks in Montreal upon attending EXPO '67 reflecting on Canada being the first country he visited after becoming U.S. President at the Place des Nations.[449]
  • May 25 - President Johnson sends a message to Congress on the subject of the American political process, proposing reforms in election campaign financing "to assure full disclosure of contributions and expenses, to place realistic limits on contributions, and to remove the meaningless and ineffective ceilings on campaign expenditures", providing "a system of public financing for Presidential election campaigns", enlarge "the base of public support for election campaigns, by exploring ways to encourage and stimulate small contributions", end "the loopholes in the Federal laws regulating lobbying", and assuring "the right to vote for millions of Americans who change their residences."[450]
  • May 26 - President Johnson issues a memorandum to the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Transportation on oil pollution in coastal waters and asking them "to undertake, on an urgent basis, a study to determine how best to mobilize the resources of the Federal Government and the Nation to meet this problem."[451]
  • May 26 - President Johnson signs Executive Order 11355, amending subsection 305 (a) of Executive Order 10647 to read "At least once every twelve months the Chairman of the Civil Service Commission shall survey appointments made under section 710 (b) (1) of the Act."[452]
  • May 27 - President Johnson attends the christening of the U.S.S. John F. Kennedy at Newport News, Virginia with members of the Kennedy family including Jacqueline Kennedy and Senators Robert F. Kennedy and Ted Kennedy.[453]
  • May 27 - President Johnson signs S. 1161 into law, establishing the John Fitzgerald Kennedy National Historic Site.[454]
  • May 29 - President Johnson signs Proclamation 3787, proclaiming "October 15, 1967, as White Cane Safety Day" and calling "upon all our citizens, our civic and service organizations, schools, public bodies and the media of public information in every community to join in observing White Cane Safety Day, so that blind persons in our society may increasingly enjoy the greatest possible measure of personal independence."[455]
  • May 30 - President Johnson and President of the Republic of Vietnam Nguyễn Văn Thiệu exchange messages on the observance of Memorial Day.[456]
  • May 30 - President Johnson signs Executive Order 11356 in response to the dispute between the National Railway Labor Conference and its employees, forming "a board of three members, to be appointed by me, to investigate these disputes" that will "report its findings to the President with respect to the disputes within thirty days from the date of this order."[457]
  • May 31 - President Johnson transmits the annual report of the Railroad Retirement Board for Fiscal Year 1966 in a message to Congress. President Johnson says "increases in retirement and survivor benefits reported here represent increased comfort and security in the retirement years of many worthy citizens" and urges "the Congress to take this vital step toward our goal of providing every elderly citizen an adequate income and a meaningful retirement."[458]
  • May 31 - President Johnson transmits the fourth annual report on Special International Exhibitions conducted during fiscal year 1966 under the Mutual Educational and Cultural Exchange Act of 1961 in a message to Congress.[459]

June[edit]

  • June 1 - President Johnson and Prime Minister of Australia Harold Holt attend a dinner in the State Dining Room.[460]
  • June 1 - President Johnson delivers remarks at the welcoming ceremony of Australian Prime Minister Holt on the South Lawn.[461]
  • June 1 - President Johnson transmits Reorganization Plan No. 3 of 1967 to Congress in a message. President Johnson says the intent of the plan is to bring "Twentieth Century government to the Capital of this Nation: to strengthen and modernize the government of the District of Columbia; to make it as efficient and effective as possible."[462]
  • June 2 - President Johnson attends a dinner in the State Dining Room honoring Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Harold Wilson.[463]
  • June 2 - President Johnson delivers remarks at the welcoming ceremony for United Kingdom Prime Minister Wilson on the South Lawn.[464]
  • June 3 - President Johnson attends the New York State Democratic Dinner in the Imperial Ballroom at the Americana Hotel in New York City.[465]
  • June 3 - In a statement, President Johnson announces "the formation of that committee, which will draw upon the talents and the experience of a group of distinguished industrialists, bankers, labor leaders, and specialists in urban affairs" and that it will be led by Edgar F. Kaiser.[466]
  • June 5 – The Six Day War is a massive victory for Israel over its Arab neighbors.
  • June 6 - In a statement, President Johnson cites the urgency of enacting legislation that would "strengthen the reliability of the power systems" in the United States.[467]
  • June 6 - In a statement, President Johnson says the cease fire of the United Nations Security Council "pens a very hopeful path away from danger in the Middle East" and "reflects responsible concern for peace on the part of all who voted for it."[468]
  • June 6 - President Johnson signs Executive Order 11357, ordering "that the provisions of the National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act of 1966, as amended (80 Stat. 718, 943), shall be carried out through the National Highway Safety Bureau and the Director thereof."[469]
  • June 6 - President Johnson signs Executive Order 11358, ordering "that any income, excess-profits, estate, or gift tax return for the years 1948 to 1967, inclusive, shall, during the Ninetieth Congress, be open to inspection by the Committee on Un-American Activities, House of Representatives, or any duly authorized subcommittee thereof, for the purpose of carrying on those investigations of subversive and un-American activities and propaganda authorized by clause 18 of Rule XI of the Rules of the House of Representatives, agreed to January 10, 1967."[470]
  • June 7 - In a statement, President Johnson announces that he is "establishing a Special Committee of the National Security Council" in response to the "continuing crisis and the effort to help build a new peace".[471]
  • June 8 - In a letter to Mike Mansfield, President Johnson says that the most pressing concern of the United States "is to find a way to bring the fighting in the Middle East to an end" and the continuation of policies by the Truman, Eisenhower, and Kennedy administrations.[472]
  • June 8 - President Johnson and President of Malawi Hastings Banda deliver toasts at a luncheon in the State Dining Room.[473]
  • June 9 - In a memorandum, President Johnson cites the need for the United States to focus on Mexican American and asks "the Secretary of Labor, the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare, the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, the Secretary of Agriculture and the Director of the Office of Economic Opportunity to serve on an interagency committee on Mexican American affairs."[474]
  • June 9 - Vicente T. Ximenes is sworn in as a member of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in the East Room.[475]
  • June 10 - President Johnson signs Proclamation 3788, designating "the week beginning June 11, 1967, as National Flag Week" and directing "the appropriate Government officials to display the flag on all Government buildings during that week."[476]
  • June 12 - President Johnson transmits the eleventh annual report of the Surgeon General on the Health Research Facilities Program for 1966 in a message to Congress.[477]
  • June 12 - President Johnson delivers remarks to the National Legislative Conference, Building and Construction Trades Department in the International Ballroom at the Washington Hilton Hotel.[478]
  • June 13 - In a statement, President Johnson notes rising accident rates and charges "every administrator in the Federal Government with personal responsibility to see that the causes of accidents in his operation are found and eliminated."[479]
  • June 13 - President Johnson attends a reception for the Presidential Scholars in the East Room.[480]
  • June 13 - President Johnson attends the graduation ceremony of Capitol Page School in the Rose Garden.[481]
  • June 13 - In the Rose Garden, President Johnson announces that he "shall send to the Senate this afternoon the nomination of Mr. Thurgood Marshall, Solicitor General, to the position of Associate Justice of the Supreme Court made vacant by the resignation of Justice Tom C. Clark of Texas."[482]
  • June 14 - President Johnson delivers remarks to delegates of National Rural Electric Cooperative Association Youth Conference on the South Lawn.[483]
  • June 14 - Alexander B. Trowbridge is sworn in as the 17th United States Secretary of Commerce in the Rose Garden.[484]
  • June 15 - While addressing reporters in his White House office, President Johnson announces the nomination of Warren Christopher as United States Deputy Attorney General.[485]
  • June 15 - President Johnson signs Proclamation 3789, designating "the week of June 18–24, 1967, as National Coal Week" and calling "upon citizens throughout the Nation to participate in observance of that week, in honor of the National Coal Association".[486]
  • June 16 - President Johnson attends a Democratic Party Dinner in the Civic Auditorium in Austin, Texas.[487]
  • June 27 - President Johnson delivers remarks to delegates to the National Convention of the United States Jaycees at the Civic Center in Baltimore, Maryland.[488]
  • June 29 - In a statement, President Johnson says the Education Professions Development Act of 1967 "is a basic building block for our schools and for our Nation. For no school--no matter how fine the building or how fancy its equipment--means as much as the men and women who work in it."[489]
  • June 29 - President Johnson and the King of Thailand release a joint statement detailing Johnson's expressed admiration "for the rapid economic development and improvement in education and social services that have taken place in Thailand under His Majesty's leadership" during the meeting between the two.[490]
  • June 29 - President Johnson addresses the Opportunities Industrialization Center on a spirit that has aided in the building of the center through domestic programs imposed during his administration.[491]
  • June 29 - President Johnson signs Executive Order 11359, an amendment of Executive Order 11278 that adds "the Secretary of Transportation" after the "the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development".[492]
  • June 30 - In a statement, President Johnson confirms he has received the first annual report of the Citizens' Advisory Committee on Recreation and Natural Beauty and announces that he is directing "Secretary Trowbridge, as Chairman of the President's Council on Recreation and Natural Beauty, and Director Schultze of the Budget Bureau to review carefully the Committee report and within 90 days to make recommendations to me on steps which could be taken to implement it."[493]
  • June 30 - In a statement, President Johnson announces he has "signed a proclamation which will reduce dairy imports to the normal level which prevailed before 1966. On the basis of these new quotas, annual imports will be approximately 1 billion pounds of milk equivalent."[494]
  • June 30 - President Johnson signs Proclamation 3790, amending part 3 of the Appendix to the Tariff Schedules of the United States.[495]
  • June 30 - President Johnson signs Executive Order 11360, serving to amend regulations for the Selective Service.[496]

July[edit]

  • July 1 - President Johnson signs the Older Americans Act Amendments of 1967 into law. President Johnson reflects on the intervention of President Franklin D. Roosevelt with the passing of the initial Social Security Act and notes that it has been a year since Medicare passed, saying the amendments are the highest increase in assistance in more than 30 years.[497]
  • July 1 - In a statement commemorating the anniversary of Medicare, President Johnson says the program "is fulfilling the promise that older Americans and their families will be free of the fear of major financial hardship because of illness" and calls it "a powerful force in upgrading the level of health care available to all Americans" while insisting that the forces behind its passage have formed "a partnership for a healthier America."[498]
  • July 1 - President Johnson holds his one hundred and third news conference at the Mayfair Hotel in St. Louis, Missouri. President Johnson begins the conference with an introduction from Governor of Iowa Harold Hughes and answers questions from reporters on the Middle East, support from the American people and governors, relationships between federal, state, and local governments, the Republican Governors Conference, crime and law enforcement, congressional ethics, a review of discussions with governors, the effectiveness of the poverty program, unity in the Democratic Party, Vietnam elections, the upcoming presidential election, and attitudes of the governors.[499]
  • July 1 - President Johnson delivers remarks to the Conference of Democratic Governors at the Mayfair Hotel in St. Louis.[500]
  • July 3 - In a letter to Senate President Humphrey and House Speaker McCormick, President Johnson transmits " to the Congress the report of the Secretary of the Interior resulting from the National Study of Strip and Surface Mining" and adds that the report "shows that much of the land which has been surface mined in the United States is now causing damage to our environment" in addition to also indicating "that present surface mining practices can and must be improved. Each year some 150,000 additional acres are being surface mined." He requests "all Federal agencies immediately review their policies dealing with surface mining on lands under their jurisdiction, and with contracts for the procurement of surface mined mineral commodities and fuels."[501]
  • July 3 - President Johnson signs Proclamation 3791, proclaiming "July 10, 1967, as World Law Day" and calling "upon all public and private officials, members of the legal profession, citizens, and all men of good will to demonstrate the importance of the law in mankind's quest for world peace by appropriate observances and ceremonies in courts, schools, universities, and other public places."[502]
  • July 4 - President Johnson issues a statement on the observance of Independence Day, calling on Americans to recall the battles of the past while they celebrate their freedoms of the present.[503]
  • July 6 - In a statement, President Johnson announces that the United States and Mexico governments "have concluded an agreement for the construction, operation, and maintenance of an international flood control project for the Tijuana River in California and in Baja California, Mexico" and thanks "the many Members of Congress who supported the legislation last year to authorize this project, and particularly Senator Kuchel and Representative Van Deerlin for their valuable leadership."[504]
  • July 6 - President Johnson signs Executive Order 11361, suspending "the provision of Section 5751(b) of Title 10 of the United States Code which relates to the service-in-grade requirement for officers of the Marine Corps in the grade of first lieutenant for eligibility for consideration by a selection board for promotion to the next higher grade."[505]
  • July 8 - In a statement, President Johnson states the report on the number of students assisted through the federal government "are dramatic evidence of the desire and ability of this country to help its young people attain their aspirations" and that the statistics "suggest that in only one generation we can attain a once impossible goal: that every American boy and girl will have the opportunity to move up the educational ladder as far as individual desire and ability permit."[506]
  • July 11 - In a statement, President Johnson states the need for the District of Columbia government to be reorganized and urges support from Congress on his plan.[507]
  • July 11 - President Johnson transmits the annual report of the Commodity Credit Corporation for fiscal year 1966 in a message to Congress.[508]
  • July 11 - President Johnson and Chancellor of Germany Ludwig Erhard deliver toasts at a luncheon in the State Dining Room.[509]
  • July 12 - President Johnson signs Proclamation 3792, proclaiming "where the work was subject to copyright under the laws of the United States of America on or after September 3, 1939, and on or before May 5, 1956, by an author or other owner who was then a German citizen; or where the work was subject to renewal of copyright under the laws of the United States of America on or after September 3, 1939, and on or before May 5, 1956, by an author or other person specified in Sections 24 and 25 of the aforesaid Title 17, who was then a German citizen, there has existed during several years of the aforementioned period such disruption and suspension of facilities essential to compliance with conditions and formalities prescribed with respect to such works by the copyright law of the United States of America as to bring such works within the terms of Section 9(b) of the aforesaid Title 17".[510]
  • July 12 - President Johnson signs Proclamation 3793, designating "the week beginning July 16, 1967 as Captive Nations Week" and inviting "the people of the United States of America to observe this week with appropriate ceremonies and activities, and I urge them to give renewed devotion to the just aspirations of all peoples for national independence and human liberty."[511]
  • July 13 - President Johnson holds his one hundred and fourth news conference in the living quarters of the White House. President Johnson begins an address on discussions concerning Vietnam and answers questions from reporters on the number of troops, the South Vietnamese effort, the basis for troop requests, impact of draft calls, tour of duty, the military situation, additional units, the position of North Vietnam, the request of General Westmoreland, North Vietnam forces, and if additional forces will be from other countries outside of the United States.[512]
  • July 13 - President Johnson presents the Distinguished Service Medal to Admiral David L. McDonald in the East Room.[513]
  • July 16 - President Johnson signs Executive Order 11362, constituting "a finding in pursuance of section 101(b) of the Defense Production Act of 1950, as amended, with respect to the exercise, as directed by section 2 of this order, of the powers vested in me by section 101(a) of that Act."[514]
  • July 17 - In a letter to House Speaker McCormick and Senate Majority Leader Mansfield, President Johnson recounts the meeting held the previous day as well as the current state of the railroad strike.[515]
  • July 17 - President Johnson signs SJ. Res. 81 into law. President Johnson says the legislation "brings a hopeful solution to this Nation in an hour of industrial crisis" and enables "the products of our farms and factories to move freely once more" and "the mails to be delivered once again."[516]
  • July 17 - President Johnson signs Proclamation 3794, amending Proclamation 3279 to state that the "maximum level of imports of residual fuel oil to be used as fuel into District 1, Districts II–IV, and District V for a particular allocation period shall be the level of imports of that product into those districts during the calendar year 1957 as adjusted by the Secretary as he may determine to be consonant with the objectives of this proclamation."[517]
  • July 20 - President Johnson signs Executive Order 11363, designating "the International Secretariat for Volunteer Service as a public international organization entitled to enjoy the privileges, exemptions, and immunities provided by the International Organizations Immunities Act."[518]
  • July 21 - President Johnson delivers remarks in the Auditorium of the Clinical Center at the National Institutes of Health on the attempts by the administration "to build a society which guarantees good health for all".[519]
  • July 22 - President Johnson issues a statement on the death of Carl Sandburg, hailing him as "more than the voice of America, more than the poet of its strength and genius."[520]
  • July 24 - President Johnson delivers remarks in the White House Theater on his sending federal troops to Detroit, Michigan in response to riots there.[521]
  • July 24 - In response to telegram from Governor of Michigan George Romney, President Johnson says he is deploying troops "to proceed at once to Selfridge Air Force Base, Michigan."[522]
  • July 24 - President Johnson signs Proclamation 3795, commanding "all persons engaged in such acts of violence to cease and desist therefrom and to disperse and retire peaceably forthwith."[523]
  • July 24 - President Johnson signs Executive Order 11364, authorizing and directing the United States Secretary of Defense "to take all appropriate steps to disperse all persons engaged in the acts of violence described in the proclamation and to restore law and order" and "call into the active military service of the United States, as he may deem appropriate to carry out the purposes of this order, any or all of the units of the Army National Guard and of the Air National Guard of the State of Michigan to serve in the active military service of the United States for an indefinite period and until relieved by appropriate orders."[524]
  • July 26 - President Johnson delivers remarks to delegates to Boys Nation in the Rose Garden.[525]
  • July 27 - President Johnson delivers an address in his White House office in which he announces that he is "appointing a special Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders" for the purpose of investigating the causes behind recent disorders in cities while making recommendations on measures that would either prevent or contain future incidents.[526]
  • July 27 - President Johnson delivers remarks at the Department of Defense Cost Reduction ceremony in the East Room.[527]
  • July 27 - President Johnson sends telegrams to Michigan Governor Romney and Mayor of Detroit Jerome Cavanagh on federal government assistance to the 12th Street riot.[528]
  • July 27 - President Johnson signs Proclamation 379, setting "aside Sunday, July 30, 1967, as a National Day of Prayer for Peace and Reconciliation" and calling "on every Governor, every Mayor, every family in the land to join in this observance."[529]
  • July 29 - President Johnson delivers remarks on the establishment of the National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders in the Fish Room.[530]
  • July 29 - President Johnson signs Executive Order 11365, establishing the National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders in addition to its membership and functions.[531]
  • July 31 - President Johnson holds his one hundredth and sixth news conference in his White House office. President Johnson begins the conference with an address on David Ginsburg accepting the position of Executive Director of the National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders and answers questions from reporters on the Gallup poll on the administration's Vietnam policy, a speech by Secretary General U Thant, if he sees merit in a suggestion by Mayor Cavanagh for a 1,000-man Federal riot force, criticism he's received from the Democratic National Convention, the effect of riots on legislation, tax increase, the Taylor-Clifford mission, selection of the Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders, the position of the Philippines, President of Yugoslavia Josip Broz Tito, the effects of riots on Vietnam and space spending, what the administration plans for a national airport plan, proposals by Senator Morton giving Johnson "the power of transferability to take 10 percent of the long-range urban spending programs and apply it immediately to the problems of the cities", doubt on a summit meeting between the United States and allies occurring, executive action to prevent riots, disaster relief for Detroit, Michigan, the timing of the tax proposal, national spending priorities, the nuclear nonproliferation treaty, and discussions on the anti-ballistic missile.[532]

August[edit]

  • August 1 - President Johnson signs Proclamation 3797, proclaiming "Tuesday, October 24, 1967, as United Nations Day" and urging "the citizens of this Nation to observe that day by means of community programs that will contribute to a realistic understanding of the aims, problems, and achievements of the United Nations and its associated organizations."[533]
  • August 2 - President Johnson signs Proclamation 3798, designating "the week beginning October 8, 1967, as Fire Prevention Week" and bidding "all citizens earnestly to support the fire prevention and control efforts of their community fire departments" while urging "State and local governments, the National Fire Protection Association, business and civic groups, and public information agencies to observe Fire Prevention Week, to provide useful fire safety information to the public, and to enlist the active participation of all citizens in year-round fire prevention programs."[534]
  • August 3 - President Johnson delivers remarks to the press on his meeting with Cyrus Vance and General Throckmorton in the Fish Room.[535]
  • August 3 - President Johnson holds his one hundred and seventh news conference in the Fish Room. President Johnson begins the conference with an announcement of the tax message going to Congress and answers questions from reporters on troop levels in Vietnam, the attitude of the Ways and Means Committee, the needed surtax size, effective dates and other possible formulas, the reaction of the business community and labor, revenue estimates in the tax message, and his reaction to opposition of the administration tax message by the Republican Coordinating Committee.[536]
  • August 3 - President Johnson sends a special message to Congress reflecting on the budget by the administration for the fiscal year of 1968 and his "directing each Department and Agency head to review every one of his programs, to identify reductions which can be made and to report to the Director of the Budget in detail on the actions he is taking to put those reductions into effect."[537]
  • August 4 - Clifford L. Alexander is sworn in as Chairman of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in the East Room.[538]
  • August 4 - President Johnson delivers remarks to the delegates to the Girls Nation on the accomplishments of American women through their participation in varying eras of United States history in the Rose Garden.[539]
  • August 4 - President Johnson signs Executive Order 11366, authorizing the Defense Secretary "to exercise the authority vested in the President by section 673a of title 10 of the United States Code, to order to active duty any member of the Ready Reserve of an armed force" that is not serving in a unit of the Ready Reserve.[540]
  • August 5 - Warren Christopher is sworn in as United States Deputy Attorney General in the Cabinet Room.[541]
  • August 8 - In a letter to House Speaker McCormick, President Johnson says the House of Representatives will be able to "strike the antiquated shackles from the government of the District of Columbia" the following day and reflects on the proposals of the reorganization plan for the District of Columbia that he submitted to Congress.[542]
  • August 8 - In a message to Congress, President Johnson transmits the third annual report of the Atlantic-Pacific Interoceanic Canal Study Commission.[543]
  • August 9 - In a statement, President Johnson says "the House of Representatives has voted to replace the rusted gears of government in the Nation's Capital with an efficient city management" and provided the United States with proof that its capitol belongs to Americans in supporting the reorganization plan legislation.[544]
  • August 9 - In letters to Chairman of the Senate Committee on Labor and Public Welfare Lister Hill and Chairman of the House Committee on Education and Labor Carl D. Perkins, President Johnson addresses the Guaranteed Loan Program, authorized under Tide IV-B of the Higher Education Act of 1965, entering its second full year of operation and reiterates problems that were identified within the program during its first year.[545]
  • August 11 - President Johnson reports that he has had a "very satisfactory and hopeful meeting" with Ambassador William C, Foster in the Fish Room.[546]
  • August 11 - In a statement, President Johnson reiterates the appointments of City Council members brought upon by the reorganization plan for the District of Columbia and calls for those "who are interested in the membership of the City Council to submit to me names of those individuals whom they consider qualified to sit on the Council and the reasons for their judgment."[547]
  • August 11 - In a statement, President Johnson says the United States has "seen the greatest advances in the Nation's history on behalf of the American consumer" in the last three years and reiterates several pieces of legislation that he wanted passed in the first session of the 90th United States Congress.[548]
  • August 12 - President Johnson vetoes H.R. 11089. President Johnson says he is returning the legislation without his approval "because it places too heavy a burden and levies too heavy a charge on the American taxpayer by providing private insurance out of public funds" and "sets an unwise precedent at a critical time in our history."[549]
  • August 12 - President Johnson signs Proclamation 3799, designating "the period of November 5 through November 11, 1967, as American Education Week" and calling "upon the American people to celebrate the achievements of their educational system, and to dedicate themselves to making it still more responsive to our Nation's needs."[550]
  • August 14 - President Johnson send a special message to Congress on the United States communications policy and relates activities surrounding the policy up to that point and reflects on the passage of the Communications Satellite Act of 1962.[551]
  • August 14 - In a message to Congress, President Johnson transmits "the Annual Report on the International Educational and Cultural Exchange Program conducted during fiscal year 1966 under the Mutual Educational and Cultural Exchange Act of 1961 (Public Law 87-256, the Fulbright-Hays Act)."[552]
  • August 14 - In a statement, President Johnson says the administration "has provided, through expanded veterans benefits, sound and substantial financing for advancing the education of those who have served in the Armed Forces" and that he has "directed the Secretary of Labor, in cooperation with the Secretary of Defense, to extend this activity nationwide in order to assure each returning veteran the greatest help possible in obtaining meaningful, rewarding employment."[553]
  • August 15 - President Johnson delivers remarks at the White House welcoming ceremony for Chancellor of Germany Kurt Georg Kiesinger on the South Lawn.[554]
  • August 15 - President Johnson and Germany Chancellor Kiesinger address the contents of their meeting while speaking with reporters in the Rose Garden.[555]
  • August 15 - President Johnson and Germany Chancellor Kiesinger deliver toasts at a dinner in the State Dining Room.[556]
  • August 16 - In a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mansfield, President Johnson reflects on the 662 million he had proposed for aiding model cities that had been reduced by the House of Representatives to 237 million while urging that it be restored to its entirety and mentions that Congress also has "a number of other programs proposed by the Administration which are concerned entirely or significantly with the urban problems of our nation."[557]
  • August 16 - In a statement, President Johnson speaks on the history of Labor Day and the need of the federal government to address the contemporary issue of one in every seven Americans living in poverty.[558]
  • August 16 - President Johnson and German Chancellor Kiesinger issue a joint statement on their meeting in Washington and shared conviction "that these regular, frank and far-reaching discussions of the international situation as well as of questions which are of particular concern to our two countries will solidify and strengthen the friendly relationship and trust that exists between us and between our two nations."[559]
  • August 16 - President Johnson presents the Vietnam Civilian Service Awards in the East Room.[560]
  • August 16 - In a letter to Senate President Humphrey and House Speaker McCormick, President Johnson suggests legislation that would create a school board of eleven members where three are elected and the rest are selected by neighbors in school districts as part of a reform on the education system in the District of Columbia.[561]
  • August 17 - President Johnson delivers remarks at a ceremony marking the sixth anniversary of the Alliance for Progress at the Pan American Union in Washington.[562]
  • August 17 - President Johnson issues a memorandum to United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Robert C. Weaver regarding a report from the President's Committee on Urban Housing and requesting Weaver "institute immediately a project of the type recommended by the Commission so that the desirability of a large scale program along these lines can be determined as soon as possible."[563]
  • August 17 - President Johnson and President of Côte d'Ivoire Félix Houphouët-Boigny deliver toasts during a luncheon in the State Dining Room.[564]
  • August 18 - President Johnson holds his one hundred and eighth news conference in the East Room. President Johnson answers questions from reporters on his current assessment of the Vietnam War, fairness of Vietnamese elections, domestic programs, a family that had lost a son to the conflict and had rejected his sympathetic letter as rhetoric for a senseless war, a proposal for a bombing pause after the Vietnamese elections, no stalemate in Vietnam, new bombing targets not being a threat to China, programs for the ghettos, farm prices, the Tonkin Gulf Resolution, oil shale development and the crisis in the Middle East, and methods of reducing the deficit.[565]
  • August 18 - President Johnson signs Proclamation 3800, proclaiming "August 20, 1967, as Bonneville Project Day" and urging "State and local public officials, industrial leaders, the press, and all private citizens in the Pacific Northwest and around the Nation to join in observing the Bonneville anniversary."[566]
  • August 18 - President Johnson signs Executive Order 11367, inserting "(5) Assistant Director for Executive Management, Bureau of the Budget, Executive Office of the President" into section 1 of Executive Order 11248.[567]
  • August 19 - President Johnson signs S. 1762 into law, extending the range of the Urban Studies Fellowship program. President Johnson admits the program by itself will not solve the issue of "manpower gap of qualified professionals in urban affairs" and that "awards were made for study in such fields as municipal administration, urban sociology, city and regional planning, urban law, and urban affairs with an emphasis on the social and economic problems of urban development."[568]
  • August 21 - In a letter to Senate President Humphrey and House Speaker McCormick, President Johnson urges "the Congress to join me in taking a further step toward self-determination for the 93,000 Micronesian people who live in the Mariana, Caroline and Marshall Islands that comprise the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands."[569]
  • August 21 - President Johnson presents the Medal of Honor to Gunnery Sgt. Jimmie E. Howard in the East Room.[570]
  • August 21 - President Johnson signs S. 1296 into law. President Johnson says the legislation is "a $4.86 billion authorization for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration for fiscal 1968" and that the administration and Congress must address the issue of the space program.[571]
  • August 22 - President Johnson delivers remarks at the welcoming ceremony for Mohammad Reza Pahlavi on the South Lawn.[572]
  • August 22 - President Johnson and Mohammad Reza Pahlavi deliver toasts at a dinner in the State Dining Room.[573]
  • August 23 - President Johnson and the Shah of Iran issue a joint statement on the content of their meeting including their reviews of "preliminary plans for cooperation in studying the development of water resources in certain areas of Iran" and "the world situation and particularly the situation in the Middle East, and they agreed that a solution to the current tensions in the area should be sought in strict compliance with the principles of the United Nations Charter."[574]
  • August 23 - President Johnson delivers remarks at the 12th Annual Program of the Council of International Programs for Youth Leaders and Social Workers in the State Dining Room.[575]
  • August 24 - In a statement, President Johnson says "Geneva the United States and the Soviet Union as Cochairmen of the Eighteen-Nation Disarmament Committee are submitting to the Committee a draft treaty to stop the spread of nuclear weapons" and that the treaty "must reconcile the interests of nations with our interest as a community of human beings on a small planet" and "be responsive to the needs and problems of all the nations of the world-great and small, aligned and nonaligned, nuclear and nonnuclear."[576]
  • August 25 - President Johnson issues a statement on the death of Henry J. Kaiser, saying Kaiser's "energy, imagination, and determination gave him greatness".[577]
  • August 25 - President Johnson signs Proclamation 3801, proclaiming a national "Stay in School" campaign and calling on Americans to make the campaign successful through their participation.[578]
  • August 28 - In a statement, President Johnson says the Senate Appropriations Committee has reaffirmed the pledge of the United States to bring "new hope and progress" to American cities after the committee voted for the full $40 million that he had supported.[579]
  • August 28 - President Johnson says the "plan for creation of a new reserve facility at the International Monetary Fund marks the greatest forward step in world financial cooperation in the 20 years since the creation of the International Monetary Fund itself" and addresses the details of the plan that had been agreed to in London in the Fish Room.[580]
  • August 28 - In a letter to Senate President Humphrey and House Speaker McCormick, President Johnson transmits "the sixth and final semi-annual report of Federal agency activity under the authority of Public Law 88-451 to assist Alaska to recover from the earthquake which she suffered in 1964."[581]
  • August 28 - President Johnson signs Proclamation 3802, "designating the first full week of October of each year as National Employ the Physically Handicapped Week" and urging "all public and private organizations and all citizens to renew their dedication to this volunteer effort to further job opportunities for the handicapped."[582]
  • August 28 - President Johnson signs Executive Order 11368, designating the "tax imposed by section 4911 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 on the acquisition of a debt obligation shall be equal to a percentage of the actual value of the debt obligation measured by the period remaining to its maturity and determined in accordance" with a table and amending Executive Order 11211.[583]
  • August 29 - President Johnson signs Executive Order 11369, amending section 2 of Executive Order 11248 to include "(15) Administrator, Social and Rehabilitation Service, Department of Health, Education, and Welfare" and "(16) Chief, Children's Bureau, Social and Rehabilitation Service, Department of Health, Education, and Welfare."[584]
  • August 30 - In a statement, President Johnson says the spacious open tract "can become a new, attractive, and well-balanced community at a major gateway to the Nation's Capital" while also providing "comfortable and urgently needed housing, built and operated under the new 'Turnkey' concept."[585]
  • August 30 - President Johnson attends a meeting with the President's Committee on Mental Retardation To Receive the Committee's First Report in the Rose Garden.[586]
  • August 30 - President Johnson signs Proclamation 3803, calling upon Americans "to observe the week beginning October 8, 1967, as National School Lunch Week, with ceremonies and activities designed to increase public understanding and awareness of the significance of the National School Lunch Program to the child, to the home, to the farm, to industry, and to the Nation."[587]
  • August 30 - President Johnson signs Executive Order 11370, ordering "that any income, estate, or gift tax return for the years 1956 to 1968, inclusive, shall, during the Ninetieth Congress, be open to inspection by the Committee on Public Works, House of Representatives, or any duly authorized subcommittee thereof, in connection with its investigation of the policies, procedures, and practices involved in the administration of the Federal-Aid Highway Program, pursuant to House Resolution 203, 90th Congress, agreed to February 27, 1967."[588]
  • August 31 - President Johnson signs the Veterans' Pension and Readjustment Assistance Act of 1967 into law in the East Room. President Johnson says the legislation "gives returning servicemen more money to help them pursue their education, or train for jobs and skills under the new GI bill that we signed last year."[589]

September[edit]

  • September 8 - In a memorandum to department and agency leadership, President Johnson announces the establishment of a committee that will review the effects of Executive Order 10988 and that he is requesting "the review committee to proceed immediately with its study and to report to me its findings and recommendations as soon as practicable."[590]
  • September 13 - President Johnson delivers remarks on the American city being the most promising opportunity and "urgent domestic problem in America" during remarks in the Cabinet Room.[591]
  • September 13 - President Johnson delivers remarks at a dinner honoring Japanese foreign ministers in the State Dining Room.[592]
  • September 14 - President Johnson delivers remarks at a meeting of the International Association of Chiefs of Police at the Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, Missouri.[593]
  • September 15 - President Johnson speaks on the unanimous report from the Special Railroad Board during a press briefing in the Fish Room.[594]
  • September 15 - In a letter to Senate President Humphrey and Speaker McCormick, President Johnson reflects on how much time has passed since the University of Texas tower shooting and Congress still not having acted on the State Firearms Control Act of 1967 while advocating for the law.[595]
  • September 15 - President Johnson awards the Presidential Unit Citation to the 1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile) and Attached Units on the South Lawn.[596]
  • September 17 - President Johnson attends a memorial service for Carl Sandburg at the Lincoln Memorial.[597]
  • September 18 - President Johnson attends an Employer of the Year ceremony to honor handicapped employees in the Cabinet Room.[598]
  • September 18 - President Johnson delivers remarks at the White House welcoming ceremony for President of Italy Giuseppe Saragat on the South Lawn.[599]
  • September 18 - President Johnson signs Executive Order 11372, designating "the Lake Ontario Claims Tribunal as a public international organization entitled to enjoy the privileges, exemptions, and immunities conferred by the International Organizations Immunities Act."[600]
  • September 18–19 - President Johnson and Italian Presiden Saragat meet in Washington for "a broad and thorough exchange of views on the international situation" and a "review of issues of bilateral concern, with a view to strengthening further the close relations between the two countries in accordance with the long-standing ties of friendship and alliance which exist between Italy and the United States."[601]
  • September 19 - President Johnson and Italy President Saragat deliver toasts at a dinner in the State Dining Room.[602]
  • September 20 - In a letter to United States Secretary of Transportation Alan S. Boyd, President Johnson asks Boyd "to develop a long-range comprehensive plan for the facilities, equipment and personnel" that would meet the needs of those having to pay additional expenditures as it relates to the air traffic control system and that the plan "should be accompanied by a proposal for financing the improvements through a system of charges by which the users of the Nation's airways bear their fair share of its costs."[603]
  • September 20 - President Johnson signs Executive Order 11373, authorizing transfers from the National Capital Transportation Agency to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority.[604]
  • September 22 - In a statement, President Johnson says the Education Professions Development Act of 1967 "will greatly contribute to the Nation's ability to solve one of the key problems of education: the development and enlistment of better equipped teachers for our schools and colleges."[605]
  • September 22 - President Johnson addresses representatives of National Fraternal Organizations in the East Room.[606]
  • September 22 - President Johnson delivers remarks at a luncheon honoring foreign ministers attending a meeting of American heads of state in the State Dining Room.[607]
  • September 22 - President Johnson signs H.R. 9547 into law in the East Room. President Johnson says the legislation "authorizes a United States contribution of some $900 million to the Inter-American Development Bank over the next 3 years."[608]
  • September 22 - President Johnson delivers remarks to voluntary organizations on the net financial wealth of American families having increased by 150 billion and the 7 million Americans presently working as well as problems that have occurred in the midst of these statistics in the Rose Garden.[609]
  • September 23 - President Johnson signs Proclamation 3804, proclaiming "the week beginning September 24, 1967, as National Highway Week" and urging "Federal, State and local officials, as well as highway industry and other organizations, to hold appropriate ceremonies during that week in recognition of what highway transportation means to our Nation."[610]
  • September 25 - President Johnson submits the annual report of the St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation for the year ending December 31, 1966 in a message to Congress. President Johnson urges Congress to approve of the report's measures.[611]
  • September 25 - President Johnson signs Proclamation 3805, urging Americans to join in "commemorating Saturday, November 11, 1967, as Veterans Day with suitable observances" and directing "the appropriate officials of the Government to arrange for the display of the flag of the United States on all public buildings on that day" while requesting "the officials of Federal, State, and local governments, and civic and patriotic organizations to give their enthusiastic leadership and support to appropriate public ceremonies throughout the Nation."[612]
  • September 25 - President Johnson signs Proclamation 3806, designating "Monday, October 2, 1967, as Child Health Day" and inviting "all persons and all agencies and organizations interested in the health and welfare of children to unite on that day in observances that will bolster our efforts to foster their growth into full participants in our society."[613]
  • September 26 - In a statement, President Johnson says the United Community Campaigns of America offers "every American a personal opportunity to help shape a better America" and calls for Americans to make donations to assist those being aided by the campaigns.[614]
  • September 26 - In a special message to Congress, President Johnson proposes "that the Congress authorize a United States contribution of up to $200 million to new Special Funds of the Asian Development Bank" and that the authorization will not involve budget expenditures from the fiscal year of 1968.[615]
  • September 26 - President Johnson delivers remarks at the welcoming ceremony for President of Niger Diori Hamani on the South Lawn.[616]
  • September 26 - President Johnson and Niger President Diori deliver toasts at a dinner in the State Dining Room.[617]
  • September 26 - In a letter to Chairman of the Committee on the District of Columbia Alan Bible, President Johnson writes that "the House of Representatives acted to bring democracy closer to the citizens of the District of Columbia by making them responsible for the election of their own school board" through its overwhelming approval of "the much needed modernization of the District's educational system" that he submitted to Congress the previous month.[618]
  • September 26 - President Johnson signs Proclamation 3807, designating "Wednesday, October 11, 1967, as General Pulaski's Memorial Day" and directing "the appropriate Government officials to display the flag of the United States on all Government buildings on that day" and inviting "the people of the United States to observe the day with appropriate ceremonies in honor of the memory of General Pulaski and his dedication to the defense of liberty."[619]
  • September 27 - President Johnson says his discussion with United Kingdom Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs George Brown, Baron George-Brown was an exchange of views while declining to divulge further details while speaking to reporters in his White House office.[620]
  • September 27 - During a ceremony in the Rose Garden attended by Senators George D. Aiken, Robert Byrd, Allen J. Ellender, and J. Caleb Boggs and House members Leonor K. Sullivan, Graham Purcell, and W. R. Poage, President Johnson signs S. 953, an extension of the Food Stamp Act of 1964. President Johnson asks the Agriculture Secretary "to help America's 300 poorest counties which do not now have food assistance to start a community distribution program to be available for the low-income families."[621]
  • September 27 - President Johnson signs Proclamation 3808, designating "Monday, October 9, l967, as Leif Erikson Day" and directing "the appropriate Government officials to display the flag of the United States on all Government buildings on that day" while inviting "the people of the United States to honor the memory of Leif Erikson on that day by holding appropriate exercises and ceremonies in schools and churches, or other suitable places."[622]
  • September 28 - Walter E. Washington and Thomas W. Fletcher are sworn in as Commissioner of the District of Columbia and Assistant to the Commissioner in the East Room.[623]
  • September 28 - President Johnson presents the Medal of Honor to Sgt. David C. Dolby in the East Room.[624]
  • September 28 - President Johnson says the administration was "very proud that our neighboring country of Mexico, through its President, could work so cooperatively with the United States in meeting the common problem" of damage resulting from Hurricane Beulah while speaking at the Harlingen Industrial Airport.[625]
  • September 28 - President Johnson signs Proclamation 3809, designating "the week of November l7 through November 23,l967, as National Farm-City Week" and requesting "that leaders of farmers' organizations, business groups and labor unions, youth and women's clubs, civic associations, and all consumers join in this observance to increase public appreciation of agriculture as the vital base of our Nation's economy and of our individual well-being."[626]
  • September 29 - President Johnson delivers an address on Vietnam to the National Legislative Conference at the Villita Assembly Hall in San Antonio, Texas.[627]
  • September 30 - President Johnson signs the Department of Defense Appropriation Act, 1968 into law. President Johnson says the legislation "appropriates nearly $70 billion" to preserve freedom and strength in the United States and notes several provisions that he does not agree with including the 1.6 billion below his January budget.[628]
  • September 30 - President Johnson holds his one hundred and eleventh news conference at the LBJ Ranch. President Johnson begins the conference with an announcement that Stephen Pollak will be returning to the Justice Department and answers question from reporters on communications between the Pope and U Thant, his speech in San Antonio, the response from Southeast Asia since the speech, Dean Griswold, his plans to run for re-election, specific cuts in programs, and the need for a tax increase.[629]

October[edit]

  • October 2 - President Johnson issues a memorandum to department and agency heads on the launch of a "major test program to mobilize the resources of private industry and the Federal Government to help find jobs and provide training for thousands of America's hard-core unemployed" and the need of "the concerted action and involvement of the private sector, working closely with the Federal Government" to succeed.[630]
  • October 2 - President Johnson signs Proclamation 3810 calling on "the people of the United States to observe the week beginning October 15, 1967, as National Forest Products Week, with activities and ceremonies designed to direct public attention to the essential role that our forest resources play in stimulating the advancement of our economy and the continued prosperity of the entire Nation."[631]
  • October 3 - President Johnson signs the Vocational Rehabilitation Act Amendments of 1967 into law in the East Room. President Johnson says the legislation "extends rehabilitation service to migrant laborers--the poorest among us, the most needy among us" and "increases Federal support for rehabilitation here in our Nation's Capital."[632]
  • October 3 - President Johnson signs Proclamation 3811 calling "upon the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration and the people of the United States to join, during the week of October 1 through October 7, 1967, in commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of the establishment of the Langley Research Center at Hampton, Virginia, with appropriate ceremonies and activities."[633]
  • October 4 - In a statement, President Johnson announces he has asked "the United States Tariff Commission to report to me by January 15, 1968, in the fullest detail possible on the economic condition of the United States textile and apparel industries."[634]
  • October 4 - President Johnson delivers remarks to the National Conference of Cooperative Organizations in the Departmental Auditorium.[635]
  • October 5 - In a statement, President Johnson expresses delight "with the cordial reception given Dr. Hornig and his colleagues by the Chinese Government and by the interest shown in their mission."[636]
  • October 5 - President Johnson holds his one hundredth and twelfth news conference in his White House office. President Johnson begins the conference with remarks on the appropriations enabled by his signing of House Joint Resolution 853 and his relations with Congress before answering questions from reporters on how much can be squeezed out of the often called inflatable 21 billion, the cost of the inflation tax, and his reply to the Ways and Means Committee.[637]
  • October 6 - President Johnson addresses officials of the Federal Home Loan Bank System on the thirty-fifth anniversary of its founding in the Cabinet Room.[638]
  • October 6 - In a statement, President Johnson announces that he is "appointing a National Advisory Commission on Health Facilities to undertake a thorough study and to make recommendations" and that the commission will be chaired by Atlanta, Georgia native Boisfeuillet Jones.[639]
  • October 6 - In a letter to Senate President Humphrey and House Speaker John McCormack, President Johnson says the Wilderness Act of 1964 would give the federal government the authority to preserve the San Rafael Wilderness and his proposal for "three additional areas--in California, Oregon, and Wyoming-also be proclaimed wilderness areas."[640]
  • October 6 - President Johnson signs Proclamation 3812, setting the upcoming October 18 as "National Day of Prayer".[641]
  • October 7 - President Johnson attends the Salute to the President Democratic Party dinner in the International Ballroom at the Washington Hilton Hotel.[642]
  • October 8 - President Johnson issues a statement on the death of Clement Attlee, who he hails as one of the greatest leaders of the United Kingdom and having devoted himself to a career in public service.[643]
  • October 8 - President Johnson delivers remarks to delegates to the International Conference on the World Crisis in Education at the Conference Center in Williamsburg, Virginia.[644]
  • October 9 - President Johnson signs Proclamation 3813, designating "Thursday, October 12, 1967, as Columbus Day" and inviting the American people "to observe that day in schools, churches, and other suitable places with appropriate ceremonies in honor of the great explorer."[645]
  • October 10 - President Johnson and President of Ghana Joseph Arthur Ankrah deliver remarks at a luncheon in the State Dining Room.[646]
  • October 10 - President Johnson delivers remarks announcing the United States has entered into the Outer Space Treaty in the East Room. President Johnson says the treaty "outlaws the weapons of mass destruction from man's newest frontier", "forbids military bases and fortifications on the moon and other celestial bodies", "prohibits the testing of weapons in space", and "means that when man reaches the moon, he will land in a field of peace-not a new theater of war."[647]
  • October 11 - President Johnson signs the Small Business Act Amendments of 1967 into law. Johnson says the legislation "continues and expands the many worthwhile programs administered by SBA", "allows SBA to make more loans from its own funds, up $650 million to a new high of $2.65 billion", "extends from 10 to 15 years the repayment time for construction and renovation loans", "improves the small business investment companies which provide a vital flow of private capital to small businesses", and "enlists the services of more retired businessmen, so that their still valuable skills and knowledge can be made available to greater numbers of small concerns."[648]
  • October 11 - President Johnson signs Executive Order 11374, abolishing the Missile Sites Labor Commission while transferring its functions and responsibilities to the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service.[649]
  • October 11 - President Johnson signs Proclamation 3814, proclaiming "the week of December 10 through 17, 1967, to be Human Rights Week and the year 1968 to be Human Rights Year" and calling "upon all Americans and upon all Government agencies—federal, state and local—to use this occasion to deepen our commitment to the defense of human rights and to strengthen our efforts for their full and effective realization both among our own people and among all the peoples of the United Nations."[650]
  • October 11 - President Johnson signs Proclamation 3815, authorizing an extension of duty being increased on carpet and rug imports.[651]
  • October 11 - President Johnson signs Proclamation 3816, proclaiming "that the remaining increased rates of duty on imports of sheet glass provided for in items 923.31 through 923.77 in Subpart A of Part 2 of the Appendix to the Tariff Schedules of the United States are extended to articles entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption during the period beginning on October 12, 1967, and ending at the close of December 31, 1969, unless the President proclaims otherwise pursuant to Section 351(c) (1) or (2) of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962."[652]
  • October 12 - President Johnson attends a meeting with the President's Committee on Consumer Interests in the Cabinet Room.[653]
  • October 12 - President Johnson reaffirms the intent of the administration to "eliminate any unnecessary barriers to the freer flow of trade" prior to stating his intent to authorize the escape clause tariff "on typewriter ribbon cloth and stainless steel flatware to terminate" and requests the federal departments try "to maintain surveillance over these industries to determine if other assistance is appropriate at a later date."[654]
  • October 12 - President Johnson issues telegrams to the two final teams of the 1967 World Series.[655]
  • October 13 - President Johnson presents the Harmon International Aviation Trophies in the Rose Garden.[656]
  • October 13 - President Johnson signs Executive Order 11375, serving as an amendment to Executive Order 11246 that changes Section 101 of Part I to read, "It is the policy of the Government of the United States to provide equal opportunity in Federal employment for all qualified persons, to prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, color, religion, sex or national origin, and to promote the full realization of equal employment opportunity through a positive, continuing program in each executive department and agency. The policy of equal opportunity applies to every aspect of Federal employment policy and practice."[657]
  • October 16 - In a statement, President Johnson says the administration offers "civilian job opportunities or training to these service men and women and we help to meet the demand for the best in medical care and service."[658]
  • October 17 - President Johnson and Prime Minister of Singapore Lee Kuan Yew deliver toasts at a dinner in the Family Dining Room.[659]
  • October 17 - President Johnson delivers remarks welcoming Prime Minister Lee on the South Lawn.[660]
  • October 17 - President Johnson signs Executive Order 11376, amending Executive Order 11022 to state that the President's Council on Aging "shall be composed of the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare, who shall be Chairman, the Secretary of Agriculture, the Secretary of Commerce, the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, the Secretary of Labor, the Secretary of Transportation, the Secretary of the Treasury, the Chairman of the Civil Service Commission, the Administrator of Veterans' Affairs and the Director of the Office of Economic Opportunity."[661]
  • October 21 - In a statement, President Johnson says the Military Construction Authorization Act for fiscal year 1968 "authorizes $2.3 billion for the construction of such projects as air bases, hospitals, barracks, and naval depots" and "the brick and mortar to modernize our military installations not only in Southeast Asia, but throughout the world."[662]
  • October 23 - In a memorandum, President Johnson states his satisfaction with the performance of American troops during peace demonstrations at Lincoln Memorial and the Pentagon.[663]
  • October 23 - President Johnson delivers remarks to employees of the International Federation of Commercial, Clerical, and Technical in the Regency Room at the Shoreham Hotel in Washington.[664]
  • October 23 - Erwin N. Griswold is sworn in as the 34th Solicitor General of the United States in the Cabinet Room.[665]
  • October 23 - President Johnson signs Executive Order 11377, ordering that "the United States Tariff Commission shall keep under review developments with regard to whiskbrooms of a kind provided for in items 750.26 to 750.28, inclusive, of the tariff schedules, and other brooms of a kind provided for in items 750.29 to 750.31, inclusive, of such schedules, and shall annually report to the President, as early as practicable in each calendar year, its judgment as to the estimated annual consumption of each such kind of brooms during the immediately preceding calendar year, together with the basis therefor."[666]
  • October 24 - President Johnson and President of Cameroon Ahmadou Ahidjo deliver remarks at a luncheon in the State Dining Room.[667]
  • October 25 - President Johnson transmits the eleventh annual report on the Trade Agreements Program in a message to Congress.[668]
  • October 25 - President Johnson presents the Medal of Honor to Maj. Howard V. Lee in the East Room.[669]
  • October 26 - President Johnson delivers remarks at the welcoming ceremony for President of Mexico Diaz Ordaz on the South Lawn regarding the intent by Mexico to follow through on promises made to partnering nations.[670]
  • October 26 - President Johnson and Mexican President Ordaz attend a ceremony in which the two receive honorary degrees in the Rose Garden.[671]
  • October 26 - President Johnson and Mexican President Ordaz delivers a toast at a dinner in the State Dining Room.[672]
  • October 27 - President Johnson attends the dedication of the Theodore Roosevelt Memorial at the site of the memorial on Roosevelt Island in the Potomac River.[673]
  • October 27 - President Johnson signs Proclamation 3817, proclaiming "October 31, 1967, and October 31 in each subsequent year, as National UNICEF Day."[674]
  • October 28 - President Johnson attends the Chamizal Ceremony at the Chamizal Monument at Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico reflecting on his past experiences with issues pertaining to the Chamizal dispute.[675]
  • October 28 - President Johnson delivers remarks to Delegates to the Mexican-American Conference at the Hilton Inn in El Paso, Texas.[676]
  • October 30 - In a letter to Chairman of the ABA Special Committee on Crime Prevention and Control Leon Jaworski, President Johnson says he is "encouraged to know that the American Bar Association is focusing on law enforcement as a primary area of its activity."[677]
  • October 31 - President Johnson signs Executive Order 11378, granting Postmaster at San Antonio Daniel J. Quill an exemption from compulsory retirement from age.[678]

November[edit]

  • November 1 - Mahendra of Nepal begins a state visit to the United States at the invitation of President and First Lady Johnson.[679]
  • November 1 - President Johnson and Mahendra of Nepal attend a dinner in the State Dining Room in which they discuss diplomatic relations conducted during the day.[680]
  • November 1 - President Johnson delivers remarks welcoming Mahendra of Nepal and speaking of the new version of Nepal envisioned by its contemporary leadership on the South Lawn.[681]
  • November 1 - President Johnson holds his one hundred and thirteenth news conference in the Cabinet Room. President Johnson begins with an address on a Cabinet meeting, the impact of economic progress, the report on social and economic progress of blacks in the United States, and congressional actions on urban programs and proceeds to answer questions from reporters on the possibility of a tax increase, pending legislation, pending legislation, inflation, effects of peace demonstrations, assessment of the Vietnam situation, American policy in Southeast Asia, urban problems, new government in Vietnam, the stock market and the economy, Vietnam policy, and congressional action on administration programs.[682]
  • November 2 - President Johnson delivers remarks to the Delegates to the 1967 Consumer Assembly in the Regency Room at the Shoreham Hotel in Washington.[683]
  • November 2 - In a statement, President Johnson says the report Social and Economic Conditions of Negroes in the United States "backs up neither of the extreme positions that emerged in the wake of the summer disturbances. It does not confirm the diagnosis of bleakness and despair: that there has been no recent progress for Negroes in America and that violence is therefore a logical remedy."[684]
  • November 2 - In a message to members of the Foreign Service on Foreign Service Day, President Johnson says the ability of the federal government "to employ our vast resources to best advantage rests--in large measure--on the skill and dedication of those principally responsible for our foreign relations" and "Americans in foreign service carry the major burden of representing the American people and their interests abroad."[685]
  • November 3 - In a statement, President Johnson says the Independent Offices and HUD Appropriation Act for fiscal year 1968 "represents a cut from the budget request of January of more than $600 million" and notes Republican opposition to the measure.[686]
  • November 3 - Members of the New District of Columbia Council are sworn in during a morning ceremony in the East Room. President Johnson delivers remarks on what he calls a historic days and states the objectives of the council.[687]
  • November 6 - In a statement, President Johnson confirms that he has been informed "by the Chairman of the Trustees of the National Gallery, Chief Justice Earl Warren, that a gift of $20 million has been made to the National Gallery of Art."[688]
  • November 6 - President Johnson transmits "a report of our food aid programs during calendar year 1966" to Congress in a message. He notes that the report "marks a year in which the productivity of American agriculture and the generosity of the American people have done much to help others to help themselves" while stating the six main elements of the new strategy.[689]
  • November 6 - President Johnson signs Proclamation 3818, a termination of interim agreements between the United States and Canada, the United Kingdom, and Japan.[690]
  • November 7 - In a statement on the death of former Vice President John Nance Garner, President Johnson notes the longevity of Garner and notes his contributions to public service as being matched by few.[691]
  • November 7 - In a statement, President Johnson extends "cordial greetings and best wishes to the peoples of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics on the occasion of their national holiday, which this year marks the 50th anniversary of the establishment of the Soviet Government."[692]
  • November 7 - President Johnson reaffirms American support for the Multinational Program for Science and Technology in Latin America in a statement.[693]
  • November 7 - President Johnson signs the Public Broadcasting Act of 1967 in the East Room. President Johnson says the legislation "will give a wider and, I think, stronger voice to educational radio and television by providing new funds for broadcast facilities" and "launch a major study of television's use in the Nation's classrooms and their potential use throughout the world" while establishing the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.[694]
  • November 8 - President Johnson announces that "Acting Secretary of Agriculture John Schnittker has today signed the new International Grains Arrangement on behalf of the United States Government" and promotes it as establishing "new minimum prices in world trade for 14 major wheats. For U.S. wheats, the new minimums are generally about 23 cents a bushel higher than under the old International Wheat Agreement" and "a new program under which developed wheat exporting and importing nations will provide 4.5 million tons of food grain or cash equivalent annually to less developed countries--the first time this has ever been done on a regular and continuing basis."[695]
  • November 8 - President Johnson transmits the Surgeon General's first report on Regional Medical Programs, as required by the Heart Disease, Cancer and Stroke Amendments of 1965 to Congress in a message.[696]
  • November 8 - In a statement, President Johnson cites his need for "the coordinated advice and help of every Federal agency with major responsibilities in science and technology."[697]
  • November 15 - President Johnson answers questions from reporters on if he discussed protectionism and quota legislation with Prime Minister Sato and if the topic of Communist China came up.[698]
  • November 15 - President Johnson transmits the annual report on United States Participation in the United Nations for the calendar year 1966 to Congress in a message.[699]
  • November 15 - President Johnson signs the Foreign Assistance Act of 1967 into law. President Johnson says the legislation "reaffirms the basic principles which have guided America's foreign economic policy for two decades" and "proclaims our readiness to help those who help themselves in mankind's unrelenting struggle against poverty, ignorance, and disease."[700]
  • November 16 - President Johnson presents the Medal of Honor to Staff Sgt. Charles B. Morris in the East Room.[701]
  • November 17 - President Johnson holds his one hundred and fourteenth news conference in the East Room. President Johnson answers questions from reporters on force level of Vietnam, appraising criticism of the president, the bombing of North Vietnam, the willingness of the Vietcong to negotiate, his re-election campaign, his assessment of the Vietnam situation, Hanoi's interpretation of public opinion of the United States, prospect for passing a tax bill, the intentions of Senator McCarthy, public opinion of Vietnam, cutback in foreign aid, Vietnam dissenters, and American arms in Vietnam.[702]
  • November 18 - In a statement responding to the decision of the United Kingdom to change the par value of the pound sterling from $2.80 to $2.40, President Johnson says "this decision was made with great reluctance, and I understand the powerful reasons that made it necessary under the circumstances."[703]
  • November 18 - President Johnson delivers telephonic remarks to the Centennial Convention of the National Grange from the Cabinet Room.[704]
  • November 20 - President Johnson delivers remarks to members of the press on the National Advisory Commission on Health Manpower report becoming public in the East Room.[705]
  • November 20 - President Johnson attends a ceremony commemorating the birth of the 200 Millionth American in the main lobby at the Department of Commerce.[706]
  • November 20 - President Johnson signs S.J. Res. 33 into law in the East Room. President Johnson says the legislation, which establishes the National Commission on Product Safety, has three primary duties including spotting dangerous products, the effectiveness of present laws, and stopping tragedies before they strike.[707]
  • November 20 - President Johnson attends a dinner for Senator Everett Dirksen in the Main Ballroom at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington.[708]
  • November 21 - President Johnson signs the Air Quality Act of 1967 into law in the East Room.[709]
  • November 22 - In a memorandum, President Johnson addresses the return of Small Business Administration representatives in procurement operations of several government agencies and states his hope for agency heads to "accept the challenge and make the coming fiscal year the best yet for small business in terms of proportionate share in dollar awards."[710]
  • November 22 - In a statement, President Johnson says "100 million Americans won a major victory" after the Senate passed a Social Security benefits bill and that the legislation "marks the greatest dollar increase--and one of the most sweeping improvements in the program--since President Roosevelt launched social security 32 years ago."[711]
  • November 24 - In a statement, President Johnson says H.R. 5784, 5787, and 5788 "authorize the sale of surplus materials--bismuth, molybdenum, and rare earths--no longer needed in our national stockpiles."[712]
  • November 24 - In a statement, President Johnson says H.R. 13048 will "make it possible for communities to buy and remodel existing buildings for use as libraries" and continue "the 100-percent Federal share for 1 additional year."[713]
  • November 27 - President Johnson transmits a copy of the multilateral trade agreement signed in Geneva on June 30, 1967 to Congress in a message.[714]
  • November 28 - President Johnson signs Executive Order 11382 which serves as an amendment to previous executive orders pertaining to the Department of Transportation.[715]
  • November 29 - In a statement, the White House says President Johnson "wants to compliment the magnificent efforts of NEED's founders as well as of the many hundreds of private organizations and individual citizens who have shared in this outpouring of human concern."[716]
  • November 29 - In a statement, President Johnson says he "could not justify asking Secretary McNamara indefinitely to continue to bear the enormous burdens of his position, nor could I in justice to him and to this Nation's obligations to the World Bank, refrain from recommending that he be selected as President of the Bank."[717]
  • November 29 - In a statement, President Johnson says Americans and Iranians "are pleased that the American AID mission that has long channeled much of America's economic assistance to Iran will close its doors tomorrow."[718]
  • November 30 - Howard J. Samuels is sworn in as Under Secretary of Commerce in the East Room.[719]
  • November 30 - President Johnson signs Executive Order 11383, ordering "that any income, excess-profits, estate, or gift tax return for the years 1948 to 1968, inclusive, shall, during the Ninetieth Congress, be open to inspection by the Senate Select Committee on Standards and Conduct, or any duly authorized subcommittee thereof, in connection with its investigation of allegations that members, officers, or employees of the Senate have engaged in improper conduct, violated the law, or violated the rules and regulations of the Senate in connection with the performance of their duties, pursuant to Senate Resolution 338, 88th Congress, agreed to July 24, 1964."[720]

December[edit]

  • December 1 - In a statement after the death of Alan T. Waterman, President Johnson says the federal government has "lost a trusted counselor" and credits him with having "left an indelible stamp of achievement on one of the most vital areas of American life."[721]
  • December 1 - President Johnson signs Executive Order 11384, an amendment to section 2 of Executive Order 11248 that adds "(17) Director, United States Secret Service, Treasury Department."[722]
  • December 2 - President Johnson issues a statement on the death of Francis Spellman. Johnson reflects on Spellman's devotion to God as well as service to the United States and calls him a "good and gallant servant of our world".[723]
  • December 2 - President Johnson delivers remarks at the White House via closed-circuit television to a group of senior scientists gathered in Chicago to commemorate the twenty-fifth anniversary of the First Nuclear Reactor.[724]
  • December 2 - President Johnson delivers remarks by telephone while in the Cabinet Room to the Regional Democratic Conference held at Charleston, West Virginia, speaking highly of Vice President Humphrey as well as reporting on his recent activities and responding to a newspaper editor that criticized the seven years of Democrats controlling the White House.[725]
  • December 4 - President Johnson holds his one hundred and fifteenth news conference in the Cabinet Room. President Johnson begins the conference with an announcement of his intent to send the nomination of General Leonard Chapman to be the Commandant of the Marine Corps to the Senate as well as other nominations that are up and answers questions from reporters on the military budget for 1969, the resignation of Defense Secretary Robert McNamara, level of non-Vietnam spending, selection of Marine Corps commandant, the peace talks with North Vietnam, alternatives to tax increase, the possible visit of Prime Minister Wilson, the presidential candidacy of Eugene McCarthy, the Senate resolution on Vietnam, the replacement for Defense Secretary McNamara, the views of former President Dwight D. Eisenhower on Vietnam, meeting with Cyrus Vance, status of members of the cabinet, his campaign plans, steel price increase, and plans for an Asian summit meeting.[726]
  • December 4 - President Johnson addresses the Foreign Policy Conference for Business Executives in the Benjamin Franklin Room at the Department of State, speaking on American involvement with Vietnam and Asia.[727]
  • December 4 - President Johnson signs the Mental Retardation Amendments of 1967 in the East Room. President Johnson says the legislation is an achievement to the United States and "a signal of hope for millions of Americans and it is addressed to at least 2 million seriously retarded children."[728]
  • December 5 - In a statement, President Johnson says the meat inspection bill passed by Congress "will help guarantee to every American family that the meat on their table and in their stores and supermarkets will be safe and fit for human consumption."[729]
  • December 5 - President Johnson issues a statement on the observance of peace in Cyprus. He warns that "peace could not have been preserved without the good will of the governments concerned and their desire for peace or without the prompt and energetic action of the United Nations Secretary General and Security Council."[730]
  • December 5 - President Johnson signs the Partnership for Health Amendments of 1967 in the East Room. President Johnson notes the legislation as the thirty-first health bill he has signed during his tenure as president and says it contains a three-part strategy to help the Public Health Service fight against diseases.[731]
  • December 6 - President Johnson issues a statement of the death of President of Uruguay Oscar Gestido. He credits Gestido with having a "long record of public service to his country earned him a special place in the hearts of his fellow citizens."[732]
  • December 6 - President Johnson delivers remarks on international money problems, balance of payments, and expanding American exports to the Business Council at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington.[733]
  • December 6 - President Johnson issues a Proclamation 3821 to observe Wright Brothers Day on the upcoming December 17 "with appropriate ceremonies and activities, both to recall the accomplishments of the Wright brothers and to provide a stimulus to aviation in this country and throughout the world."[734]
  • December 7 - A recording of President Johnson addressing the importance of farming and achievements made since the formation of the National Advisory Commission on Food and Fiber is broadcast by the National Educational Television Network.[735]
  • December 8 - President Johnson delivers remarks at a White House briefing on the topic of civil programs in Vietnam in his White House office.[736]
  • December 8 - President Johnson signs H.R. 12910, establishing a Judge Advocate General's Corps in the Navy.[737]
  • December 8 - President Johnson vetoes H.R. 162, saying the legislation "could seriously endanger private financing for ship construction" and "could lead to far greater government subsidies for the merchant fleet--and place an undue and unnecessary financial burden on the American taxpayer."[738]
  • December 9 - An interview of President Johnson discussing his activities at the bachelors' dinner and his thoughts on the younger generation is broadcast.[739]
  • December 11 - President Johnson mentions that the Attorney General and FBI Director announced the local police departments report a 16-percent increase in crime during the first 9 months of 1967 and says the "increase underscores the urgency of my request 10 months ago for the most comprehensive anticrime legislation in the Nation's history: the Safe Streets and Crime Control Act."[740]
  • December 12 - In a statement accompanying his signing of S. 343, President Johnson says Senator Patrick McNamara "embodied the best of the American labor movement" and that it is correct for the Federal Office Building in Detroit to bear his name.[741]
  • December 12 - President Johnson delivers remarks at the Michoud Assembly Facility on the progress that has been made in the nine years since he first introduced the Aeronautics and Space Act of 1958.[742]
  • December 12 - President Johnson delivers remarks to the National Convention of the AFL-CIO and speaks on Republican efforts to stop bills on Medicare, poverty, education, civil rights, funds for model cities, and funding for housing and rent supplements.[743]
  • December 12 - President Johnson attends the dedication of Central Texas College in Killeen, Texas.[744]
  • December 12 - In a statement, President Johnson says the "Federal Government will cooperate fully with private enterprise and State and local government to transform these surplus and idle lands into new communities" and that the American people "want to see government and private enterprise join together to build decent homes for citizens who have never known their comfort, and to provide new training opportunities for those who want to improve their lives."[745]
  • December 13 - President Johnson delivers remarks at a press briefing by Colonel Daniel James, Jr. in the Cabinet Room.[746]
  • December 13 - President Johnson signs S. 1085, an amendment of the Federal Credit Union Act of 1934, in the Cabinet Room. President Johnson says the legislation eases lending and pay dividends are twice as often.[747]
  • December 14 - President Johnson delivers remarks at the Museum of History and Technology of the Smithsonian Institution commemorating the 200th Anniversary of the Encyclopædia Britannica.[748]
  • December 14 - President Johnson signs S. 1003 in the East Room. The legislation is an amendment to U.S. Flammable Fabrics Act.[749]
  • December 14 - President Johnson attends the presentation of President Andrew Johnson in the Cabinet Room.[750]
  • December 15 - President Johnson signs H.R. 12144 into law in the East Room. The legislation is an amendment to the Federal Meat Inspection Act and is said by President Johnson to include giving the state two years "to develop a meat inspection program that is equally as good as" that of the Federal Government, offering "the States Federal help to set up those inspection systems", raising "the quality standards for all imported meats", and giving "the Secretary of Agriculture-for the first time--the power to inspect State plants."[751]
  • December 15 - In a statement, President Johnson announces the federal government is becoming involved in trying to assist the New Haven Railroad in running and that they are acting on behalf of "40,000 commuters who use it daily to get to their jobs" and "5 million people for whom the New Haven provides the only available railway service."[752]
  • December 15 - President Johnson issues a statement on the retirement of Prime Minister of Canada Lester Pearson.[753]
  • December 15 - President Johnson attends the lighting of the United States Christmas Tree at the 14th annual Pageant of Peace ceremonies on the Ellipse near the White House.[754]
  • December 16 - President Johnson signs H.R. 480, a bill extending "authority to appropriate up to $105 million for the acquisition of land for migratory waterfowl refuges" by eight years.[755]
  • December 16 - In a statement, President Johnson says the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 "gives the vital part of our labor force between 40 and 65 a better chance to go on working productively and gainfully. The country will gain as well from making better use of their skills and experience."[756]
  • December 16 - President Johnson issues a Christmas message to service members on sacrifices made by service members in the centuries and decades preceding them.[757]
  • December 16 - President Johnson signs H.R. 7977 and H.R. 13510 into law which he says "have given a 15.2 percent increase to Federal workers and an 18.1 percent raise to postal workers" and "have been among the proudest moments of my Presidency."[758]
  • December 16 - President Johnson signs the Kennedy Round Trade Negotiations Proclamation in the Cabinet Room. Johnson says the negotiations have "a very special significance for our relations with Western Europe because for the first time we negotiated directly with the European Common Market as an institution."[759]
  • December 16 - President Johnson signs Executive Order 11385, adding "(6) Deputy Administrator, Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation" to Level IV of the Federal Executive Salary Schedule.[760]
  • December 16 - President Johnson signs Proclamation 3822, carrying out the Geneva protocol for agreements on trade, tariffs, and other shared arrangements between countries.[761]
  • December 18 - President Johnson issues a statement on the death of Prime Minister of Australia Harold Holt. President Johnson says Holt "fought with rare courage, tenacity, and vision to assure that men would live safe from peril in the promise of freedom" and "was generous with the gift of a warm and wise heart."[762]
  • December 18 - President Johnson participates in an interview with the Australian Broadcasting Company on his relationship with Prime Minister Holt, his recollections of his first impression of Holt, and if there was one special event that he would remember Holt by.[763]
  • December 18 - In a statement, President Johnson says the United States "has been saddened by the Silver Bridge tragedy and I express deepest sympathy to you and through you to the stricken families and the people of West Virginia and Ohio."[764]
  • December 19 - In a statement, President Johnson expresses satisfaction with the ratifying on Agreement on the Rescue of Astronauts, the Return of Astronauts and the Return of Objects Launched into Outer Space and says the agreement "will help to ensure that nations will assist astronauts in the event of accident or emergency" and "would carry forward the purpose of this administration to promote international cooperation in the peaceful uses of outer space."[765]
  • December 19 - President Johnson signs H.J. Res. 888 into law which he credits with carrying out his request "to the Congress that I be authorized and directed to cut Government spending this year by some $4.3 billion--$2.5 billion over and above the expenditure reductions already made by the Congress", "requires every civilian agency to reduce its budgeted obligations by an amount equal to a percent of payroll, plus 10 percent of other controllable obligations", and "provides for a reduction in the obligations of the Defense Department by an amount equal to 10 percent of non-Vietnam programs."[766]
  • December 19 - President Johnson delivers remarks at the Honolulu International Airport on relations between the United States and Australia and Harold Holt's vision of Asia.[767]
  • December 19 - President Johnson signs S. 814 into law, establishing the National Park Foundation. President Johnson says the legislation "provides a simple and direct way for individual Americans and corporations to forward the work of conservation."[768]
  • December 19 - An interview of President Johnson is aired in which he answers questions about new ideas regarding the Vietnam War, a growing impression throughout the world that the United States will not settle for anything in Vietnam other than a military victory, if the United States was willing to "accept Communists in a coalition government", if he believes the United States has made its proposition and that others are left to react, Hanoi's attitude at that point in the war, negotiations pertaining to parties outside of the United States, the lack of contributions to the war on the part of the South Vietnam forces, and why the Russians continue arming North Vietnam if they are committed to peace.[769]
  • December 19 - In a memorandum, President Johnson states that he is vetoing H.R. 1670 on the grounds that the Congressional Committees did not assert that Dr. George H. Edler was self-employed and that he did not "identify anything in the record which would distinguish Dr. Edler's case from these others."[770]
  • December 20 - President Johnson signs H.R. 6111, establishing the Federal Judicial Center and in doing so giving the United States its first "instrument to assure an efficient, smooth-running judiciary--a system equal to the modern and changing society it must serve."[771]
  • December 20 - President Johnson delivers remarks at Tafuna International Airport directed toward Governor of American Samoa Owen S. Aspinall.[772]
  • December 20 - In a statement, President Johnson notes the collapse of the Ohio River bridge and announces he is "establishing a task force, chaired by the Secretary of Transportation, to begin immediately an intensive study of the Ohio River bridge tragedy and to conduct a national survey of bridge safety."[773]
  • December 21 - President Johnson meets with President of the Republic of Vietnam Nguyễn Văn Thiệu for an informal working dinner for "a full exchange of views on all aspects of South Vietnam's struggle to defend its freedom from external force" and congratulates Thiệu "on the completion of a constitution, the holding of successful national elections, and the installation of a constitutional government."[774]
  • December 21 - President Johnson meets with President of South Korea Park Chung-hee in which Pak described "the agent and sabotage activities being conducted against his country by the regime in North Korea, and the measures being taken to ensure that this threat continued to be dealt with effectively" and the two "exchanged views on all aspects of the Vietnam situation, reaffirming their respective policies of strong and unswerving support for the independence of South Vietnam and the freedom of its people to determine their future without external interference."[775]
  • December 21 - President Johnson delivers remarks at Fairbairn Royal Australian Air Force Base on his intent to "pay my personal respects to a man who was my cherished friend and who led a nation which is the trusted friend of the United States."[776]
  • December 21 - President Johnson meets with Prime Minister of Australia John McEwen "to exchange views on a range of current matters."[777]
  • December 23 - In a statement, President Johnson says he met with Pope Paul VI to call on him in keeping with the latter's call for "unarmed cooperation ... towards the reestablishment of true peace" and the possibility of peace in Paris by noting failed efforts in the past.[778]
  • December 23 - President Johnson signs S. 1785 into law, an increase of benefits for service members in hazardous duty posts that allows them to rejoin their families twice a year, provides a year of convalescent leave to those injured that will not be charged on sick leave or their annual, and provides free transportation home in the event of a family emergency.[779]
  • December 23 - Karachi, Pakistan issues a joint statement on the meeting between President Johnson and President Ayub in which the two discussed "Pakistan's additional needs of wheat and vegetable oils and agreed to ask a staff study to be made available at an early date" and Johnson congratulating Ayub "on Pakistan's continuing progress, and especially for the success of Pakistan in introducing new wheat strains, expanding human consumption of maize, and expanding both irrigation and chemical fertilizer application."[780]
  • December 23 - President Johnson delivers remarks to Senior Unit Commanders on their objective of peace and the determination of the United States forces to not yield after setting their course in Cam Ranh Bay, Vietnam.[781]
  • December 23 - President Johnson delivers remarks to service personnel and award of distinguished service medal and medal of freedom to military and civilian leaders in Cam Ranh Bay, Republic of Vietnam.[782]
  • December 23 - President Johnson delivers remarks to American combat pilots of the 388th Tactical Fighter Wing at the Royal Thai Air Force Base in Khorat, Thailand.[783]
  • December 24 - A message from President Johnson detailing the contents of his global trip is nationally broadcast.[784]
  • December 27 - President Johnson signs H.R. 10964 into law. President Johnson says the legislation enables senior citizens residing in Washington to be eligible for "hospital benefits under Medicare for treatment in publicly-owned hospitals and health facilities."[785]
  • December 27 - President Johnson signs the District of Columbia Crime Bill into law. President Johnson notes his discontent with a crime bill for the District of Columbia the previous year and notes his disagreement with a provision requiring minimum sentence requirements which he says "are a backward step in modern correctional policy" which serve to deprive judges "of the discretion-traditional in our system of law--to fix sentences on the basis of an individual's record and character."[786]

1968[edit]

January[edit]

  • January 1 - President Johnson makes an announcement about his intent to ask for Congress to restrict travel by Americans due to a crash program meant to reduce payment deficit balance.[787] During a press conference at his ranch, Johnson says he cannot predict peace for the Vietnam War this year as ongoing investigations are being done into the statements alleged to have been made by Norodom Sihanouk that suggest the latter is interested in having friendly relations with the US.[788]
  • January 2 - President Johnson selects Arthur Okun for chair of his economic advisors council. President Johnson also announces the appointment of 18 individuals to serve as members of a federal commission dedicated to pornography and obscenity.[789] President Johnson signs a Social Security bill imposing larger benefit checks to 24 million people beginning in two months during the night. Johnson claims that a million Americans will be lifted above the poverty line with the legislation.[790]
  • January 3 - American planes resume bombing Hanoi, reporting the shooting down of two MIGs over the North Vietnamese capital.[791]
  • January 4 - Officials state that President Johnson's plan to slow down the U.S. gold outflow will have contributions made by Germany and Italy.[792]
  • January 5 - Vice President Humphrey affirms the support the US has for Africa in its battle for self-governing and prosperity during a short visit to Zambia.[793]
  • January 6 - The White House confirms President Johnson's health as being fine after a worldwide trip.[794]
  • January 7 - President Johnson meets with Prime Minister of Israel Levi Eshkol at the LBJ Ranch for the beginning of two days' worth of discussions on problems in the Middle East.[795] Senators Charles Percy and Eugene McCarthy appear separately on television with the message of calling on President Johnson to cease bombing in Vietnam.[796]
  • January 11 - General Lawrence F. O'Brien says he would be fine with running as a stand in for President Johnson in the Democratic primary in Massachusetts.[797]
  • January 13 - President Johnson announces his choice of Angler Biddle Duke to United States Chief of Protocol.[798]
  • January 15 - President Johnson speaks with Secretary of the Treasury Henry H. Fowler about the possibility of a 10% income tax surcharge.[799] Alf Landon criticizes President Johnson's Vietnam policy for the plight of the US dollar and the continued disorder across America while speaking to a Rotary club audience.[800]
  • January 16 - Citing a disillusion by Americans of "government by mystery", Governor of California Ronald Reagan tells 6,000 Republicans at a fundraising dinner that any Republican could defeat LBJ in the presidential election while speaking for 45 minutes.[801]
  • January 18 - During an appearance at the White House and with First Lady Lady Bird Johnson present, singer Eartha Kitt says of LBJ's Vietnam policy: "You send the best of this country off to be shot and maimed. No wonder the kids rebel and take pot."[802]
  • January 19 - President Johnson meets with United States Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara for discussions on matters concerning the Defense Department during the morning. President Johnson holds his one hundredth and seventeenth news conference in his White House office during the afternoon.[803] President Johnson addresses the Advisory Committee on Youth Activities of the Democratic National Committee in the Fish Room of the White House during the afternoon.[804]
  • January 20 - President Johnson announces a Washington-based pilot project for a housing and medical center for the low income elderly and expresses hope that it will become a model across the US.[805]
  • January 21 - Protestors of the Vietnam War are ejected from President Johnson's church in Washington while he is not present.[806]
  • January 22 - President Johnson transmits the third annual report of the International Coffee Agreement in a message to Congress per requirement of P.L. 89-23.[807]
  • January 23 - President Johnson sends Congress a 2.1 billion manpower proposal in his first special message of the year. The proposal features a plan to combat unemployment in the fifteen largest American cities.[808]
  • January 24 - President Johnson sends a message to Congress outlining his views on how civil rights should be adopted in the country's policies and living standards as well as calling for both chambers to become involved with the process by "adopting this legislation fundamental to the human rights and dignity of every American."[809]
  • January 25 - President Johnson orders the immediate active duty of 14,787 reservists to strengthen the US's abroad involvement in the debacle over the capture of U.S.S. Pueblo by North Korea, thereby mobilizing 372 fighter, bomber, and troop airplanes and bringing about the first type of mobilization since the Cuban Missile Crisis.[810] Chief Justice Earl Warren hails LBJ as someone that can lead the US through the current turbulent times during a White House black tie event that night.[811] Jerre Stockton Williams is sworn in as Chairman, Administrative Conference of the United States in the East Room during the afternoon.[812]
  • January 26 - President Johnson delivers a warning to North Korea that the US military is prepared for "any contingency that might arise in that area" while speaking over television and radio from the White House.[813] President Johnson addresses student delegates at the 1968 Senate Youth Program in the East Room during the afternoon.[814] President Johnson presents the Distinguished Service Medal to Wallace M. Greene, Jr. in the East Room during the afternoon.[815]
  • January 29 - In his annual budget message to Congress, President Johnson asks for 25.8 billion in the Vietnam War in 1969's fiscal year, a 1.3 billion increase from the expected costs of the fiscal year of 1968.[816] Charles Zwick is sworn in as Director, Bureau of the Budget in the Cabinet Room during the morning.[817]
  • January 30 - President Johnson requests Congress raise the GI mortgage loan guarantee for the permitting of veterans to buy more homes that are more adequate and expensive.[818]

February[edit]

  • February 1 - President Johnson delivers a speech on economics to Congress.[819]
  • February 2 - The White House releases transcript of a dialogue between President Johnson and George Meany, the two discussing the Vietnam War, crime, housing, education and health programs, and poverty.[820]
  • February 2 - The Senate confirms Edward R. De for the position of Assistant Secretary of State for Cultural Affairs.[821]
  • February 3 - Nixon gives his first speech in New Hampshire to a dinner audience, outlining his view that private enterprise should resolve the US's problems and cites LBJ not being able to travel around without fear of demonstration as reason the country should have "new leadership."[822]
  • February 3 - Radio Tongyang says the US held its third secret meeting with North Koreans during the day. The claim is not confirmed by American officials.[823]
  • February 4 - Administration spokesman confirm President Johnson received written assurances from the joint chiefs of staff ahead of committing the US military to defending the North Korea-based Khe Sanh Combat Base.[824]
  • February 7 - President Johnson announces the rebuilding of the Silver Bridge in remarks during a morning appearance in his White House office.[825]
  • February 8 - Prime Minister of Britain Harold Wilson warns President Johnson to fight off urges to appeal to "all those understandable demands" for moves that could "have incalculable effects" in the night hours.[826]
  • February 9 - President Johnson announces the brother of former president Dwight Eisenhower, Milton Eisenhower, as his choice to be sent to the US delegation at the Inter-American Cultural council session in Maracay, Venezuela the following week.[827] The White House condemns a comment attributed to presidential candidate Eugene McCarthy from the previous day that tactical nuclear weapons were of request in Vietnam, McCarthy responding afterward that he had instead said that he would not be surprised if this was occurring in Vietnam, though the Associated Press reports a tape recording of McCarthy making the statement in the manner the White House claimed.[828] Nixon says peace in Vietnam is only possible through continued pressure from the military during a press conference in Denver.[829]
  • February 10 - President Johnson releases a statement in conjunction with his signing of a proclamation marking the anniversary of the League of United Latin American Citizens. Johnson praises the LULAC as having always "recognized that education is the key that will open the doors of opportunity" and reflects on his tenure as a teacher in Cotulla, Texas showing him the aspirations of students dreaming for more learning.[830]
  • February 12 - President Johnson attends a ceremony commemorating the one hundred and fifty-ninth birthday of President Abraham Lincoln at the Lincoln Memorial during the afternoon. President Johnson delivers a speech on Lincoln's legacy, its relation to American society as well as across the world, and the resolve of Americans to achieve "a just and a lasting peace, among ourselves and with all nations."[831]
  • February 14 - President Johnson signs the Savings and Loan Holding Company Amendments of 1967 in the Fish Room during the afternoon. President Johnson says the legislation gives additional protections to Americans borrowing from savings and loans associations and marks the beginning of the Federal Home Loan Bank Board being able "to regulate and supervise holding companies which own or control insured associations."[832]
  • February 15 - President Johnson addresses the Washington Chapter of the National Conference of Christians and Jews in the International Ballroom at the Washington Hilton Hotel during the evening.[833]
  • February 17 - President Johnson delivers an address to troops at El Toro Marine Corps Air Station in California during the evening. In his remarks, Johnson speaks about the seriousness of the conflict in Vietnam and favorably of the soldiers who he calls "the sons of America's best years, the best years any nation, any people, have ever known."[834]
  • February 19 - In a statement, President Johnson responds to receiving the Industry-Government Special Task Force on Travel report, predicting that it will help with "our goal of reducing our travel deficit by $500 million this year" and have a growing impact with the passage of years.[835]
  • February 20 - President Johnson transmits the annual report of the Civil Service Commission to Congress in a message, urging "prompt consideration and passage of this legislation to strengthen our Federal system and assure more efficient conduct of programs with shared administrative responsibilities."[836]
  • February 22 - President Johnson sends a message to Congress outlining the issues in urban communities and reflects on the actions of the Johnson administration and Congress in correcting these problems, recommending appropriations of 2.18 billion for the antipoverty program for the fiscal year of 1969 and states that his other proposals to Congress if passed can "improve the lot and the life of the city dweller."[837]
  • February 23 - President Johnson releases a statement summarizing the response on his part to the Inter-Agency Committee on Mexican American Affairs.[838]
  • February 24 - President Johnson meets with leaders of the National Alliance of Businessmen Henry Ford II, Paul Austin, and Leo Beebe during the morning.[839]
  • February 26 - President Johnson transfers the Reorganization Plan 2 of 1968 to Congress in a special message; he advocates that Congress "transfer urban mass transportation programs to the Secretary of Transportation and to establish an Urban Mass Transportation Administration within the Department of Transportation to strengthen the organizational capacity of the Federal Government to achieve these objectives."[840]
  • February 27 - President Johnson attends the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association Convention at the Dallas Memorial Auditorium during the morning.[841] President Johnson gives remarks at an evening birthday dinner for John Connally in the Gregory Gymnasium at the University of Texas.[842]
  • February 28 - President Johnson gets stuck in the elevator with outgoing Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara and eleven other individuals for 12 minutes.[843]
  • February 29 - President Johnson attends the farewell ceremony for Defense Secretary McNamara during the afternoon.[844] President Johnson delivers remarks at a State Dining Room dinner honoring American governors during the evening.[845]

March[edit]

  • March 1 - Clark Clifford begins his tenure as United States Secretary of Defense after an East Room swearing in ceremony, during which President Johnson proclaims Clifford as having drafted the legislation for the establishment of the defense department during the tenure of former President Harry Truman.[846]
  • March 2 - President Johnson travels to Puerto Rico for the first time.[847]
  • March 3 - Chairman of President Johnson's National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders and Governor of Illinois Otto Kerner, Jr. says the US cannot implement all of the recommendations of the commission to combating unrest by black Americans.[848]
  • March 6 - President Johnson addresses members of the Joint Savings Bank-Savings and Loan Committee on Urban Problems in the Cabinet Room during the morning.[849] C. R. Smith is sworn in as the 18th United States Secretary of Commerce in the East Room during the afternoon.[850] President Johnson issues a statement designating Ambassador Robert M. McKinney to lead the President's Foreign Visitor Program. President Johnson states his expectations regarding the findings including when he expects to have the results reported to him and that agencies cooperate with the endeavor.[851]
  • March 7 - President Johnson issues a statement on the death of Joseph William Martin Jr., praising his tenure in office and stating that "he will be missed but affectionately remembered."[852]
  • March 8 - President Johnson issues a statement on the Conservation Message, stating that he had sent an action program to Congress that will combat pollution, allow 120 million Americans to reach a national park in an afternoon drive, and give each community a place of pride.[853]
  • March 11 - John H. Crooker, Jr. is sworn in as Chairman, Civil Aeronautics Board in the East Room during the afternoon.[854]
  • March 13 - President Johnson signs S. 1155 in the Fish Room during the morning. The legislation acts as an amendment to the Export-Import Bank of 1945, changing the name to the Export-Import Bank of the United States of America.[855]
  • March 14 - President Johnson attends the Federal Woman's Award Ceremony in the Cabinet Room. President Johnson notes comments made about women by his predecessors and compliments the winners of the award with having influenced important fields.[856]
  • March 16 - President Johnson attends a meeting of the National Alliance of Businessmen at the Sheraton Park Hotel in Washington during the morning.[857] Senator Robert F. Kennedy announces his candidacy in the Democratic presidential primaries.
  • March 18 - President Johnson requests a national austerity program, warning "many needed actions" will be postponed by cuts to the budget of the administration in Minneapolis[858]
  • March 19 - The White House denies that President Johnson is prepared to make specific actions toward a change in the national austerity program.[859]
  • March 20 - RFK lambasts President Johnson's proposed housing plan during a Senate committee appearance, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Robert C. Weaver responding that RFK's proposal is "a rich man's bill for poor people's housing."[860]
  • March 21 - President Johnson promises Americans a defeat of communist aggression and that honorable peace will be won in Vietnam while speaking in the flower garden of the White House.[861]
  • March 22 - President Johnson announces the nomination of Wilbur J. Cohen for Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare.[862]
  • March 24 - Vice President Humphrey serves a notice that the administration does not agree with the worries of the national advisory civil disorders commission that the Us was moving into two unequal societies with one black and one white.[863]
  • March 25 - President Johnson calls on labor unions and farm organizations for supporting programs by his administration that he claims are threatened by the election year's partisan politics, speaking to AFL-CIO and an agriculture department-sponsored farm policy conference.[864]
  • March 27 - The Senate approves by vote the authorization of both wiretapping and eavesdropping in investigations of criminals.[865]
  • March 28 - Senator McCarthy says President Johnson and Creighton Abrams should consider rebuilding the collapsed South Vietnamese government.[866]
  • March 29 - President Johnson says "grave peril" was signaled by the Memphis riot and that the government will assist local law enforcement prevent a summer of racial violence in two speeches as well as a formal statement.[867]
  • March 31 - Johnson announces at the end of a speech that he will not run for reelection nor accept the nomination of the Democratic Party if offered.[868]

April[edit]

  • April 1 - President Johnson says he will meet with RFK whenever the latter is available.[869]
  • April 2 - President Johnson tells Democratic Party leaders during a meeting at the White House that he is not going to influence a particular candidate for the presidential nomination.[870] Senator Everett Dirksen says during a press conference that President Johnson insisted he was not a candidate for office during meetings between the pair.[871]
  • April 4Martin Luther King, Jr. is assassinated. In response to King's death, Johnson cancels appearances in Hawaii for a war strategy meeting and a Democratic fundraiser, and speaks during the night hours with a request for calm and understanding.[872]
  • April 5 - President Johnson declares the day one of national mourning for the previous day's death of Martin Luther King.[873]
  • April 6 - President Johnson postpones his planned speech to a joint session of congress in two days, White House press secretary George Christian saying that it was thought the funeral would be held on the same day when the president announced his postponing.[874]
  • April 7 - President Johnson sends 2,000 troops to Baltimore following the city being declared as insurrect by Governor of Maryland Spiro Agnew.[875]
  • April 8 - A formal communication from North Korea agreeing to peace talks is received by President Johnson. In the night hours, the president leaves for Camp David.[876]
  • April 10 - President Johnson holds his one hundred and twenty-third news conference in his White House office during the afternoon, answering questions from reporters on the civil rights bill, the President's Commission on Civil Disorders, exchanges with Hanoi, the whereabouts of John S. McCain, Jr., and Vice President Humphrey's potential presidential candidacy.[877]
  • April 11Civil Rights Act of 1968
  • April 12 - The White House announces a meeting between President Johnson and President of South Korea Chung Hee Park in five days.[878]
  • April 14 - President Johnson observes Easter at two church services in Texas.[879]
  • April 15 - President Johnson requests North Korea cease delays and make a "serious and considered" response to the proposals for neutral areas where potential peace talks could emerge by the US.[880]
  • April 16 - President Johnson and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Earle Wheeler speak with Admiral Grant Sharp and Admiral John S. McCain, Jr. in the Pacific in an attempt to prepare for Johnson's upcoming meeting with Chung Hee Park.[881]
  • April 17 - Johnson meets with Chung Hee Park to give assurance that the US will continue repelling aggression in South Korea, the two issuing a joint statement saying that North Korea's "belligerent and aggressive action" is a threat to South Korea's security.[882]
  • April 18 - Secretary of State Rusk extends the five US proposed North Vietnam contact peace talks sites to fifteen and accuses Hanoi of initiating propaganda warfare.[883]
  • April 19 - Nixon tells a luncheon that presidential candidates should refrain from critiquing President Johnson's policy on the Vietnam War until peace attempts have been resolved, critiquing RFK and McCarthy for their comments on the administration.[884]
  • April 21 - President Johnson attends a service in the morning hours at the St. Barnabas Episcopal Church in Fredericksburg, Texas.[885]
  • April 22 - Secretary of Defense Clark Clifford speaks during a luncheon where he says the Johnson administration has arrived at the conclusion that less US military force will be needed less and lead to a gradual withdrawal.[886]
  • April 23 - President Johnson announces US officials have been in talks with Hanoi officials and that another meeting is scheduled for tomorrow in the hope of agreeing on a location for Vietnam peace talks.[887]
  • April 24 - President Johnson says the US can only progress if both major political parties work for the best interest of the country while delivering a speech to the Cook County Democratic Party fundraising dinner at the Conrad Hilton hotel.[888]
  • April 25 - President Johnson delivers a speech to the Organization of Administrative Assistants to Democratic congressmen at a luncheon meeting of the Burro Club during the afternoon.[889]
  • April 26 - President Johnson addresses the Board of Trustees of the Urban Institute in the Cabinet Room during the morning.[890] W. Marvin Watson is sworn in as Postmaster General in the Rose Garden during the afternoon.[891]
  • April 30 - President Johnson presents the National Teacher of the Year Award to David E. Graf in the Cabinet Room during the afternoon.[892]

May[edit]

  • May 1 - The Johnson administration sends a proposal of 22 billion government economy package through the White House appropriations committee.[893]
  • May 2 - Wilbur Mills rejects the Johnson administration's budget proposal from the previous day; he says during a press conference that the terms were not clear and that it did not go as far back as needed in cutting spending.[894]
  • May 3 - President Johnson warns that violence could break out at the planned Washington poor people's march and "extensive preparations" have been made in advance.[895] Johnson meets with former President Truman in Independence, Missouri to discuss the upcoming peace talks with North Vietnam in Paris.[896]
  • May 6 - President Johnson attends a reception for the White House Fellows in the State Dining Room during the afternoon.[897] President Johnson delivers remarks at an afternoon reception in honor of Senator Carl Hayden in the Senate Office Building following Hayden's announcement that he would retire after seven terms in the Senate.[898]
  • May 7 - President Johnson presents the 1968 Scholastic Achievement Awards to blind college students in the Cabinet Room during the early afternoon.[899]
  • May 10 - Peace talks between the US and North Vietnam begin on bringing an end to the southeast Asia conflict.[900]
  • May 11 - President Johnson delivers an address to the White House Correspondents Association at the Washington Hilton Hotel during the evening.[901] President Johnson speaks to the Business council and tells them the US cannot tolerate the current rapid price increases.[902]
  • May 13 - President Johnson sends a message to Congress transmitting "the first annual report on the administration of the Highway Safety Act of 1966."[903]
  • May 14 - President Johnson makes a morning appearance at the Pentagon to participate in a Hall of Heroes dedication and present the Medal of Honor to American service members.[904]
  • May 15 - President Johnson attends a dinner with President of Tunisia Habib Bourguiba in the State Dining Room during the evening.[905]
  • May 16 - A joint statement is released on the meeting of President Johnson and President Bourguiba detailing the content of their discussions.[906] Wilbur J. Cohen is sworn in as the 7th United States Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare in the East Room during the afternoon.[907]
  • May 17 - President Johnson attends a ceremony for the Law and Order Postage Stamp in the Fish Room during the morning. His remarks address gun control and general crime reforms.[908]
  • May 18 - President Johnson addresses members of the Association of American Editorial Cartoonists in the East Room during the afternoon.[909]
  • May 20 - President Johnson attends a dinner honoring founder and Chairman of the Arthritis Foundation Floyd B. Odlum in the Grand Ballroom of the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City during the evening.[910]
  • May 22 - President Johnson signs into law legislation authorizing the study of automobile insurance by the government, the first of its kind.[911] Congress sends a bill to President Johnson forcing banks and retailers to "clearly and conspicuously" state how much needs to be paid for the buying goods or being loaned money.[912]
  • May 25 - President Johnson, speaking during the International Ladies Garment Workers' convention, calls on voters to know from candidates how they would keep their campaign promises should they be elected and lists his legislative successes.[913]
  • May 27 - President Johnson delivers remarks at the White House welcome ceremony for Prime Minister of Australia John Gorton in the East Room during the morning.[914]
  • May 29 - President Johnson signs the Consumer Credit Protection Act in the East Room during the afternoon. President Johnson says the legislation will allow consumers to be privy to "how much interest he will have to pay on a credit purchase" and concurrently announces the establishment of the National Commission on Consumer Finance to study consumer protection.[915] President Johnson delivers the commencement address at Texas Christian University during the evening.[916]
  • May 30 - President Johnson holds his one hundredth and twenty-seventh news conference at the LBJ Ranch in the afternoon. President Johnson answers questions on the Paris peace discussions, France developments, the tax bill, the bombing pause, comments made by General Westmoreland, and Prime Minister Gorton.[917]
  • May 31 - In a statement, President Johnson announces an increase "in the interest rates for both United States savings bonds and Freedom Shares" that will commence the following day.[918]

June[edit]

  • June 1 - Chairman of the board of regents of the University of Texas Frank C. Erwin, Jr. says he has spoken with President Johnson and the latter has indicated an interest in teaching political science and government.[919]
  • June 3 - President Johnson releases a statement on the death of Helen Keller.[920]
  • June 4 - Johnson's request for the Communists' aid in scaling the Vietnam War down and making peace is responded to with a decline by a North Vietnam spokesman.[921] President Johnson delivers the commencement address at Glassboro State College in Glassboro, New Jersey during the morning.[922]
  • June 5 - The Viet Cong throws an estimated two more guerilla battalions into their battle for Saigon.[923]
  • June 6 - RFK dies. President Johnson signs a resolution designating Secret Service protection for all major presidential candidates after Congress votes in favor of it earlier in the day.[924] Johnson declares the upcoming June 9 a day of mourning.[925]
  • June 8 - President Johnson attends RFK's funeral.[926]
  • June 10 - President Johnson signs Executive Order 11412, establishing the National Commission on the Causes and Prevention of Violence during an afternoon appearance in the Cabinet Room. After the signing, Johnson delivers remarks on the continued usage of violence in American society and notes several assassinations and assassination attempts to have occurred within the past century alone.[927] President Johnson attends a reception for the Presidential Scholars of 1968 in the East Room during the afternoon.[928]
  • June 11 - President Johnson attends the graduation exercises of the Capitol Page School in the East Room during the afternoon. President Johnson's remarks are composed of addressing the continued violence and divisiveness within the US and recounting his announcement to not run for re-election.[929] President Johnson issues Executive Order 11414, imposing an adjustment on the monthly pay basic for service members.[930]
  • June 13 - President Johnson accepts the Swords Into Plowshares Award in the Cabinet Room during the afternoon. President Johnson addresses the nonproliferation treaty in his remarks.[931]
  • June 14 - President Johnson transmits the fourth annual report on the status of the National Wilderness Preservation System, which covers the previous year, to Congress in a message.[932]
  • June 28 - President Johnson signs H.R. 15951 into law, stating that Memorial Day, Veterans Day, and Washington's Birthday will be celebrated on Mondays.[933] President Johnson signs the Revenue and Expenditure Control Act of 1968 into law. The legislation imposes a temporary 10 percent income tax surcharge on both individuals and corporations through June 30, 1969.[934]
  • June 29 - President Johnson attends the dedication of the J. Percy Priest Project in Nashville, Tennessee during the morning.[935] President Johnson releases a statement noting the upcoming second anniversary of the Medicare program noting and praising the changes made since its inception.[936]

July[edit]

  • July 1 - President Johnson announces Russia has agreed to meet with the US for the discussion on nuclear weapon systems being limited and reduced.[937] The White House announces the upcoming trip of President Johnson to El Salvador for the latter to meet with Central American republics' presidents.[938]
  • July 3 - North Vietnam announces the release of three American pilots without saying when they will be released nor who they are.[939]
  • July 4 - President Johnson releases a statement condemning the previous day's protesting of a Minneapolis speech by presidential candidate George Wallace.[940]
  • July 5 - The Defense Department announces August 1 as the beginning of Vietnam soldiers being able to obtain discharge earlier with an agreement to remain in Vietnam longer.[941]
  • July 6 - President Johnson arrives in El Salvador and is met with protestors. President Johnson meets with five Central American presidents and they jointly declare support for Latin America having a common market developed.[942] President Johnson delivers remarks at the working session of the Presidents of the Central American Republics in San Salvador at the Hotel El Salvador Intercontinental during the afternoon.[943]
  • July 7 - President Johnson visits two schools, the United States embassy, and a rural area in San Salvador.[944] President Johnson delivers remarks at the Lyndon B. Johnson School in the courtyard of the school during the morning. Johnson praises the effects of Latin friends on his life and his appreciation for having a school named after him.[945]
  • July 8 - Dean of the United States House of Representatives Emanuel Celler states he will oppose an attempt by President Johnson to attach the registration of gun owners to any gun legislation.[946]
  • July 9 - Legislation banning interstate gun sales and over the counter sales to residents that are not denizens of the state is cleared by the House rules committee.[947]
  • July 13 - Secretary of Defense Clifford rejects immediate cease-fire in Vietnam alongside charging North Vietnam with doubling down on its war effort.[948]
  • July 15 - President Johnson signs S. 1401 in the East Room during the morning. The legislation doubles the Land and Water Conservation Fund to 200 million over the course of the next five years.[949]
  • July 16 - President Johnson addresses members of the Future Farmers of America in the Rose Garden during the morning.[950]
  • July 29 - President Johnson addresses officers of the National Association of Counties in the Cabinet Room during the afternoon. In his remarks, Johnson addresses a geographic inequality that he states as affecting America and what the administration has done to combat these ills.[951]
  • July 31 - President Johnson holds his one hundredth and twenty-ninth news conference in the Cabinet Room during the afternoon. President Johnson answers questions from reporters on the subjects of Vietnam, the National Liberation Front in Vietnam, the steel situation, Paris peace discussions, assessment made to missile disarmment discussions, District of Columbia, and Supreme Court appointments.[952]

August[edit]

  • August 1 - At the Department of Housing and Urban Development, President Johnson signs a housing bill, providing 5.8 billion for the following three years for a program intended to construct 26 million housing units over the next ten years, President Johnson saying it could potentially be the Magna Charta for liberating cities and praising Congress' enacting of the bill after "decades of neglect."[953] Late in the day, President Johnson authorizes the defense department to switch company steel orders to companies that have raised prices.[954]
  • August 2 - President Johnson talks with former President Dwight D. Eisenhower and Mamie Eisenhower at the Walter Reeds Army Hospital as the former president recovers from a heart attack, Johnson telling reporters afterward that he and Eisenhower discussed steel but insisted Eisenhower would not influence his further actions.[955]
  • August 3 - President Johnson orders government civilian agencies to purchase the cheapest steel available to them in a move seen as being against defiant steel producers.[956]
  • August 5 - President Johnson's proposed anti-riot legislation is sent to Congress, giving five year imprisonment and $10,000 fine as maximum penalties for individuals found to have crossed state lines for the purpose of inciting civil disorder.[957]
  • August 21 - President Johnson announces the Warsaw Pact invasion of Czechoslovakia as well as his demands the withdrawal of the troops of the Soviet Union and its Warsaw pact allies.[958] The US accuses North Vietnam of halting the progression of peace talks in Paris with its "rigidity and inflexibility".[959]
  • August 22 - Johnson administration officials say that President Johnson and other major officials were made privy of the possibility of an invasion of Czechoslovakia three weeks before the crossing of Czech frontiers by the Russians.[960]
  • August 24 - While speaking to Southwest Texas State graduates, President Johnson insists he is not going to be a candidate for anything except "maybe a rocking chair" and would use the remainder of his time in office to speak on issues mattering to him.[961]

September[edit]

  • September 2 - President Johnson releases a statement marking the occasion of Labor Day, noting what he considers various improvements in American life.[962]
  • September 4 - President Johnson issues Executive Order 11427, ending the four-year-old Maritime Advisory Committee.[963] President Johnson transmits a special report on the joint comprehensive review of the United States-Canada Automotive Products Agreement in a message to Congress.[964]
  • September 9 - President Johnson attends the dedication for the building for the Department of Housing and Urban Development.[965]
  • September 10 - President Johnson releases a statement commemorating the tenth anniversary of the National Defense Education Act reflecting on the speech he gave in the Senate in favor of the law and noted the differences within the decade since the bill was signed into law.[966]
  • September 26 - President Johnson transmits the ninth annual report on Weather Modification to Congress in a message.[967]
  • September 28 - President Johnson attends the Convention of the National Association of Postmasters in the International Ballroom at the Washington Hilton Hotel during the afternoon.[968] President Johnson attends the dedication of the Thomas More College during the afternoon.[969]
  • September 30 - President Johnson attends a meeting of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund at the Sheraton Park Hotel during the morning.[970] President Johnson signs the Colorado River Basin Project Act in the East Room during the afternoon. President Johnson says the bill "will be one of the largest reclamation projects ever authorized in any single piece of legislation."[971]

October[edit]

  • October 1 - President Johnson attends a morning meeting of the Incorporators of the National Housing Partnership in the Cabinet Room.[972] President Johnson releases a statement on the tenth anniversary of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration noting the progress that has been made since its inception and honoring all of those involved in creating NASA.[973] President Johnson signs a bill establishing the Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area. In a statement released concurrently with the signing, President Johnson says the bill "will guarantee this generation and its descendants that these 201,000 acres of rich land and sparkling water will remain forever unspoiled."[974] President Johnson transmits the 22nd annual report of American involvement in the United Nations to Congress in a message. The report serves as an overview of the previous year.[975]
  • October 2 - President Johnson releases a statement confirming his acceptance of Supreme Court nominee Abe Fortas' withdrawal from consideration. President Johnson states his high opinion of Fortas and his discontent with the choice made on the part of members of the Senate, noting his own membership within the upper chamber of Congress.[976]
  • October 4 - President Johnson transmits the annual report of the Office of Alien Property for the fiscal year of 1967 in a message to Congress.[977]
  • October 7 - President Johnson issues Proclamation 3876, designating the day as "Child Health Day." President Johnson urges agencies and organizations concerned with the state of children worldwide to come together during the holiday "in actions that will bring strength and recognition to efforts which foster better child health."[978]
  • October 8 - President Johnson transmits the twelfth annual report on the Trade Agreements Program to Congress. The report, covering 1967, is accompanied by a statement from President Johnson in which the latter notes that he has "directed the Special Representative for Trade Negotiations to conduct a long-range study of trade policy."[979] President Johnson signs S. 3068, an amendment of the Food Stamp Act of 1964. The legislation extends the program for three years and is said by Johnson to call "for a substantial increase in expenditures to meet the tragedy of hunger in America."[980]
  • October 9 - President Johnson signs H.R. 16175 into law, setting aside "surplus land at the old National Bureau of Standards site for a new international complex." President Johnson says the land will be used as the site for an international center in the American capital.[981] President Johnson signs the Foreign Assistance Act of 1968. In a statement released concurrently with the signing, President Johnson notes his concern for the "serious reductions in the amounts authorized under this act and the further reductions in foreign aid appropriations which the House has now voted."[982]
  • October 11 - President Johnson signs H.R. 17126, extending the Food and Agriculture Act of 1965 by an additional year. In a statement, President Johnson says the bill continues basic agricultural commodities and voices his discontent with Congress not acting on his recommendations in a special message on February 27 that year.[983]
  • October 13 - President Johnson signs H.R. 17524, an amendment to the Merchant Marine Act of 1936 that extends the federal government's "authority to subsidize the cost of merchant vessels constructed in U.S.. shipyards" by a year. In a statement released concurrent with the signing, President Johnson notes that he would have preferred to have signed "a measure which completely restructures our merchant marine policy to meet the modern realities of this important industry" and charges Congress with not having "dealt with the maritime problem in the comprehensive manner proposed by the administration."[984]
  • October 15 - President Johnson signs H.R. 15758 into law during a morning appearance in the Cabinet Room. The legislation is an amendment to the Public Health Service Act and is said by President Johnson to "help millions of citizens in literally dozens of ways."[985] President Johnson accepts a gold-plated branding iron as a reward for his participation in furthering savings bond programs in the Cabinet Room during the afternoon.[986]
  • October 16 - President Johnson signs the Intergovernmental Cooperation Act in the Cabinet Room during the afternoon. The legislation is said by President Johnson to bestow hundreds of federal grants across the states, provide superior information to Governors and Senators regarding the aforementioned grants, better "regional and local planning", and offer federal agencies to share exclusive abilities and information with both state and local governments.[987] President Johnson attends the annual dinner of the Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel during the evening.[988]
  • October 18 - President Johnson signs the Radiation Control for Health and Safety Act of 1968 in the Cabinet Room during the afternoon. President Johnson says it will be the last consumer measure that he signs in office and calls it "protection for all Americans."[989]
  • October 21 - President Johnson attends an award ceremony presenting the Outstanding Employers of the Handicapped in the Cabinet Room during the afternoon.[990]
  • October 22 - President Johnson signs the Gun Control Act of 1968 in the Cabinet Room during the morning. President Johnson says the legislation imposes regulations on firearms including lethal weapons being sold to minors and banning interstate gun sales, and notes his discontent with Congress not acting on proposals by the administration.[991]
  • October 23 - President Johnson addresses the Assistant and Regional Directors of the Office of Economic Opportunity in the Cabinet Room at the White House during the afternoon.[992]
  • October 24 - President Johnson signs the Military Justice Act of 1968 in the Cabinet Room during the afternoon. President Johnson says the legislation continues the work began by the Uniform Code of Military Justice and establishes an independent court system within the American military.[993]
  • October 27 - President Johnson attends a luncheon for the All Americans Council of the Democratic National Committee at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City during the afternoon.[994]
  • October 29 - President Johnson attends a presentation ceremony for the White House Fellows Association Report in the Cabinet Room during the afternoon.[995]
  • October 30 - President Johnson releases a statement congratulating the United States Olympic Team for their victory, declaring that the United States is in the team's debt and the win "brought new honor to our country."[996]
  • October 31 - Remarks are aired of President Johnson announcing a bombing halt in North Vietnam during the evening. The address was recorded the previous day in the Family Theater at the White House.[997]

November[edit]

  • November 1 - President Johnson sends a message to his son-in-law Charles Robb on his promotion to Major within the military as well as the birth of his daughter the previous week.[998]
  • November 2 - The government of North Vietnam in Hanoi announces its attendance of peace talks in Paris with the US while urging South Vietnam soldiers to win in the ongoing conflict.[999]
  • November 3 - President Johnson appears with Vice President Humphrey in Houston, Texas for the latter's presidential campaign.[1,000]
  • November 4 - President Johnson releases a statement in response to his earlier release of a report on the environment's noise reporting on facts relating to the environment and what he views as paramount to solving the problem.[1,001]
  • November 5 - President Johnson sends a telegram to Vice President Humphrey lauding his efforts during his presidential campaign.[1,002]
  • November 6 - President Johnson signs Executive Order 11433, establishing an emergency board to investigate the dispute between Illinois Central Railroad Company, Louisville & Nashville Railroad Company, and the Belt Railway Company of Chicago.[1,003]
  • November 8 - President Johnson announces his authorizing of a "2.5 million contribution to the International Committee of the Red Cross to aid the victims of the Nigerian civil war."[1,004]
  • November 11 - President Johnson meets with President-elect Nixon at the White House during the afternoon. The two make a joint appearance outside the West Lobby outlining the contents of their meeting.[1,005] President Johnson issues a statement on the occasion of Veterans Day.[1,006]
  • November 12 - Defense Secretary Clifford rebukes the South Vietnam withdrawal of compromise expanding the Paris peace talks while ceasing bombing in North Vietnam during a press conference.[1,007]
  • November 14 - The State Department confirms contact between the US and Soviet Union on the subject of possible harassment actions being launched by communists in West Berlin.[1,008]
  • November 15 - Johnson states during a press conference that any foreign policy decisions will be made by him until the inauguration of the president-elect.[1,009]
  • November 16 - Secretary of State Rusk arrives in Madrid during the night hours for discussion about joint US-Spanish military bases within Spain.[1,010]
  • November 19 - President Johnson delivers an address to White House secretaries in the Fish Room of the White House during the afternoon.[1,011] President Johnson attends the Annual Equal Opportunity Awards Dinner of the National Urban League in the ballroom of the New York Hilton Hotel in New York City during the evening.[1,012]
  • November 20 - President Johnson meets with Vice President-elect Spiro Agnew for a discussion on foreign affairs and the vice presidency.[1,013]
  • November 21 - President Johnson meets with the National Water Commission in the Cabinet Room during the morning.[1,014]
  • November 22 - President Johnson joins members of the Kennedy family in observing the fifth anniversary of the assassination of the late President John F. Kennedy at the latter's grave in Arlington National Cemetery.[1,015] North Korea request the US to being Paris peace talks after Saigon ends the ongoing boycott against negotiations.[1,016]
  • November 24 - Defense Secretary Clifford states the US potentially could resume bombing of North Korea should communists decline good faith negotiations.[1,017]
  • November 25 - During the night hours, US officials make the announcement that South Vietnam's government has contacted the US and stated its readiness to participate in the Paris peace talks.[1,018]
  • November 26 - President Johnson releases a statement responding to the Republic of Vietnam choosing to participate in the Paris peace talks, saying that their decision "opens a new and hopeful phase in the negotiations" and struggles should be expected within the negotiations.[1,019]
  • November 28 - North Vietnam alleges the shooting down of eight US planes by North Vietnam since the north bombing halt by President Johnson three weeks prior.[1,020]

December[edit]

  • December 1 - Secretary of State Rusk portrays Russia as having responsibility in the end of the Vietnam War, citing that bombing has ceased in North Korea and saying the Soviet Union must do everything in its power to ensure the progression toward peace in southeast Asia.[1,021]
  • December 2 - President-elect Nixon says that under the direction of Henry Kissinger, the White House security planning machinery will be entirety changed.[1,022]
  • December 4 - President Johnson delivers a speech to the Business Council at the Mayflower Hotel during the evening.[1,023]
  • December 12 - President Johnson meets with President-elect Nixon at the White House and assures the latter that he will be available at any time to brief members of the upcoming cabinet on the operations of their departments.[1,024] President Johnson gives an informal speech in the White House East Room, saying the things Americans want the most are "peace in the world, jobs, food, and a house."[1,025]
  • December 14 - President Johnson asserts the US must provide low cost housing for the impoverished for the solution of major social problems during a ceremony commemorating the federal financed low-cost housing project in Austin, Texas.[1,026]
  • December 15 - Secretary of Defense Clifford calls on South Vietnam to cease complaints over seating arrangements and decide with North Vietnam to discuss actual problems in Paris.[1,027]
  • December 16 - President Johnson makes a public prayer for "peace and reconciliation" amid his lighting of the national community Christmas tree.[1,028]
  • December 17 - President Johnson accepts the Postal Service's Honor Award in the Departmental Auditorium in Washington during the morning.[1,029] President Johnson attends a reception in his honor at the Federal City Club at the Sheraton-Carlton Hotel in Washington during the evening.[1,030]
  • December 19 - President Johnson releases a statement on the death of Norman Thomas mourning that his passing marks the loss of one of the United States' "most eloquent speakers" and lauding Thomas for his speaking and writing skills.[1,031]
  • December 20 - President Johnson releases a statement responding to the ineffectiveness of the Taft-Hartley Act to settle the dispute between the International Longshoremen's Association and other shipping associations.[1,032]
  • December 21Apollo 8 is launched.
  • December 22 - President Johnson returns to the White House from his hospitalization. Secretary of State Rusk speaks on a nationwide television broadcast, officially confirming the 32 survivors of the Pueblo.[1,033]
  • December 29 - Walter Rostow says President Johnson considers the Israeli Beirut airport raid "serious and unwise".[1,034]
  • December 30 - The White House states the avoiding of participation in the unseating of John W. McCormick by President Johnson.[1,035]
  • December 31 - The State Department discloses there has been contact between the US and Soviet Union on easing tensions in the Middle East.[1,036] Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare Wilbur J. Cohen says he will not increase the $4 a month premium aiding in paying the bills of doctors.[1,037]

1969[edit]

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  15. ^ 115 - Statement by the President in Response to a Report on Immigration. (January 17, 1964)
  16. ^ 117 - Remarks at the Dedication of the National Geographic Society Building. (January 18, 1964)
  17. ^ 121 - Remarks to Members of the Budget Bureau Staff at the Signing of the 1965 Budget. (January 20, 1964)
  18. ^ 123 - Message to the First Conference of the Catholic Inter-American Cooperation Program. (January 20, 1964)
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  20. ^ 133 - Annual Message to the Congress, the District of Columbia Budget. (January 21, 1964)
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  23. ^ 174 - Remarks in New York City at the Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr., foundation Awards Dinner (February 5, 1964)
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  28. ^ 177 - White House Statement Declaring United States Determination To Guarantee the Security of the Naval Base at Guantanamo. (February 7, 1964)
  29. ^ Proclamation 3573—National Poison Prevention Week, 1964 (February 7, 1964)
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  32. ^ 179 - Special Message to the Congress on the Nation's Health (February 10, 1964)
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  35. ^ 183 - Letter to Sargent Shriver on His Appointment To Direct the Program To Eliminate Poverty. (February 12, 1964)
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  55. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (March 18, 1964). "Telephone Conversation With the President of the National Farmers' Union". American Presidency Project.
  56. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (March 19, 1964). "Special Message to the Congress on Foreign Aid". American Presidency Project.
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  60. ^ 240 - Letter to the Speaker Reporting on Reductions in the Cost of Operating the Government. (March 26, 1964)
  61. ^ 242 - The President's News Conference at the LBJ Ranch (March 28, 1964)
  62. ^ 241 - Statement by the President on the Earthquake in Alaska. (March 28, 1964)
  63. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (April 1, 1964). "Executive Order 11149—Establishing the President's Advisory Committee on Supersonic Transport". American Presidency Project.
  64. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (April 2, 1964). "243 - Message to the New President of Brazil". American Presidency Project.
  65. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (April 2, 1964). "Executive Order 11150—Establishing the Federal Reconstruction and Development Planning Commission for Alaska". American Presidency Project.
  66. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (April 3, 1964). "245 - Remarks following the Signing of a Joint Declaration With Panama". American Presidency Project.
  67. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (April 3, 1964). "244 - Remarks on the 15th Anniversary of the Signing of the North Atlantic Treaty". American Presidency Project.
  68. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (April 4, 1964). "246 - The President's News Conference". American Presidency Project.
  69. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (April 5, 1964). "247 - Statement by the President on the Death of General MacArthur". American Presidency Project.
  70. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (April 5, 1964). "Proclamation 3579—Death of General MacArthur". American Presidency Project.
  71. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (April 7, 1964). "248 - Remarks to the Cabinet Committee on Export Expansion". American Presidency Project.
  72. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (April 8, 1964). "Executive Order 11151—Suspension of the Provisions of Section 5770 of Title 10, United States Code, Relating to Promotion of Certain Officers of the Regular Navy". American Presidency Project.
  73. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (April 8, 1964). "251 - Statement by the President on the Eve of a National Railroad Strike". American Presidency Project.
  74. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (April 9, 1964). "252 - Radio and Television Statement Announcing a Moratorium in the Railroad Labor Dispute". American Presidency Project.
  75. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (April 9, 1964). "250 - Remarks to New Participants in "Plans for Progress" Equal Opportunity Agreements". American Presidency Project.
  76. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (April 9, 1964). "249 - Statement by the President following House Action on the Wheat-Cotton and food Stamp Bills". American Presidency Project.
  77. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (April 18, 1964). "The President's News Conference". American Presidency Project.
  78. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (April 20, 1964). "Remarks on Foreign Affairs at the Associated Press Luncheon in New York City". American Presidency Project.
  79. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (April 20, 1964). "White House Statement following a Review of Implementation of the Limited Test Ban Treaty Safeguards". American Presidency Project.
  80. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (April 20, 1964). "Message to the 73d Continental Congress of the Daughters of the American Revolution". American Presidency Project.
  81. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (April 20, 1964). "Remarks on Introducing Secretary Rusk to the Press following His Return from the far East". American Presidency Project.
  82. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (April 20, 1964). "Remarks at the Swearing In of Dr. W. Randolph Lovelace as Director of Space Medicine for the Manned Space flight". American Presidency Project.
  83. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (April 21, 1964). "Remarks to a Group of Treasury Department Officials on Equal Employment Opportunity". American Presidency Project.
  84. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (April 21, 1964). "Remarks Upon Receiving a Citation from the Disciples of Christ Historical Society". American Presidency Project.
  85. ^ -Johnson, Lyndon B. (April 28, 1964). "Letter to the President of the Senate and to the Speaker of the House Transmitting the Bill for the Appalachian Region". American Presidency Project.
  86. ^ -Johnson, Lyndon B. (April 29, 1964). "Remarks to a Group of Civil Rights Leaders". American Presidency Project.
  87. ^ -Johnson, Lyndon B. (April 30, 1964). "Proclamation 3590—United Nations Day, 1964". American Presidency Project.
  88. ^ -Johnson, Lyndon B. (April 30, 1964). "Proclamation 3588—New York World's Fair". American Presidency Project.
  89. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (April 30, 1964). "Proclamation 3587—Immigration Quota". American Presidency Project.
  90. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (April 30, 1964). "Proclamation 3586—Small Business Week". American Presidency Project.
  91. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (April 30, 1964). "Remarks at a Meeting of the President's Committee on Employment of the Handicapped". American Presidency Project.
  92. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (April 30, 1964). "Proclamation 3589—Commemoration of the Beginnings of the Office of the Presidency of the United States". American Presidency Project.
  93. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (April 30, 1964). "Remarks Commemorating the 175th Anniversary of the Inauguration of George Washington". American Presidency Project.
  94. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (April 30, 1964). "Remarks to the 1964 Campaign Conference for Democratic Women". American Presidency Project.
  95. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (July 1, 1964). "442 - Remarks at the Swearing In of John T. McNaughton, Daniel Luevano, Solis Horwitz, and Robert W. Morse as Key Officials in the Department of Defense". American Presidency Project.
  96. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (July 2, 1964). "444 - Remarks Upon Signing Bill Broadening the Prevailing Wage Section of the Davis-Bacon Act". American Presidency Project.
  97. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (July 2, 1964). "445 - Remarks at the Swearing In of General Taylor as Ambassador to Viet-Nam". American Presidency Project.
  98. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (July 4, 1964). "447 - Statement by the President Upon Making Public the Names of the 1964 Recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom". American Presidency Project.
  99. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (July 6, 1964). "Executive Order 11160—Prescribing Regulations Relating to Medical Care for Retired Ships' Officers and Members of Crews of Vessels of the Coast and Geodetic Survey and Dependents of Active and Retired Ships' Officers and Crew Members". American Presidency Project.
  100. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (July 6, 1964). "Proclamation 3595—Fire Prevention Week, 1964". American Presidency Project.
  101. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (July 6, 1964). "Proclamation 3595—Fire Prevention Week, 1964". American Presidency Project.
  102. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (July 7, 1964). "449 - Telephone Remarks on the Occasion of the Keel-Laying of the U.S.S. Vallejo". American Presidency Project.
  103. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (July 7, 1964). "448 - Remarks to the Members of the President's Committee on Equal Employment Opportunity Upon Receiving Their Report". American Presidency Project.
  104. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (July 7, 1964). "Executive Order 11161—Relating to Certain Relationships Between the Department of Defense and the Federal Aviation Agency". American Presidency Project.
  105. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (July 7, 1964). "Proclamation 3597—Proclamation Correcting Part 3 of the Appendix to the Tariff Schedules of the United States with Respect to the Importation of Agricultural Commodities". American Presidency Project.
  106. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (July 7, 1964). "Proclamation 3598—Monocacy Battle Centennial". American Presidency Project.
  107. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (July 8, 1964). "452 - Remarks at a Meeting With United States Attorneys". American Presidency Project.
  108. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (July 8, 1964). "450 - Statement by the President on the Death of Roy E. Davidson". American Presidency Project.
  109. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (July 8, 1964). "451 - Statement by the President on New York City's Mobilization for Youth Program". American Presidency Project.
  110. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (July 9, 1964). "453 - Remarks Upon Signing the Urban Mass Transportation Act". American Presidency Project.
  111. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (July 10, 1964). "454 - Remarks Upon Presenting the Distinguished Service Medal to Admiral Felt". American Presidency Project.
  112. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (July 11, 1964). "455 - The President's News Conference". American Presidency Project.
  113. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (July 12, 1964). "456 - Letter to Dr. Killian in Response to Report: "Toward Better Utilization of Scientific and Engineering Talent."". American Presidency Project.
  114. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (July 12, 1964). "457 - Statement by the President Upon Accepting Report of the Committee on Public Higher Education in the District of Columbia". American Presidency Project.
  115. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (July 14, 1964). "Proclamation 3599—National School Lunch Week, 1964". American Presidency Project.
  116. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (July 15, 1964). "458 - Statement by the President on Narcotic and Drug Abuse". American Presidency Project.
  117. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (July 17, 1964). "461 - Statement by the President Upon Signing the Water Resources Research Act". American Presidency Project.
  118. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (July 17, 1964). "459 - Statement by the President on the Second Quarter Advance in Gross National Product and Income". American Presidency Project.
  119. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (July 24, 1964). "472 - Remarks at a Luncheon for a Group of Businessmen". American Presidency Project.
  120. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (July 24, 1964). "476 - Remarks of Farewell to General Prapass Charusathiara of Thailand". American Presidency Project.
  121. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (July 24, 1964). "477 - Remarks at a Reception for a Group of Labor Leaders". American Presidency Project.
  122. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (July 24, 1964). "475 - The President's News Conference". American Presidency Project.
  123. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (July 27, 1964). "480 - White House Statement on the Desalting of Sea Water". American Presidency Project.
  124. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (July 27, 1964). "478 - Remarks of Welcome at the White House to President Tsiranana of the Malagasy Republic". American Presidency Project.
  125. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (July 27, 1964). "479 - Toasts of the President and President Tsiranana". American Presidency Project.
  126. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (July 28, 1964). "482 - Remarks to the Delegates to the Conference on International Rural Development". American Presidency Project.
  127. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (July 28, 1964). "481 - Remarks Upon Signing Bill Authorizing Grants for the Publication of Historical Documentary Source Material". American Presidency Project.
  128. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (July 28, 1964). "Proclamation 3602—United States International Avaition Month, 1964". American Presidency Project.
  129. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (July 28, 1964). "Executive Order 11162—Adding the Postmaster General to the Membership of the President's Committee on Equal Employment Opportunity". American Presidency Project.
  130. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (July 28, 1964). "Executive Order 11163—Including a Certain Tract of Land of Fannin County, Georgia, in the Chattahoochee National Forest". American Presidency Project.
  131. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (July 29, 1964). "484 - Remarks to the Members of the National Agricultural Advisory Commission". American Presidency Project.
  132. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (July 29, 1964). "485 - Statement by the President on Announcing a White House Meeting of the Presidents of State Universities". American Presidency Project.
  133. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (July 30, 1964). "489 - Statement by the President Relating to the Selection of a Vice Presidential Candidate". American Presidency Project.
  134. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (July 30, 1964). "490 - Statement by the President on Receiving a Progress Report of the Council on Physical Fitness". American Presidency Project.
  135. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (July 30, 1964). "488 - Remarks to a Group of State and Local School Officials". American Presidency Project.
  136. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (July 30, 1964). "487 - Remarks Upon Presenting the Distinguished Service Medal to General McKee". American Presidency Project.
  137. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (July 30, 1964). "486 - The President's News Conference". American Presidency Project.
  138. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (July 31, 1964). "492 - Statement by the President Upon the Successful Flight of Ranger VII". American Presidency Project.
  139. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (July 31, 1964). "491 - Remarks Upon Signing a Proclamation to Commemorate the 20th Anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising". American Presidency Project.
  140. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (July 31, 1964). "Proclamation 3603—Warsaw Uprising Day". American Presidency Project.
  141. ^ 495 - Letter to Manlio Brosio on His Appointment as Secretary General of NATO. (August 1, 1964)
  142. ^ 493 - Remarks Following a Briefing With Space Scientists on the Successful Flight to the Moon. (August 1, 1964)
  143. ^ 494 - Statement by the President in Response to a Request for Mediation in the Shipping Industry Negotiations. (August 1, 1964)
  144. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (August 3, 1964). "496 - Remarks to Foreign Language Newspaper Publishers on Their Role in Building American Unity". American Presidency Project.
  145. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (August 3, 1964). "497 - Statement by the President Upon Instructing the Navy To Take Retaliatory Action in the Gulf of Tonkin". American Presidency Project.
  146. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (August 4, 1964). "498 - Radio and Television Report to the American People Following Renewed Aggression in the Gulf of Tonkin". American Presidency Project.
  147. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (August 5, 1964). "499 - Remarks at Syracuse University on the Communist Challenge in Southeast Asia". American Presidency Project.
  148. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (August 5, 1964). "500 - Special Message to the Congress on U.S. Policy in Southeast Asia". American Presidency Project.
  149. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (August 6, 1964). "500 - Special Message to the Congress on U.S. Policy in Southeast Asia". American Presidency Project.
  150. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (August 6, 1964). "501 - Remarks of Welcome at the White House to the Secretary General of the United Nations". American Presidency Project.
  151. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (August 6, 1964). "Proclamation 3604—Ninetieth Birthday of Herbert Hoover". American Presidency Project.
  152. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (August 7, 1964). "503 - Statement by the President on the Passage of the Joint Resolution on Southeast Asia". American Presidency Project.
  153. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (August 8, 1964). "505 - Statement by the President Following House Action on the Economic Opportunity Bill". American Presidency Project.
  154. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (August 8, 1964). "504 - The President's News Conference at the LBJ Ranch". American Presidency Project.
  155. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (August 11, 1964). "509 - Remarks to Members of the National Association of Counties". American Presidency Project.
  156. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (August 11, 1964). "508 - Remarks at a Ceremony Marking the Issuance of the "Register and Vote" Stamp". American Presidency Project.
  157. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (August 12, 1964). "510 - Remarks Upon Signing the Military Pay Bill". American Presidency Project.
  158. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (August 12, 1964). "511 - Remarks in New York City Before the American Bar Association". American Presidency Project.
  159. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (August 13, 1964). "513 - Remarks at a Luncheon for a Group of State University Presidents". American Presidency Project.
  160. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (August 13, 1964). "512 - Remarks Upon Signing the Highway Bill". American Presidency Project.
  161. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (August 14, 1964). "Remarks by Telephone on the Occasion of the Commissioning of the U.S.S. Casimir Pulaski". American Presidency Project.
  162. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (August 14, 1964). "Remarks Upon Signing the Government Employees Pay Raise Bill". American Presidency Project.
  163. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (August 15, 1964). "Executive Order 11166—Setting Aside for the Use of the United States Certain Public Lands and Other Public Property Located at the Makua Military Reservation, Hawaii". American Presidency Project.
  164. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (August 15, 1964). "Executive Order 11167—Setting Aside for the Use of the United States Certain Public Lands and Other Public Property Located at the Pohakuloa Training Area, Hawaii". American Presidency Project.
  165. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (August 15, 1964). "Proclamation 3607—See the United States in 1964 and 1965". American Presidency Project.
  166. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (August 15, 1964). "Proclamation 3606—National Freedom From Hunger Week, 1964". American Presidency Project.
  167. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (August 15, 1964). "Proclamation 3605—General Pulaski's Memorial Day, 1964". American Presidency Project.
  168. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (August 15, 1964). "Executive Order 11165—Setting Aside for the Use of the United States Certain Public Lands and Other Public Property Located at the Fort Shafter Military Reservation, Hawaii". American Presidency Project.
  169. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (August 26, 1964). "538 - Remarks Upon Signing Bill Permitting Private Ownership of Nuclear Materials". American Presidency Project.
  170. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (August 27, 1964). "541 - Remarks Before the National Convention Upon Accepting the Nomination". American Presidency Project.
  171. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (August 28, 1964). "543 - Telephone Remarks Opening the "Parade of Progress" in Cleveland". American Presidency Project.
  172. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (August 28, 1964). "542 - Remarks in Atlantic City Before the Democratic National Committee". American Presidency Project.
  173. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (August 29, 1964). "544 - Remarks at a Barbecue in Stonewall, Texas". American Presidency Project.
  174. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (August 30, 1964). "545 - Filmed Message to Delegates of the Third International Conference on the Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy". American Presidency Project.
  175. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (August 31, 1964). "546 - Remarks Upon Signing the Food Stamp Act". American Presidency Project.
  176. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (August 31, 1964). "547 - Telephone Remarks to the Convention of the Plasterers' Union". American Presidency Project.
  177. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (October 1, 1964). "613 - Remarks at the Swearing In of Philip Nichols, Jr., and Linton M. Collins as Judges". American Presidency Project.
  178. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (October 1, 1964). "614 - Letter to the Attorney General Directing Him To Petition for an Injunction in the Maritime Industry Labor Dispute". American Presidency Project.
  179. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (October 1, 1964). "612 - Remarks to the Faculty and Students of Johns Hopkins University". American Presidency Project.
  180. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (October 2, 1964). "616 - Remarks Upon Proclaiming 1965 as International Cooperation Year". American Presidency Project.
  181. ^ "Johnson Orders Steel Probe". Chicago Tribune. January 2, 1965.
  182. ^ "Johnson Ends Work on Talk to Congress". Chicago Tribune. January 4, 1965.
  183. ^ "The President's Program: Urges Soviet Leaders to Visit U.S." Chicago Tribune. January 5, 1965.
  184. ^ 2 - The President's Telegram Greeting Carl Sandburg on His 88th Birthday. (January 6, 1966)
  185. ^ 1 - The President's Telegram to Admiral Nimitz on Hearing of His Illness. (January 6, 1966)
  186. ^ 3 - Statement by the President Upon Announcing the Appointment of Members of the Advisory Council on Insured Loans to Students. (January 7, 1966)
  187. ^ Proclamation 3696—Termination of Increased Duty on Imports of Clinical Thermometers (January 7, 1966)
  188. ^ 5 - Statement by the President on the Death of Prime Minister Shastri of India. (January 10, 1966)
  189. ^ 4 - Statement by the President Upon Announcing the Appointment of Dr. James L. Goddard as Commissioner of Food and Drugs. (January 10, 1966)
  190. ^ Executive Order 11265—Amending Executive Order No. 10448, Establishing the National Defense Service Medal (January 11, 1966)
  191. ^ 6 - Annual Message to the Congress on the State of the Union. (January 12, 1966)
  192. ^ 8 - The President's News Conference (January 13, 1966)
  193. ^ 564 - Remarks at the Dedication of Johnson Hill, Tae-an Myun Agriculture Demonstration Center, Suwon, Korea. (November 1, 1966)
  194. ^ 567 - Remarks Upon Arrival at Elmendorf Air Force Base, Anchorage. Alaska. (November 1, 1966)
  195. ^ 563 - Remarks to American and Korean Servicemen at Camp Stanley, Korea. (November 1, 1966)
  196. ^ 570 - Remarks at Dulles International Airport Upon Returning From the Asian-Pacific Trip. (November 2, 1966)
  197. ^ 569 - Remarks in Anchorage Upon Signing the Fish Protein Concentrate Act. (November 2, 1966)
  198. ^ 565 - Remarks Before the Korean National Assembly, Seoul, Korea. (November 2, 1966)
  199. ^ LBJ schedules operation, NW trip is over (November 3, 1966)
  200. ^ President signs school aid bill (November 3, 1966)
  201. ^ U.S. warships fire at N. Viet shore batteries (November 3, 1966)
  202. ^ 632 - Letter in Response to a Report on the Federally Assisted Summer School Programs for Disadvantaged Children. (November 30, 1966)
  203. ^ 633 - Statement by the President on Announcing a Reorganization of the Bureau of Prisons. (November 30, 1966)
  204. ^ 1 - Remarks to the Lyndon B. Johnson Australian Science Scholars. (January 5, 1967)
  205. ^ Executive Order 11322—Relating to Trade and Other Transactions Involving Southern Rhodesia (January 5, 1967)
  206. ^ Proclamation 3760—American History Month (January 6, 1967)
  207. ^ 3 - Annual Message to the Congress on the State of the Union (January 10, 1967)
  208. ^ 2 - Statement by the President on the Death of Representative John E. Fogarty of Rhode Island. (January 10, 1967)
  209. ^ Proclamation 3761—Correction of Error in Tariff Schedules of United States Concerning Watch Movements and Termination of Increased Duties on Watch Movements (January 11, 1967)
  210. ^ Proclamation 3762—Reduction of Increased Duties on Imports of Sheet Glass (January 11, 1967)
  211. ^ 4 - Statement by the President Upon Announcing the Appointment of a Commission on Codes, Zoning, Taxation and Development Standards. (January 12, 1967)
  212. ^ 5 - Remarks at the Swearing In of Alan S. Boyd as Secretary of the New Department of Transportation. (January 16, 1967)
  213. ^ 7 - The President's Toast at a Dinner Honoring the Vice President, the Speaker, and the Chief Justice. (January 17, 1967)
  214. ^ 6 - The President's News Conference (January 17, 1967)
  215. ^ 8 - Letter Accepting Resignation of John T. Connor as Secretary of Commerce. (January 18, 1967)
  216. ^ 9 - Remarks Upon Presenting the Medal of Honor to Maj. Bernard F. Fisher, USAF. (January 19, 1967)
  217. ^ 10 - Message to the Congress Transmitting Second Annual Report on the International Coffee Agreement. (January 19, 1967)
  218. ^ "Budget Asks 21.9 Billon as War Fund". Chicago Tribune. January 24, 1967.
  219. ^ Proclamation 3765—Red Cross Month, 1967 (January 30, 1967)
  220. ^ Executive Order 11325—Prescribing a New Part of the Selective Service Regulations (January 30, 1967)
  221. ^ 28 - Remarks Upon Accepting a Portrait of Franklin Delano Roosevelt. (January 31, 1967)
  222. ^ 27 - Letter on Law Enforcement in the District of Columbia. (January 31, 1967)
  223. ^ 25 - Special Message to the Congress: America's Servicemen and Veterans (January 31, 1967)
  224. ^ 26 - Statement by the President on the Message on America's Servicemen and Veterans. (January 31, 1967)
  225. ^ 24 - Message to the Congress Transmitting Annual Report on U.S. Aeronautics and Space Activities. (January 31, 1967)
  226. ^ 23 - Remarks to the Members of the United States Jaycees Governmental Affairs Seminar. (January 31, 1967)
  227. ^ 31 - Letter to the Secretary of Commerce Concerning a Report on the Environmental Science Services Administration. (February 1, 1967)
  228. ^ 30 - Remarks at a Ceremony Marking the Effective Date of the Increase in Minimum Wages. (February 1, 1967)
  229. ^ 29 - Letter to the President of the Senate and to the Speaker Proposing To Add the San Rafael Wilderness, California, to the National Wilderness Preservation System (February 1, 1967)
  230. ^ 34 - The President's News Conference (February 2, 1967)
  231. ^ 33 - Special Message to the Congress on Food for India and on Other Steps To Be Taken in an International War on Hunger. (February 2, 1967)
  232. ^ 32 - Remarks at the Presidential Prayer Breakfast. (February 2, 1967)
  233. ^ 37 - Remarks Upon Presenting the National Medal of Science Awards for 1966 (February 6, 1967)
  234. ^ 36 - Statement by the President on the Message on Crime in America. (February 6, 1967)
  235. ^ 35 - Special Message to the Congress on Crime in America. (February 6, 1967)
  236. ^ "Senator Gives LBJ Results of Europe Tour". Chicago Tribune. February 6, 1967.
  237. ^ 38 - Special Message to the Senate on Transmitting the Treaty on Outer Space (February 7, 1967)
  238. ^ 42 - The President' s Reply to a Message From Pope Paul VI on Vietnam. (February 8, 1967)
  239. ^ 41 - Remarks to a Group of Boy Scouts Following Their Presentation of the Scouts' Annual "Report to the Nation." (February 8, 1967)
  240. ^ 40 - Statement by the President on the Message on America's Children and Youth. (February 8, 1967)
  241. ^ 39 - Special Message to the Congress Recommending a 12-Point Program for America's Children and Youth (February 8, 1967)
  242. ^ 46 - Toasts of the President and King Hassan II of Morocco. (February 9, 1967)
  243. ^ 45 - Statement by the President on the Foreign Aid Message. (February 9, 1967)
  244. ^ 44 - Special Message to the Congress on Foreign Aid. (February 9, 1967)
  245. ^ 43 - Remarks of Welcome at the White House to King Hassan II of Morocco. (February 9, 1967)
  246. ^ 68 - Remarks at Ceremony Marking the Ratification of the Presidential Inability (25th) Amendment to the Constitution. (February 23, 1967)
  247. ^ 69 - Statement by the President on the Death of Roy Roberts. (February 24, 1967)
  248. ^ 72 - Special Message to the Congress Transmitting Reorganization Plan 1 of 1967, Functions Relating to Ship Mortgages (February 27, 1967)
  249. ^ 73 - Remarks at a Press Briefing by David Lilienthal and Robert Komer Following Their Return From Vietnam (February 27, 1967)
  250. ^ 74 - Letter to the President of the Senate and to the Speaker of the House on Executive Order 11322 "Trade and Other Transactions Involving Southern Rhodesia." (February 27, 1967)
  251. ^ 71 - Special Message to the Congress: The Nation's Capital (February 27, 1967)
  252. ^ 70 - The President's News Conference (February 27, 1967)
  253. ^ 79 - The President's Remarks to the Press Upon Announcing His Intention To Nominate Ramsey Clark as Attorney General. (February 28, 1967)
  254. ^ 78 - Statement by the President on His Message on Education and Health. (February 28, 1967)
  255. ^ 77 - Special Message to the Congress: "Education and Health in America. (February 28, 1967)
  256. ^ 75 - Statement by the President on the Death of Henry Luce (February 28, 1967)
  257. ^ 76 - Statement by the President Upon Recommending Development of a Nuclear-Powered Rocket Engine and New Nuclear Research Facilities. (February 28, 1967)
  258. ^ 89 - Memorandum "Economic Planning for the End of Vietnam Hostilities" (March 1, 1967)
  259. ^ 82 - Remarks on the Occasion of the Centennial of the United States Office of Education. (March 2, 1967)
  260. ^ 83 - Letter to Senator Jackson Concerning the Bombing of North Vietnam. (March 2, 1967)
  261. ^ 84 - Message to the People of Puerto Rico on the 50th Anniversary of the Granting of United States Citizenship. (March 2, 1967)
  262. ^ 81 - Remarks at a Ceremony Marking the 100th Anniversary of Howard University. (March 2, 1967)
  263. ^ 80 - The President's News Conference (March 2, 1967)
  264. ^ Executive Order 11329—Creating a Board of Inquiry to Report on a Labor Dispute Affecting the Shipbuilding and Repair Industries of the United States (March 2, 1967)
  265. ^ 85 - Statement by the President Announcing the Appointment of a Commission To Study the Federal Budget. (March 3, 1967)
  266. ^ 88 - Statement by the President Announcing a Series of Actions To Encourage Housing Construction. (March 4, 1967)
  267. ^ 87 - Statement by the President Upon Appointing the National Advisory Council on Economic Opportunity. (March 4, 1967)
  268. ^ 86 - Statement by the President Announcing the Appointment of Miss Betty Furness as Special Assistant for Consumer Affairs. (March 4, 1967)
  269. ^ Proclamation 3769—Save Your Vision Week, 1967 (March 4, 1967)
  270. ^ Executive Order 11330—Providing for the Coordination of Youth Opportunity by Programs (March 5, 1967)
  271. ^ 90 - Message to the Congress Transmitting the Fifth Annual Report of the Peace Corps. (March 6, 1967)
  272. ^ 91 - Special Message to the Congress Transmitting a Report on the Community Work and Training Program (March 6, 1967)
  273. ^ 92 - Special Message to the Congress on Selective Service. (March 6, 1967)
  274. ^ Executive Order 11331—Establishment of the Pacific Northwest River Basins Commission (March 6, 1967)
  275. ^ 93 - Remarks at the Seventh Annual Federal Woman's Award Ceremony (March 7, 1967)
  276. ^ Executive Order 11333—Partially Suspending Section 6374 of Title 10 of the United States Code, Relating to Retirement of Brigadier Generals of the Marine Corps (March 7, 1967)
  277. ^ Executive Order 11334—Enjoyment of Certain Privileges, Exemptions, and Immunities by the Asian Development Bank and Coordination of United States Policies With Regard to the Bank (March 7, 1967)
  278. ^ Executive Order 11332—Inspection of Income, Excess-Profits, Estate, and Gift Tax Returns by the Committee on Government Operations, House of Representatives (March 7, 1967)
  279. ^ 94 - Message to the Senate Transmitting the Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs, 1961 . (March 8, 1967)
  280. ^ 95 - Letter Concerning the Progress Report by the Federal Woman's Award Study Group. (March 8, 1967)
  281. ^ 96 - Message to the Congress Transmitting Third Joint Annual Report on the National Wilderness Preservation System. (March 8, 1967)
  282. ^ 97 - Remarks at the Swearing In of James J. Reynolds as Under Secretary and Thomas R. Donahue as Assistant Secretary of Labor. (March 8, 1967)
  283. ^ 98 - Statement by the President on a Budget Amendment Reducing Funds Proposed for the Atomic Energy Commission. (March 9, 1967)
  284. ^ 99 - Special Message to the Congress Transmitting Reorganization Plan 2 of 1967: United States Tariff Commission (March 9, 1967)
  285. ^ 104 - The President's News Conference (March 9, 1967)
  286. ^ 102 - Remarks Upon Awarding the Medal of Honor to Specialist 6 Lawrence Joel, USA (March 9, 1967)
  287. ^ 100 - Message to the Congress Transmitting 20th Annual Report on U.S. Participation in the United Nations. (March 9, 1967)
  288. ^ 101 - Message to the Congress Transmitting First Report on Marine Resources and Engineering Development. (March 9, 1967)
  289. ^ Executive Order 11335—Placing an Additional Position in Level V of the Federal Executive Salary Schedule (March 9, 1967)
  290. ^ 105 - Remarks at the Swearing In of Ramsey Clark as Attorney General. (March 10, 1967)
  291. ^ 106 - Remarks Upon Presenting the Presidential Unit Citation to the 3d Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Group, Military Airlift Command (March 10, 1967)
  292. ^ Proclamation 3770—Law Day, U.S.A., 1967 (March 10, 1967)
  293. ^ 108 - Message to King Constantine of Greece on the 20th Anniversary of the Truman Doctrine. (March 11, 1967)
  294. ^ 109 - Message to President Sunay of Turkey on the 20th Anniversary of the Truman Doctrine. (March 11, 1967)
  295. ^ 107 - Letter to Harry S. Truman on the 20th Anniversary of the Truman Doctrine. (March 11, 1967)
  296. ^ 110 - Special Message to the Congress on the Latin American Summit Meeting. (March 13, 1967)
  297. ^ 114 - Special Message to the Congress: America's Unfinished Business, Urban and Rural Poverty (March 14, 1967)
  298. ^ 112 - Toasts of the President and Prime Minister Chung. (March 14, 1967)
  299. ^ 113 - Joint Statement Following Discussions With Prime Minister Chung of Korea. (March 14, 1967)
  300. ^ 111 - Remarks of Welcome at the White House to Prime Minister Chung of Korea. (March 14, 1967)
  301. ^ 117 - Remarks in Columbia, Tenn., at the Dedication of Columbia State Community College. (March 15, 1967)
  302. ^ 116 - Address on U.S. Policy in Vietnam Delivered Before a Joint Session of the Tennessee State Legislature. (March 15, 1967)
  303. ^ 115 - Remarks at the Hermitage at Ceremonies Marking the 200th Anniversary of the Birth of Andrew Jackson. (March 15, 1967)
  304. ^ 118 - Statement by the President Upon Signing Bill Authorizing Supplemental Appropriations for the Department of Defense. (March 16, 1967)
  305. ^ 119 - Statement by the President Following Senate Approval of the Consular Convention With the U.S.S.R. (March 16, 1967)
  306. ^ 122 - Message to the Congress Transmitting Annual Report Under the Communications Satellite Act. (March 17, 1967)
  307. ^ 121 - Special Message to the Congress: The Quality of American Government (March 17, 1967)
  308. ^ 120 - Statement by the President Announcing the Release of Deferred Funds for Federal Programs. (March 17, 1967)
  309. ^ 125 - The President's Toast at a Dinner for the Governors. (March 18, 1967)
  310. ^ 124 - Remarks at the Governors' Luncheon. (March 18, 1967)
  311. ^ 123 - Remarks at a White House Conference With the Governors. (March 18, 1967)
  312. ^ 130 - Toasts of the President and Chairman Thieu at a Dinner in Guam. (March 20, 1967)
  313. ^ 128 - Remarks at the Opening Session of the Guam Conference. (March 20, 1967)
  314. ^ 129 - Statement by the President on the New Constitution Adopted by the Constituent Assembly of the Republic of Vietnam. (March 20, 1967)
  315. ^ 126 - Remarks at the Airport Upon Arrival in Guam for Discussions on Vietnam. (March 20, 1967)
  316. ^ 127 - Remarks of Welcome to Chairman Thieu and Prime Minister Ky Upon Their Arrival in Guam. (March 20, 1967)
  317. ^ 135 - Remarks at Andrews Air Force Base Near Washington Upon Returning From the Guam Conference. (March 21, 1967)
  318. ^ 136 - Letter to Ho Chi Minh Proposing Bilateral Discussions on the Vietnam Conflict. (March 21, 1967)
  319. ^ 133 - Statement by the President Following a Meeting With the High Commissioner of the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands. (March 21, 1967)
  320. ^ 134 - Remarks at the Airport Upon Departing From Guam. (March 21, 1967)
  321. ^ 132 - The President's News Conference in Guam Following the Conference (March 21, 1967)
  322. ^ 131 - Joint Statement Following the Meeting in Guam With Chairman Thieu and Prime Minister Ky. (March 21, 1967)
  323. ^ 139 - Memorandum on Aircraft Noise and Land Use in the Vicinity of Airports (March 22, 1967)
  324. ^ a b 137 - Message to the Congress Transmitting First Annual Report on the Operation of the Automotive Products Agreement With Canada. (March 22, 1967)
  325. ^ Executive Order 11336—Delegating to the Secretary of Agriculture Certain Authority Relating to Emergency Livestock Feed (March 22, 1967)
  326. ^ 140 - Statement by the President on the Cost of the Pay Increase for Federal Employees and Military Personnel. (March 23, 1967)
  327. ^ 141 - The President's Birthday Greetings to General Westmoreland. (March 23, 1967)
  328. ^ 142 - Statement by the President on the Swearing In of William Roth as Special Representative for Trade Negotiations. (March 24, 1967)
  329. ^ Proclamation 3771—World Trade Week, 1967 (March 24, 1967)
  330. ^ Proclamation 3772—Youth Temperance Education Week (March 24, 1967)
  331. ^ Executive Order 11337—Inspection of Income, Excess-Profits, Estate, and Gift Tax Returns by the Senate Committee on Government Operations (March 25, 1967)
  332. ^ Executive Order 11338—Placing an Additional Position in Level V of the Federal Executive Salary Schedule (March 27, 1967)
  333. ^ 145 - Joint Statement Following Discussions With the Prime Minister of Afghanistan. (March 28, 1967)
  334. ^ 146 - Remarks to the Delegates to the National Conference on Crime Control. (March 28, 1967)
  335. ^ 148 - Remarks to the Directors of the State Departments of Commerce. (March 29, 1967)
  336. ^ 150 - Remarks at a Dinner for the Democratic State Chairmen. (March 30, 1967)
  337. ^ 149 - Statement by the President Upon Signing Order "Effective Date of Department of Transportation Act."(March 30, 1967)
  338. ^ Proclamation 3773—Senior Citizens Month, 1967 (March 30, 1967)
  339. ^ 151 - Remarks Upon Arrival in Texas With Latin American Ambassadors for a Weekend Visit. (March 31, 1967)
  340. ^ 153 - Statement by the President Upon Signing Resolution Providing Additional Emergency Food for India (April 1, 1967)
  341. ^ 158 - Toasts of the President and President Sunay of Turkey. (April 3, 1967)
  342. ^ 157 - Statement by the President Reviewing Actions Taken To Carry Out Recommendations of the White House Conference on International Cooperation. (April 3, 1967)
  343. ^ 154 - Message to the Congress Transmitting Annual Report of National Capital Transportation Agency. (April 3, 1967)
  344. ^ 155 - Remarks of Welcome at the White House to President Sunay of Turkey. (April 3, 1967)
  345. ^ 156 - Remarks at a Ceremony Marking the 50th Anniversary of the Federal Land Banks. (April 3, 1967)
  346. ^ 161 - Remarks to Directors and Managers of the Veterans Administration. (April 4, 1967)
  347. ^ 160 - Remarks at a Ceremony Honoring the Winners of the Fourth: Annual Physical Fitness Leadership Awards. (April 4, 1967)
  348. ^ 159 - Statement by the President Stating His Objections to Restrictive Provisions in a Supplemental Appropriations Bill. (April 4, 1967)
  349. ^ 164 - Statement by the President Upon Announcing Allocation of Funds" for Educational Opportunity Grants to College Students. (April 5, 1967)
  350. ^ 163 - Special Message to the Congress on Federal Pay and Postal Rates. (April 5, 1967)
  351. ^ 166 - Remarks Upon Presenting the Medal of Honor Posthumously to Specialist 4 Daniel Fernandez, USA. (April 6, 1967)
  352. ^ 165 - Message to the Congress Transmitting 16th Annual Report of the National Science Foundation. (April 6, 1967)
  353. ^ Proclamation 3775—Loyalty Day, 1967 (April 6, 1967)
  354. ^ 167 - Remarks at a Press Briefing Following a Meeting With the NATO Nuclear Planning Group. (April 7, 1967)
  355. ^ Proclamation 3776—Cancer Control Month, 1967 (April 7, 1967)
  356. ^ Proclamation 3777—National CARIH Asthma Week (April 7, 1967)
  357. ^ 168 - Statement by the President Upon Signing Order Establishing the Commission on Postal Organization. (April 8, 1967)
  358. ^ Executive Order 11341—Establishing the President's Commission on Postal Organization (April 8, 1967)
  359. ^ Proclamation 3778—Steelmark Month (April 8, 1967)
  360. ^ 170 - Special Message to the Congress on the Impending Nationwide Rail Strike. (April 10, 1967)
  361. ^ 169 - Remarks of Welcome to the Vice President Upon His Return From Europe (April 10, 1967)
  362. ^ Proclamation 3779—Modifying Proclamation 3279 Adjusting Imports of Petroleum and Petroleum Products (April 10, 1967)
  363. ^ Executive Order 11342—The Quetico-Superior Committee (April 10, 1967)
  364. ^ 172 - Statement by the President on the Joint Resolution Extending the "No Strike" Period in the Railroad Dispute. (April 11, 1967)
  365. ^ 173 - The President's Toast at the Dinner in Punta del Este, Uruguay, for the Presidents of Central American States. (April 11, 1967)
  366. ^ 171 - Remarks Upon Arrival in Uruguay for the Punta del Este Meeting of American Chiefs of State. (April 11, 1967)
  367. ^ 175 - Statement by the President at an Informal Meeting With the American Chiefs of State at Punta del Este, Uruguay. (April 12, 1967)
  368. ^ 174 - Statement by the President Upon Signing Bill Extending the "No Strike" Period in the Railroad Dispute. (April 12, 1967)
  369. ^ Executive Order 11343—Creating an Emergency Board to Investigate the Disputes Between the Long Island Rail Road and Certain of its Employees (April 12, 1967)
  370. ^ 176 - Remarks in Punta del Este at the Public Session of the Meeting of American Chiefs of State. (April 13, 1967)
  371. ^ 177 - Statement by the President Following the Close of the Meeting of American Chiefs of State at Punta del Este, Uruguay. (April 14, 1967)
  372. ^ 178 - Remarks at the Airport in Paramaribo, Surinam, During the Return From the Meeting at Punta del Este. (April 14, 1967)
  373. ^ Proclamation 3780—Discover America Planning Week (April 15, 1967)
  374. ^ Executive Order 11344—Creating a Board of Inquiry to Report on a Labor Dispute Affecting the Military Aircraft Industry and the Military Aircraft Engine Industry of the United States (April 15, 1967)
  375. ^ 180 - Message to the Congress Transmitting Annual Report of the National Capital Housing Authority. (April 17, 1967)
  376. ^ 179 - Message to the Congress Transmitting First Annual Report of the Department of Housing and Urban Development. (April 17, 1967)
  377. ^ 181 - Statement by the President on the Death of Konrad Adenauer. (April 19, 1967)
  378. ^ 182 - Remarks Upon Presenting the National Teacher of the Year Award (April 19, 1967)
  379. ^ 183 - Statement by the President Concerning a Report on the Teacher Corps. (April 20, 1967)
  380. ^ 184 - Statement by the President Upon Signing Order Providing Further Training for Government Employees. (April 20, 1967)
  381. ^ Executive Order 11348—Providing for the Further Training of Government Employees (April 20, 1967)
  382. ^ Executive Order 11345—Establishment of the Great Lakes Basin Commission (April 20, 1967)
  383. ^ Executive Order 11346—Placing an Additional Position in Level V of the Federal Salary Schedule (April 20, 1967)
  384. ^ Executive Order 11347—Amendment of Executive Order No. 11210, Establishing a Temporary Commission on Pennsylvania Avenue (April 20, 1967)
  385. ^ 185 - Message to the Congress Transmitting First Annual Report of the National Advisory Council on Extension and Continuing Education (April 21, 1967)
  386. ^ 186 - Memorandum on Air Pollution (April 21, 1967)
  387. ^ 188 - Statement by the President Upon Receiving Report of Special Panel To Investigate the Railroad Labor Dispute. (April 22, 1967)
  388. ^ 187 - Statement by the President on Offering Assistance Following Tornadoes in the Midwest. (April 22, 1967)
  389. ^ 189 - Telegram to the Governors Inviting Them to a Luncheon Honoring General Westmoreland. (April 24, 1967)
  390. ^ 190 - Message to President Podgorny on the Death of Soviet Cosmonaut Vladimir Komarov. (April 24, 1967)
  391. ^ 191 - Exchange of Remarks With Chancellor Kurt Kiesinger Following Discussions in Bonn. (April 26, 1967)
  392. ^ 192 - Remarks to Members of the American Physical Society. (April 26, 1967)
  393. ^ 193 - Remarks at the Dedication of the Crossland Vocational Center, Camp Springs, Maryland. (April 27, 1967)
  394. ^ Proclamation 3781—Rush-Bagot Agreement Days (April 27, 1967)
  395. ^ 196 - The President's Introduction of Martha Raye at the Luncheon for General Westmoreland. (April 28, 1967)
  396. ^ 194 - Letter to the President of the Senate and to the Speaker of the House Urging Further Extension of the "No Strike" Period in the Railroad Dispute (April 28, 1967)
  397. ^ 195 - Remarks at a Luncheon for General Westmoreland. (April 28, 1967)
  398. ^ 197 - Statement by the President Upon Authorizing Construction of a Prototype Supersonic Transport Aircraft. (April 29, 1967)
  399. ^ 198 - Statement by the President on the Preservation of the Egyptian Abu Simbel Temples. (April 29, 1967)
  400. ^ 201 - Remarks at the Reception for the 1966-1967 White House Fellows. (May 1, 1967)
  401. ^ 200 - Remarks at the Swearing In of Betty Furness as Special Assistant to the President for Consumer Affairs. (May 1, 1967)
  402. ^ 199 - Annual Message to the Congress: The President's Manpower Report. (May 1, 1967)
  403. ^ Executive Order 11349—Amending Executive Order No. 11136, Relating to the President's Commission on Consumer Interests and the Consumer Advisory Council (May 1, 1967)
  404. ^ 203 - Letter to the President of the Senate Requesting Supplemental Appropriations for Summer Youth Programs. (May 2, 1967)
  405. ^ 202 - Remarks Upon Presenting the Medal of Honor Posthumously to Staff Sgt. Peter S. Connor, USMC. (May 2, 1967)
  406. ^ 206 - Remarks at a Dinner Honoring John W. McCormack, Speaker of the House of Representatives. (May 3, 1967)
  407. ^ 205 - Remarks to the State Directors of the Selective Service System. (May 3, 1967)
  408. ^ 204 - The President's News Conference (May 3, 1967)
  409. ^ Executive Order 11350—Amending the Selective Service Regulations (May 3, 1967)
  410. ^ 208 - Special Message to the Congress Transmitting Reports on Incentive Awards to Military Personnel (May 4, 1967)
  411. ^ 207 - Special Message to the Congress Recommending Procedures To Complete Collective Bargaining in the Railway Labor Dispute (May 4, 1967)
  412. ^ 209 - Statement by the President on the "Share Your Summer" Program for Disadvantaged Children. (May 5, 1967)
  413. ^ 210 - Remarks in Austin, Texas, at the Unveiling of a Bust of Former Mayor Tom Miller. (May 6, 1967)
  414. ^ 211 - Remarks at a Reception for Participants in the Conference on Women in the War on Poverty. (May 8, 1967)
  415. ^ 213 - Toasts of the President and Vice President Yen. (May 9, 1967)
  416. ^ 214 - Statement by the President Upon Authorizing an Agreement for a Worldwide Drug Reaction Monitoring System. (May 9, 1967)
  417. ^ 215 - Letter to the Secretary, HEW, Delegating Authority in Connection With the Worldwide Drug Reaction Monitoring System. (May 9, 1967)
  418. ^ 216 - Remarks at the Democratic Congressional Dinner. (May 9, 1967)
  419. ^ 212 - Remarks of Welcome at the White House to Vice President Yen of the Republic of China. (May 9, 1967)
  420. ^ Proclamation 3782—National Maritime Day, 1967 (May 9, 1967)
  421. ^ Proclamation 3783—Small Business Week, 1967 (May 9, 1967)
  422. ^ 217 - Statement by the President on the Proposed International Center for Advanced Study in the Health Sciences. (May 10, 1967)
  423. ^ 218 - Statement by the President Upon Signing Bill Authorizing Increased Appropriations for the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands. (May 10, 1967)
  424. ^ 219 - Joint Statement Following Discussions With Vice President Yen of the Republic of China. (May 10, 1967)
  425. ^ Proclamation 3784—Mother's Day, 1967 (May 10, 1967)
  426. ^ 220 - Message to the Congress Transmitting 15th Semiannual Report of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. (May 11, 1967)
  427. ^ 221 - Remarks to the Lawyers Conference on Crime Control. (May 13, 1967)
  428. ^ 223 - Press Briefing With the Governors Following the New England Governors Conference. (May 15, 1967)
  429. ^ 222 - Remarks in Windsor Locks, Connecticut, at the New England Governors Conference. (May 15, 1967)
  430. ^ 224 - Statement by the President on the General Agreement Reached in the Kennedy Round Trade Negotiations at Geneva. 224 - Statement by the President on the General Agreement Reached in the Kennedy Round Trade Negotiations at Geneva. (May 16, 1967)
  431. ^ 225 - The President's News Conference (May 18, 1967)
  432. ^ 228 - Remarks to State Committeemen and Executive Directors of the Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service. (May 19, 1967)
  433. ^ 227 - Remarks Upon Signing Bill Providing for a Desalting Plant in Southern California. (May 19, 1967)
  434. ^ 226 - Presidential Unit Citation Awarded to the 1st Squadron, 4th Cavalry, 1st Infantry Division, USA. (May 19, 1967)
  435. ^ 229 - Proclamation 3785—Prayer for Peace, Memorial Day, 1967 (May 22, 1967)
  436. ^ Executive Order 11351—Amending Executive Order No. 11318, Designating the European Space Research Organization as a Public International Organization (May 22, 1967)
  437. ^ Executive Order 11352—Suspending a Provision of Section 5751(b) of Title 10, United States Code, Which Relates to Officers of the Marine Corps in the Grade of Lieutenant Colonel (May 22, 1967)
  438. ^ 233 - Statement by the President on Rising Tensions in the Near East. (May 23, 1967)
  439. ^ 232 - Statement by the President Upon Signing Order Establishing the President's Advisory Council on Cost Reduction. (May 23, 1967)
  440. ^ 231 - Remarks Upon Presenting Presidential "E" Awards for Excellence in Developing New Markets for Exports (May 23, 1967)
  441. ^ 230 - Remarks to Delegates to the International Conference on Water for Peace (May 23, 1967)
  442. ^ Executive Order 11354—Amending Executive Order No. 11030 of June 19, 1962, with Respect to the Preparation of Presidential Proclamations (May 23, 1967)
  443. ^ Executive Order 11353—Establishing the President's Advisory Council on Cost Reduction (May 23, 1967)
  444. ^ 235 - Statement by the President Upon Awarding the Distinguished Service Medal to Maj. Gen. James W. Humphreys, Jr., USAF (May 24, 1967)
  445. ^ 234 - Remarks to a Group of Visiting Japanese Governors. (May 24, 1967)
  446. ^ Proclamation 3786—Citizenship Day and Constitution Week, 1967 (May 24, 1967)
  447. ^ 238 - Remarks in Montreal Upon Presenting the United States Gift to the People of Canada. (May 25, 1967)
  448. ^ 239 - Press Briefing in Montreal With Prime Minister Pearson of Canada. (May 25, 1967)
  449. ^ 237 - Remarks in Montreal Upon Visiting EXPO '67. (May 25, 1967)
  450. ^ 236 - Special Message to the Congress on Election Reform: The Political Process in America. (May 25, 1967)
  451. ^ 240 - Memorandum on the Need for Action To Prevent Oil Pollution of Coastal-Waters (May 26, 1967)
  452. ^ Executive Order 11355—Amending Executive Order No. 10647 Respecting Certain Appointments Under the Defense Production Act of 1950 (May 26, 1967)
  453. ^ 241 - Remarks at the Christening of the Aircraft Carrier U.S.S. John F. Kennedy. (May 27, 1967)
  454. ^ 242 - Statement by the President Upon Signing Bill Establishing the John Fitzgerald Kennedy National Historic Site. (May 27, 1967)
  455. ^ Proclamation 3787—White Cane Safety Day, 1967 (May 29, 1967)
  456. ^ 243 - Exchange of Memorial Day Messages With Chairman Thieu of the Republic of Vietnam. (May 30, 1967)
  457. ^ Executive Order 11356—Creating an Emergency Board to Investigate Disputes Between the Carriers Represented by the National Railway Labor Conference and Certain of Their Employees (May 30, 1967)
  458. ^ 244 - Message to the Congress Transmitting Annual Report of the Railroad Retirement Board. (May 31, 1967)
  459. ^ 245 - Message to the Congress Transmitting Annual Report on Special International Exhibitions. (May 31, 1967)
  460. ^ 248 - Toasts of the President and Prune Minister Holt of Australia. (June 1, 1967)
  461. ^ 246 - Remarks of Welcome at the White House to Prime Minister Holt of Australia. (June 1, 1967)
  462. ^ 247 - Special Message to the Congress Transmitting Reorganization Plan 3 of 1967: Government of the District of Columbia (June 1, 1967)
  463. ^ 250 - The President's Toast at a Dinner Honoring Prime Minister Wilson of the United Kingdom. (June 2, 1967)
  464. ^ 249 - Remarks of Welcome at the White House to Prime Minister Wilson of the United Kingdom. (June 2, 1967)
  465. ^ 251 - Remarks in New York City at the New York State Democratic Dinner. (June 3, 1967)
  466. ^ 252 - Statement by the President Upon Appointing the President's Committee on Urban Housing. (June 3, 1967)
  467. ^ 253 - Statement by the President on the Need for Legislation To Prevent or Minimize Electric Power Blackouts. (June 6, 1967)
  468. ^ 254 - Statement by the President on the United Nations Security Council's Cease-Fire Vote in the Middle East Situation. (June 6, 1967)
  469. ^ Executive Order 11357—Administration of the National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act Through the National Highway Safety Bureau and its Director (June 6, 1967)
  470. ^ Executive Order 11358—Inspection of Income, Excess-Profits, Estate, and Gift Tax Returns by the Committee on Un-American Activities, House of Representatives (June 6, 1967)
  471. ^ 255 - Statement by the President Upon Establishing the National Security Council Special Committee on the Middle East. (June 7, 1967)
  472. ^ 257 - Letter to Senator Mansfield on the Situation in the Middle East. (June 8, 1967)
  473. ^ 256 - Toasts of the President and of President Banda of the Republic of Malawi. (June 8, 1967)
  474. ^ 259 - Memorandum Establishing the Inter-Agency Committee on Mexican American Affairs (June 9, 1967)
  475. ^ 258 - Remarks at the Swearing In of Vicente T. Ximenes as a Member of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. (June 9, 1967)
  476. ^ Proclamation 3788—Flag Day and National Flag Week, 1967 (June 10, 1967)
  477. ^ 260 - Message to the Congress Transmitting 11th Annual Report of the Surgeon General. (June 12, 1967)
  478. ^ 261 - Remarks to the National Legislative Conference, Building and Construction Trades Department, AFL-CIO. (June 12, 1967)
  479. ^ 265 - Statement by the President on Accident Prevention in the Federal Government. (June 13, 1967)
  480. ^ 266 - Remarks at a Reception for the Presidential Scholars. (June 13, 1967)
  481. ^ 262 - Remarks at the Graduation Ceremony of the Capitol Page School. (June 13, 1967)
  482. ^ 263 - Remarks to the Press Announcing the Nomination of Thurgood Marshall as Associate Justice of the Supreme Court (June 13, 1967)
  483. ^ 267 - Remarks to Delegates to the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association Youth Conference. (June 14, 1967)
  484. ^ 268 - Remarks at the Swearing In of Alexander B. Trowbridge as Secretary of Commerce. (June 14, 1967)
  485. ^ 269 - Remarks to the Press Announcing the Nomination of Warren Christopher as Deputy Attorney General. (June 15, 1967)
  486. ^ Proclamation 3789—National Coal Week (June 15, 1967)
  487. ^ 270 - Remarks at a Democratic Party Dinner in Austin, Texas. (June 16, 1967)
  488. ^ 286 - Remarks in Baltimore to Delegates to the National Convention of the United States Jaycees. (June 27, 1967)
  489. ^ 292 - Statement by the President Upon Signing Bill Extending and Enlarging the Teacher Corps. (June 29, 1967)
  490. ^ 293 - Joint Statement Following Discussions With the King of Thailand. (June 29, 1967)
  491. ^ 291 - Remarks in Philadelphia at the Opportunities Industrialization Center. (June 29, 1967)
  492. ^ Executive Order 11359-A—Adding the Secretary of Transportation to the Membership of the President's Council on Recreation and Natural Beauty (June 29, 1967)
  493. ^ 295 - Statement by the President Upon Receiving the First Annual Report of the Citizens' Advisory Committee on Recreation and Natural Beauty. (June 30, 1967)
  494. ^ 294 - Statement by the President Upon Signing Proclamation Reducing the Level of Dairy Imports. (June 30, 1967)
  495. ^ Proclamation 3790—Proclamation Amending Part 3 of the Appendix to the Tariff Schedules of the United States With Respect to the Importation of Agricultural Commodities. (June 30, 1967)
  496. ^ Executive Order 11360—Amending the Selective Service Regulations (June 30, 1967)
  497. ^ 299 - Statement by the President Upon Signing the Older Americans Act Amendments of 1967. (July 1, 1967)
  498. ^ 298 - Statement by the President on the First Anniversary of Medicare. (July 1, 1967)
  499. ^ 297 - The President's News Conference in St. Louis Following the Democratic Governors Conference (July 1, 1967)
  500. ^ 296 - Remarks to the Conference of Democratic Governors in St. Louis. (July 1, 1967)
  501. ^ 300 - Letter to the President of the Senate and to the Speaker of the House Transmitting a Report on Strip and Surface Mining. (July 3, 1967)
  502. ^ Proclamation 3791—World Law Day, 1967 (July 3, 1967)
  503. ^ 301 - Statement by the President: Independence Day. (July 4, 1967)
  504. ^ 303 - Statement by the President on the Agreement With Mexico for an International Flood Control Project on the Tijuana River. (July 6, 1967)
  505. ^ Executive Order 11361—Suspending a Provision of Section 5751(b) of Title 10, United States Code, Which Relates to Officers of the Marine Corps in the Grade of First Lieutenant (July 6, 1967)
  506. ^ 304 - Statements by the President on Federal Assistance Programs for College Students. (July 8, 1967)
  507. ^ 307 - Statement by the President Urging Congressional Support of the Reorganization Plan for the District of Columbia. (July 11, 1967)
  508. ^ 305 - Message to the Congress Transmitting Annual Report of the Commodity Credit Corporation. (July 11, 1967)
  509. ^ 306 - Toasts of the President and Former Chancellor Erhard of Germany. (July 11, 1967)
  510. ^ Proclamation 3792—Copyright Extension: Germany (July 12, 1967)
  511. ^ Proclamation 3793—Captive Nations Week, 1967 (July 12, 1967)
  512. ^ 309 - The President's News Conference (July 13, 1967)
  513. ^ 308 - Remarks Upon Presenting the Distinguished Service Medal to Adm. David L. McDonald. (July 13, 1967)
  514. ^ Executive Order 11362—Providing for the Use of Transportation Priorities and Allocations During the Current Railroad Strike (July 16, 1967)
  515. ^ 310 - Letter to the Speaker of the House and to the Senate Majority Leader on the Railroad Strike. (July 17, 1967)
  516. ^ 311 - Statement by the President Upon Signing Joint Resolution To Provide for Settlement of the Railroad Strike. (July 17, 1967)
  517. ^ Proclamation 3794—Modifying Proclamation 3279 Adjusting Imports of Petroleum and Petroleum Products (July 17, 1967)
  518. ^ Executive Order 11363—Designating the International Secretariat for Volunteer Service as a Public International Organization Entitled to Enjoy Certain Privileges, Exemptions, and Immunities (July 20, 1967)
  519. ^ 319 - Remarks Following a Tour of Inspection at the National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland. (July 21, 1967)
  520. ^ 320 - Statement by the President on the Death of Carl Sandburg. (July 22, 1967)
  521. ^ 322 - Remarks to the Nation After Authorizing the Use of Federal Troops in Detroit (July 24, 1967)
  522. ^ 321 - Telegram in Reply to Governor Romney's Request for Federal Troop Assistance in Detroit. (July 24, 1967)
  523. ^ Proclamation 3795—Law and Order in the State of Michigan (July 24, 1967)
  524. ^ Executive Order 11364—Providing for the Restoration of Law and Order in the State of Michigan (July 24, 1967)
  525. ^ 323 - Remarks to the Delegates to Boys Nation. (July 26, 1967)
  526. ^ 326 - The President's Address to the Nation on Civil Disorders. (July 27, 1967)
  527. ^ 324 - Remarks at the Department of Defense Cost Reduction Ceremony. (July 27, 1967)
  528. ^ 325 - Telegram to Governor Romney and Mayor Cavanagh in Reply to Their Request for Disaster Relief Assistance in Detroit. (July 27, 1967)
  529. ^ Proclamation 3796—National Day of Prayer and Reconciliation (July 27, 1967)
  530. ^ 327 - Remarks Upon Signing Order Establishing the National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders. (July 29, 1967)
  531. ^ Executive Order 11365—Establishing a National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders (July 29, 1967)
  532. ^ 328 - The President's News Conference (July 31, 1967)
  533. ^ Proclamation 3797—United Nations Day, 1967 (August 1, 1967)
  534. ^ Proclamation 3798—Fire Prevention Week, 1967 (August 2, 1967)
  535. ^ 331 - Remarks to the Press After a Meeting With Cyrus Vance and General Throckmorton on the Situation in Detroit. (August 3, 1967)
  536. ^ 330 - The President's News Conference on the Tax Message (August 3, 1967)
  537. ^ 329 - Special Message to the Congress: The State of the Budget and the Economy (August 3, 1967)
  538. ^ 333 - Remarks at the Swearing In of Clifford L. Alexander as Chairman, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. (August 4, 1967)
  539. ^ 332 - Remarks to the Delegates to Girls Nation. (August 4, 1967)
  540. ^ Executive Order 11366—Assigning Authority to Order Certain Persons in the Ready Reserve to Active Duty (August 4, 1967)
  541. ^ 335 - Remarks at the Swearing In of Warren Christopher as Deputy Attorney General of the United States. (August 5, 1967)
  542. ^ 337 - Letter to the Speaker of the House Urging Support of the Reorganization Plan for the District of Columbia. (August 8, 1967)
  543. ^ 336 - Message to the Congress Transmitting Annual Report of the Atlantic-Pacific Interoceanic Canal Study Commission. (August 8, 1967)
  544. ^ 339 - Statement by the President Following Action in the House of Representatives on the Reorganization Plan for the District of Columbia. (August 9, 1967)
  545. ^ 338 - Letter to Senate and House Committee Chairmen Recommending Measures To Expand the Guaranteed Loan Program for College Students (August 9, 1967)
  546. ^ 340 - Remarks to the Press Following a Meeting With the U.S. Representative to the Eighteen-Nation Disarmament Committee in Geneva (August 11, 1967)
  547. ^ 341 - Statement by the President on the New Government of the District of Columbia. (August 11, 1967)
  548. ^ 342 - Statement by the President Upon Announcing the Appointment of the Members of the Consumer Advisory Council. (August 11, 1967)
  549. ^ 343 - Veto of a Bill To Increase Life Insurance Coverage for Government Employees, Officials, and Members of Congress. (August 12, 1967)
  550. ^ Proclamation 3799—American Education Week, 1967 (August 12, 1967)
  551. ^ 346 - Special Message to the Congress on Communications Policy. (August 14, 1967)
  552. ^ 344 - Message to the Congress Transmitting Annual Report on the International Educational and Cultural Exchange Program. (August 14, 1967)
  553. ^ 345 - Statement by the President Upon Directing Expanded Efforts To Assist Returning Veterans To Find Suitable Employment. (August 14, 1967)
  554. ^ 347 - Remarks of Welcome at the White House to Chancellor Kiesinger of Germany. (August 15, 1967)
  555. ^ 348 - Remarks of the President and Chancellor Kiesinger Reporting to the Press on Their Meeting. (August 15, 1967)
  556. ^ 349 - Toasts of the President and Chancellor Kiesinger of Germany. (August 15, 1967)
  557. ^ 353 - Letter to the Senate Majority Leader Urging Enactment and Funding of Programs for the Cities. (August 16, 1967)
  558. ^ 354 - Statement by the President: Labor Day. (August 16, 1967)
  559. ^ 351 - Joint Statement Following Discussions With Chancellor Kiesinger of Germany. (August 16, 1967)
  560. ^ 352 - Remarks Upon Presenting the Vietnam Civilian Service Awards (August 16, 1967)
  561. ^ 350 - Letter to the President of the Senate and to the Speaker of the House Recommending Legislation To Provide for an Elected School Board in the District of Columbia (August 16, 1967)
  562. ^ 357 - Remarks at a Ceremony in Observance of the Sixth Anniversary of the Alliance for Progress. (August 17, 1967)
  563. ^ 355 - Memorandum to Secretary Weaver on the Need for a Pilot Program To Stimulate Private Enterprise in Low-Income Housing (August 17, 1967)
  564. ^ 356 - Toasts of the President and President Houphouet-Boigny of the Ivory Coast. (August 17, 1967)
  565. ^ 358 - The President's News Conference (August 18, 1967)
  566. ^ Proclamation 3800—Thirtieth Anniversary of the Bonneville Project Act (August 18, 1967)
  567. ^ Executive Order 11367—Placing an Additional Position in Level IV of the Federal Executive Salary Schedule (August 18, 1967)
  568. ^ 359 - Statement by the President Upon Signing Bill Extending the Urban Studies Fellowship Program. (August 19, 1967)
  569. ^ 360 - Letter to the President of the Senate and to the Speaker of the House on the Status of the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands (August 21, 1967)
  570. ^ 361 - Remarks Upon Presenting the Medal of Honor to Gunnery Sgt. Jimmie E. Howard, USMC. (August 21, 1967)
  571. ^ 362 - Statement by the President Upon Signing Appropriations Bill for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. (August 21, 1967)
  572. ^ 363 - Remarks of Welcome at the White House to the Shah of Iran. (August 22, 1967)
  573. ^ 364 - Toasts of the President and His Imperial Majesty Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, Shah of Iran. (August 22, 1967)
  574. ^ 366 - Joint Statement Following Discussions With the Shah of Iran. (August 23, 1967)
  575. ^ 365 - Remarks to Participants in the 12th Annual Program of the Council of International Programs for Youth Leaders and Social Workers. (August 23, 1967)
  576. ^ 367 - Statement by the President on the Eighteen-Nation Disarmament Committee's Draft Treaty on Nuclear Nonproliferation. (August 24, 1967)
  577. ^ 368 - Message on the Death of Henry J. Kaiser. (August 25, 1967)
  578. ^ Proclamation 3801—"Stay in School" (August 25, 1967)
  579. ^ 370 - Statement by the President Following Senate Committee Action on the Model Cities and Rent Supplement Programs. (August 28, 1967)
  580. ^ 371 - Remarks at a News Briefing Following the Announcement of the Creation of a New International Monetary Reserve Asset (August 28, 1967)
  581. ^ 369 - Letter to the President of the Senate and to the Speaker of the House Transmitting Final Report on Earthquake Recovery Assistance to Alaska (August 28, 1967)
  582. ^ Proclamation 3802—National Employ the Physically Handicapped Week, 1967 (August 28, 1967)
  583. ^ Executive Order 11368—Modifying Rates of Interest Equalization Tax and Amending Executive Order No. 11211 (August 28, 1967)
  584. ^ Executive Order 11369—Placing Additional Positions in Level V of the Federal Executive Salary Schedule (August 29, 1967)
  585. ^ 372 - Statement by the President Upon Directing the Development of a New Community on the Site of the National Training School in Washington. (August 30, 1967)
  586. ^ 373 - Remarks at a Meeting With the President' s Committee on Mental Retardation To Receive the Committee's First Report. (August 30, 1967)
  587. ^ Proclamation 3803—National School Lunch Week, 1967 (August 30, 1967)
  588. ^ Executive Order 11370—Inspection of Income, Estate, and Gift Tax Returns by the Committee on Public Works, House of Representative (August 30, 1967)
  589. ^ 374 - Remarks Upon Signing the Veterans' Pension and Readjustment Assistance Act of 1967. (August 31, 1967)
  590. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (September 8, 1967). "379 - Memorandum on Employee-Management Cooperation in the Federal Government". American Presidency Project.
  591. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (September 13, 1967). "380 - Excerpts From Remarks at a Meeting With Insurance Executives To Discuss Their Plans for Participation in Urban Programs". American Presidency Project.
  592. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (September 14, 1967). "381 - The President's Toast at a Luncheon Honoring the Japanese Cabinet Ministers Attending the Meeting of the Joint U.S.-Japan Committee on Trade and Economic Affairs". American Presidency Project.
  593. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (September 15, 1967). "382 - Remarks in Kansas City, Missouri, at the Meeting of the International Association of Chiefs of Police". American Presidency Project.
  594. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (September 15, 1967). "386 - The President's Remarks at a News Briefing by Members of the Special Railroad Board on Their Final Recommendations". American Presidency Project.
  595. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (September 15, 1967). "385 - Letter to the President of the Senate and to the Speaker of the House of Representatives Urging Enactment of Gun Control Legislation". American Presidency Project.
  596. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (September 15, 1967). "384 - Remarks Upon Presenting the Presidential Unit Citation to the 1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile) and Attached Units". American Presidency Project.
  597. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (September 18, 1967). "388 - Remarks at "Employer of the Year" Ceremony Honoring Outstanding Employers of the Handicapped". American Presidency Project.
  598. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (September 18, 1967). "388 - Remarks at "Employer of the Year" Ceremony Honoring Outstanding Employers of the Handicapped". American Presidency Project.
  599. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (September 18, 1967). "389 - Remarks of Welcome at the White House to President Saragat of Italy". American Presidency Project.
  600. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (September 19, 1967). "Executive Order 11372—Designating the Lake Ontario Claims Tribunal as a Public International Organization Entitled to Enjoy Certain Privileges, Exemptions, and Immunities". American Presidency Project.
  601. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (September 19, 1967). "390 - Joint Statement Following Discussions With the President of Italy". American Presidency Project.
  602. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (September 19, 1967). "391 - Toasts of the President and President Saragat of Italy". American Presidency Project.
  603. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (September 20, 1967). "392 - Letter to the Secretary of Transportation on the Need for Expanding and Improving the Air Traffic Control System". American Presidency Project.
  604. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (September 20, 1967). "Executive Order 11373—Providing for Certain Transfers From the National Capital Transportation Agency to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority". American Presidency Project.
  605. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (September 22, 1967). "396 - Statement by the President Upon Announcing Appointments to the National Advisory Council Authorized by the Education Professions Development Act of 1967". American Presidency Project.
  606. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (September 22, 1967). "397 - Remarks to Representatives of National Fraternal Organizations". American Presidency Project.
  607. ^ Johnson, Lyndon B. (September 22, 1967). "395 - Remarks at a Luncheon Honoring the Foreign Ministers Attending a Meeting of the Organization of American States". American Presidency Project.
  608. ^ 394 - Remarks Upon Signing Bill Authorizing U.S. Contribution to the Inter-American Development Bank. (September 22, 1967)
  609. ^ 393 - Remarks to Representatives of National Voluntary Organizations Concerned With Consumer Interests. (September 22, 1967)
  610. ^ Proclamation 3804—National Highway Week (September 23, 1967)
  611. ^ 398 - Message to the Congress Transmitting Annual Report of the Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation. (September 25, 1967)
  612. ^ Proclamation 3805—Veterans Day, 1967 (September 25, 1967)
  613. ^ Proclamation 3806—Child Health Day, 1967 (September 25, 1967)
  614. ^ 402 - Remarks Recorded in Connection With the 1968 United Community Campaigns of America. (September 26, 1967)
  615. ^ 401 - Special Message to the Congress Proposing a U.S. Contribution to the "Special Funds" of the Asian Development Bank (September 26, 1967)
  616. ^ 400 - Remarks of Welcome at the White House to President Diori of the Republic of Niger. (September 26, 1967)
  617. ^ 403 - Toasts of the President and President Diori of the Republic of Niger. (September 26, 1967)
  618. ^ 399 - Letter to the Chairman, Senate Committee on the District of Columbia, on the Need for an Elected School Board in Washington. (September 26, 1967)
  619. ^ Proclamation 3807—General Pulaski's Memorial Day, 1967 (September 26, 1967)
  620. ^ 404 - Remarks to the Press by the President and Foreign Secretary George Brown of the United Kingdom Following Their Meeting. (September 27, 1967)
  621. ^ 405 - Remarks Upon Signing Bill To Extend the Food Stamp Act of 1964. (September 27, 1967)
  622. ^ Proclamation 3808—Leif Erikson Day, 1967 (September 27, 1967)
  623. ^ 406 - Remarks at the Swearing In of Walter E. Washington and Thomas W. Fletcher as Commissioner of the District of Columbia and Assistant to the Commissioner (September 28, 1967)
  624. ^ 407 - Remarks Upon Presenting the Medal of Honor to Sgt. David C. Dolby, USA. (September 28, 1967)
  625. ^ 408 - The President's News Conference at Harlingen, Texas, Following an Inspection of Hurricane Damage (September 28, 1967)
  626. ^ Proclamation 3809—National Farm-City Week, 1967 (September 28, 1967)
  627. ^ 409 - Address on Vietnam Before the National Legislative Conference, San Antonio, Texas. (September 29, 1967)
  628. ^ 410 - Statement by the President Upon Signing the Department of Defense Appropriation Act, 1968. (September 30, 1967)
  629. ^ 411 - The President's News Conference at the LBJ Ranch (September 30, 1967)
  630. ^ 412 - Memorandum on Inaugurating a Test Program To Reduce Hard-Core Unemployment (October 2, 1967)
  631. ^ Proclamation 3810—National Forest Products Week, 1967 (October 2, 1967)
  632. ^ 413 - Remarks Upon Signing the Vocational Rehabilitation Act Amendments of 1967. (October 3, 1967)
  633. ^ Proclamation 3811—Fiftieth Anniversary of the Langley Research Center (October 3, 1967)
  634. ^ 414 - Statement by the President on Asking for a Report on the Economic Condition of the Textile and Apparel Industries. (October 4, 1967)
  635. ^ 415 - Remarks at a National Conference of Cooperative Organizations. (October 4, 1967)
  636. ^ 416 - Statement by the President Following the Return of a Mission To Survey the Scientific and Technological Assets and Needs of the Republic of China. (October 5, 1967)
  637. ^ 417 - The President's News Conference (October 5, 1967)
  638. ^ 420 - Remarks to Officials of the Federal Home Loan Bank System in Connection With the Observance of the System's 35th Anniversary (October 6, 1967)
  639. ^ 419 - Statement by the President Upon Appointing a National Advisory Commission on Health Facilities. (October 6, 1967)
  640. ^ 418 - Letter to the President of the Senate and to the Speaker of the House Proposing Additions to the National Wilderness Preservation System. (October 6, 1967)
  641. ^ Proclamation 3812—National Day of Prayer, 1967 (October 6, 1967)
  642. ^ 421 - Remarks at a "Salute to the President" Democratic Party Dinner in Washington. (October 7, 1967)
  643. ^ 422 - Statement by the President on the Death of Clement Attlee (October 8, 1967)
  644. ^ 423 - Remarks to Delegates to the International Conference on the World Crisis in Education, Williamsburg, Virginia. (October 8, 1967)
  645. ^ Proclamation 3813—Columbus Day, 1967 (October 9, 1967)
  646. ^ 426 - Toasts of the President and General Ankrah, Chairman, National Liberation Council of the Republic of Ghana. (October 10, 1967)
  647. ^ 425 - Remarks at Ceremony Marking the Entry Into Force of the Outer Space Treaty. (October 10, 1967)
  648. ^ 427 - Statement by the President Upon Signing the Small Business Act Amendments of 1967. (October 11, 1967)
  649. ^ Executive Order 11374—Abolishing the Missile Sites Labor Commission and Providing for the Performance of its Functions (October 11, 1967)
  650. ^ Proclamation 3814—Human Rights Week and Human Rights Year (October 11, 1967)
  651. ^ Proclamation 3815—Extension of Increased Duty on Imports of Carpets and Rugs (October 11, 1967)
  652. ^ Proclamation 3816—Extension of Remaining Increased Duties on Imports of Sheet Glass (October 11, 1967)
  653. ^ 430 - Remarks at a Meeting With the President's Committee on Consumer Interests. (October 12, 1967)
  654. ^ 428 - Statement by the President on Taking "Escape Clause" Tariff Actions on Typewriter Ribbon Cloth, Stainless Steel Flatware, Sheet Glass, and Certain Carpets. (October 12, 1967)
  655. ^ 429 - The President's Telegrams to the Participating Teams on the Final Day of the 1967 World Series. (October 12, 1967)
  656. ^ 431 - Remarks Upon Presenting the Harmon International Aviation Trophies. (October 13, 1967)
  657. ^ Executive Order 11375—Amending Executive Order No. 11246, Relating to Equal Employment Opportunity. (October 13, 1967)
  658. ^ 432 - Statement by the President Upon Announcing Plans To Employ Medically Trained Veterans in Civilian Health Occupations. (October 16, 1967)
  659. ^ 434 - The President's Toast at a Dinner Honoring Prime Minister Lee. (October 17, 1967)
  660. ^ 433 - Remarks of Welcome at the White House to Prime Minister Lee of Singapore. (October 17, 1967)
  661. ^ Executive Order 11376—Amending Executive Order No. 11022, Relating to the President's Council on Aging (October 17, 1967)
  662. ^ 440 - Statement by the President Upon Signing the Military Construction Authorization Act, 1968. (October 21, 1967)
  663. ^ 441 - Memorandum Following the Peace Demonstrations at the Lincoln Memorial and the Pentagon (October 23, 1967)
  664. ^ 442 - Remarks Before the International Federation of Commercial, Clerical, and Technical Employees. (October 23, 1967)
  665. ^ 443 - Remarks at the Swearing In of Erwin N. Griswold as Solicitor General of the United States. (October 23, 1967)
  666. ^ Executive Order 11377—Providing for Tariff Commission Reports Regarding the Estimated Consumption of Certain Brooms (October 23, 1967)
  667. ^ 444 - Toasts of the President and President Ahidjo of Cameroon. (October 24, 1967)
  668. ^ 445 - Message to the Congress Transmitting 11th Annual Report on the Trade Agreements Program, 1966. (October 25, 1967)
  669. ^ 446 - Remarks Upon Presenting the Medal of Honor to Maj. Howard V. Lee, USMC. (October 25, 1967)
  670. ^ 447 - Remarks of Welcome at the White House to President Diaz Ordaz of Mexico. (October 26, 1967)
  671. ^ 448 - Remarks at a Ceremony for the Awarding of Honorary Degrees to President Johnson and President Diaz Ordaz of Mexico (October 26, 1967)
  672. ^ 449 - Toasts of the President and President Diaz Ordaz. (October 26, 1967)
  673. ^ 450 - Remarks at the Dedication of the Theodore Roosevelt Memorial in Washington. (October 27, 1967)
  674. ^ Proclamation 3817—National UNICEF Day (October 27, 1967)
  675. ^ 453 - Remarks at the Chamizal Ceremony, Juarez, Mexico. (October 28, 1967)
  676. ^ 452 - Remarks to the Delegates to the Mexican-American Conference, El Paso, Texas. (October 28, 1967)
  677. ^ 455 - Message to the American Bar Association's Special Committee on Crime Prevention and Control. (October 30, 1967)
  678. ^ Executive Order 11378—Exemption of Daniel J. Quill From Compulsory Retirement for Age (October 31, 1967)
  679. ^ 462 - Joint Statement Following Discussions With King Mahendra of Nepal. (November 1, 1967)
  680. ^ 61 - Toasts of the President and King Mahendra of Nepal. (November 1, 1967)
  681. ^ 459 - Remarks of Welcome at the White House to King Mahendra of Nepal. (November 1, 1967)
  682. ^ 460 - The President's News Conference (November 1, 1967)
  683. ^ 465 - Remarks to the Delegates to the 1967 Consumer Assembly. (November 2, 1967)
  684. ^ 463 - Statement by the President on the Report "Social and Economic Conditions of Negroes in the United States." (November 2, 1967)
  685. ^ 464 - Message Greeting Members of the Foreign Service on Foreign Service Day. (November 2, 1967)
  686. ^ 467 - Statement by the President Upon Signing the Independent Offices and Department of Housing and Urban Development Appropriation Act, 1968. (November 3, 1967)
  687. ^ 466 - Remarks at the Swearing In of the Members of the New District of Columbia Council. (November 3, 1967)
  688. ^ 470 - Statement by the President Concerning a Gift Permitting Construction of an Addition to the National Gallery of Art. (November 6, 1967)
  689. ^ 469 - Message to the Congress Transmitting Annual Report on U.S. Food Aid Programs. (November 6, 1967)
  690. ^ Proclamation 3818—Termination of Further Staging of Certain Concessions in Interim Trade Agreements With Canada, the United Kingdom, and Japan (November 6, 1967)
  691. ^ 471 - Statement by the President on the Death of John Nance Garner. (November 7, 1967)
  692. ^ 472 - Message to President Podgorny on the Occasion of the 50th Anniversary of the Establishment of the Soviet Government. (November 7, 1967)
  693. ^ 473 - Statement by the President on the Development of a Multinational Program for Science and Technology in Latin America. (November 7, 1967)
  694. ^ 474 - Remarks Upon Signing the Public Broadcasting Act of 1967. (November 7, 1967)
  695. ^ 476 - Statement by the President on the New International Grains Arrangement. (November 8, 1967)
  696. ^ 477 - Message to the Congress Transmitting the Surgeon General's First Report on Regional Medical Programs. (November 8, 1967)
  697. ^ 478 - Statement by the President Upon Signing Order Enlarging the Federal Council for Science and Technology. (November 8, 1967)
  698. ^ 492 - The President's Remarks to Reporters Following His Meeting With Prime Minister Sato (November 15, 1967)
  699. ^ 488 - Message to the Congress Transmitting Report on United States Participation in the United Nations, 1966. (November 15, 1967)
  700. ^ 489 - Statement by the President Upon Signing the Foreign Assistance Act of 1967. (November 15, 1967)
  701. ^ 494 - Remarks Upon Presenting the Medal of Honor to Staff Sgt. Charles B. Morris, USA. (November 16, 1967)
  702. ^ 495 - The President's News Conference (November 17, 1967)
  703. ^ 497 - Statement by the President on the Devaluation of the British Pound. (November 18, 1967)
  704. ^ 496 - Remarks Delivered by Telephone to the Centennial Convention of the National Grange. (November 18, 1967)
  705. ^ 500 - Remarks to the Press on Making Public the Report of the National Advisory Commission on Health Manpower. (November 20, 1967)
  706. ^ 498 - Remarks at a Ceremony Marking the Birth of the 200 Millionth American. (November 20, 1967)
  707. ^ 499 - Remarks Upon Signing Bill Establishing the National Commission on Product Safety. (November 20, 1967)
  708. ^ 502 - Remarks at a Dinner Honoring Senator Everett McKinley Dirksen. (November 20, 1967)
  709. ^ 503 - Remarks Upon Signing the Air Quality Act of 1967. (November 21, 1967)
  710. ^ 504 - Memorandum Urging Continued Improvement of Programs in Aid of Small Business (November 22, 1967)
  711. ^ 505 - Statement by the President Following Senate Approval of the Bill To Increase Social Security Benefits. (November 22, 1967)
  712. ^ 506 - Statement by the President Upon Signing Bills Authorizing Sale of Surplus Bismuth, Molybdenum, and Rare Earths. (November 24, 1967)
  713. ^ 507 - Statement by the President Upon Signing the Library Services and Construction Act Amendments. (November 24, 1967)
  714. ^ 508 - Special Message to the Congress Transmitting Multilateral Trade Agreement Concluding the Kennedy Round of Trade Negotiations (November 27, 1967)
  715. ^ Executive Order 11382—Amendment of Executive Orders Relating to Functions of the Department of Transportation (November 28, 1967)
  716. ^ 510 - Statement by the President Commending NEED for Its Work in Aiding Victims of the 6-Day War in the Middle East. (November 29, 1967)
  717. ^ 511 - Statement by the President on the Nomination of Secretary McNamara as President of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development. (November 29, 1967)
  718. ^ 509 - Statement by the President on the Completion of the Agency for International Development Program in Iran. (November 29, 1967)
  719. ^ 512 - Remarks at the Swearing In of Howard J. Samuels as Under Secretary of Commerce. (November 30, 1967)
  720. ^ Executive Order 11383—Inspection of Income, Excess-Profits, Estate, and Gift Tax Returns by the Senate Select Committee on Standards and Conduct (November 30, 1967)
  721. ^ 513 - Statement by the President on the Death of Dr. Alan T. Waterman. (December 1, 1967)
  722. ^ Executive Order 11384—Placing an Additional Position in Level V of the Federal Executive Salary Schedule (December 1, 1967)
  723. ^ 16 - Statement by the President on the Death of Francis Cardinal Spellman, Archbishop of New York. (December 2, 1967)
  724. ^ 515 - Remarks Transmitted by Close&Circuit Television to Ceremonies Marking the 25th Anniversary of the First Nuclear Reactor (December 2, 1967)
  725. ^ 514 - Remarks Delivered by Telephone to the Regional Democratic Conference in Charleston, West Virginia. (December 2, 1967)
  726. ^ 518 - The President's News Conference (December 4, 1967)
  727. ^ 519 - Remarks to the Foreign Policy Conference for Business Executives. (December 4, 1967)
  728. ^ 517 - Remarks Upon Signing the Mental Retardation Amendments of 1967. (December 4, 1967)
  729. ^ 522 - Statement by the President on the Meat Inspection Bill. (December 5, 1967)
  730. ^ 521 - Statement by the President on the Preservation of Peace in Cyprus. (December 5, 1967)
  731. ^ 520 - Remarks Upon Signing the Partnership for Health Amendments of 1967. (December 5, 1967)
  732. ^ 523 - Statement by the President on the Death of President Oscar Gestido of Uruguay. (December 6, 1967)
  733. ^ 524 - Remarks at a Meeting of the Business Council. (December 6, 1967)
  734. ^ Proclamation 3821—Wright Brothers Day, 1967 (December 6, 1967)
  735. ^ 525 - Remarks Recorded for a Television Program on the Report of the National Advisory Commission on Food and Fiber. (December 7, 1967)
  736. ^ 526 - The President's Remarks at a News Briefing by Ambassador Eugenie Anderson on Civil Programs in Vietnam. (December 8, 1967)
  737. ^ 527 - Statement by the President Upon Signing Bill Establishing the Judge Advocate General's Corps, USN. (December 8, 1967)
  738. ^ 528 - Veto of Bill Granting Masters of Vessels a Lien on Those Vessels for Their Wages and Certain Disbursements (December 8, 1967)
  739. ^ 529 - Television Interview With the President and Mrs. Johnson Recorded in Connection With the Wedding of Their Daughter Lynda Bird. (December 9, 1967)
  740. ^ 530 - Statement by the President Urging Passage of the Safe Streets and Crime Control Act. (December 11, 1967)
  741. ^ 535 - Statement by the President Upon Signing Bill Naming a Federal Office Building in Detroit in Memory of Senator Patrick V. McNamara. (December 12, 1967)
  742. ^ 533 - Remarks Following an Inspection of NASA's Michoud Assembly Facility Near New Orleans. (December 12, 1967)
  743. ^ 534 - Remarks to Delegates to the National Convention, AFL-CIO. (December 12, 1967)
  744. ^ 532 - Remarks at the Dedication of Central Texas College, Killeen, Texas. (December 12, 1967)
  745. ^ 531 - Statement by the President on the Use of Surplus Federal Lands for Model Communities in Atlanta and San Antonio. (December 12, 1967)
  746. ^ 536 - Remarks by the President at a Press Briefing by Col. Daniel James, Jr., USAF, Following His Report on Vietnam. (December 13, 1967)
  747. ^ 537 - Remarks Upon Signing Bill Amending the Federal Credit Union Act. (December 13, 1967)
  748. ^ 540 - Remarks at the Smithsonian Institution at a Ceremony Marking the 200th Anniversary of the Encyclopaedia Britannica. (December 14, 1992)
  749. ^ 539 - Remarks Upon Signing Bill Amending the Flammable Fabrics Act. (December 14, 1967)
  750. ^ 538 - Remarks at the Presentation of the Papers of President Andrew Johnson. (December 14, 1967)
  751. ^ 541 - Remarks Upon Signing Bill Amending the Meat Inspection Act. (December 15, 1967)
  752. ^ 542 - Statement by the President Upon Authorizing Federal Assistance to the New Haven Railroad. (December 15, 1967)
  753. ^ 543 - Statement by the President on the Forthcoming Retirement of Prime Minister Lester Pearson of Canada. (December 15, 1967)
  754. ^ 544 - Remarks at the Lighting of the Nation's Christmas Tree. (December 15, 1967)
  755. ^ 547 - Statement by the President After Signing Bill for the Acquisition of Lands for Migratory Waterfowl Refuges. (December 16, 1967)
  756. ^ 548 - Statement by the President After Signing the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967. (December 17, 1967)
  757. ^ 549 - The President's Christmas Message to the Men and Women of the Armed Forces. (December 16, 1967)
  758. ^ 546 - Remarks Upon Signing Bills Increasing the Pay of Federal Civilian Employees and of Members of the Uniformed Services. (December 16, 1967)
  759. ^ 545 - Remarks Upon Signing the Kennedy Round Trade Negotiations Proclamation. (December 16, 1967)
  760. ^ Executive Order 11385—Placing an Additional Position in Level IV of the Federal Executive Salary Schedule (December 16, 1967)
  761. ^ Proclamation 3822—To Carry Out Geneva (1967) Protocol to the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade and Other Agreements (December 16, 1967)
  762. ^ 550 - Statement by the President on the Death of Prime Minister Harold Holt of Australia. (December 18, 1967)
  763. ^ 551 - Interview for the Australian Broadcasting Company Following the Death of Prime Minister Holt. (December 18, 1967)
  764. ^ 552 - Telegram on the Occasion of the Silver Bridge Tragedy, West Virginia-Ohio. (December 18, 1967)
  765. ^ 557 - Statement by the President on the United Nations Agreement for the Rescue and Return of Astronauts and Space Objects. (December 19, 1967)
  766. ^ 556 - Statement by the President After Signing Joint Resolution Providing for Continuing Appropriations, Fiscal Year 1968. (December 19, 1967)
  767. ^ 555 - The President's Remarks Upon Arrival in Honolulu at the Beginning of His Round-the-World Trip. (December 19, 1967)
  768. ^ 553 - Statement by the President Upon Signing Bill Establishing the National Park Foundation. (December 19, 1967)
  769. ^ http://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/ws/index.php?pid=28621 (December 19, 1967)
  770. ^ Memorandum of Disapproval of H.R. 1670 a Bill for the Relief of Dr. George H. Edler (December 19, 1967)
  771. ^ 560 - Statement by the President Upon Signing Bill To Establish the Federal Judicial Center. (December 20, 1967)
  772. ^ 559 - Remarks at the Airport in Pago Pago, American Samoa. (December 20, 1967)
  773. ^ 558 - Statement by the President Upon Establishing a Task Force To Conduct a National Survey of Bridge Safety. (December 20, 1967)
  774. ^ 564 - Joint Statement Following Discussions in Canberra With President Thieu of Vietnam. (December 21, 1967)
  775. ^ 563 - Joint Statement Following Discussions in Canberra With President Pak of Korea. (December 21, 1967)
  776. ^ 561 - Remarks Upon Arrival in Canberra, Australia, To Attend Memorial Services for Prime Minister Holt (December 21, 1967)
  777. ^ 562 - Joint Statement Following Discussions in Canberra With Prime Minister McEwen of Australia. (December 21, 1967)
  778. ^ 571 - Statement by the President Following His Meeting at the Vatican With Pope Paul VI. (December 23, 1967)
  779. ^ 568 - Statement by the President Upon Signing Bill Increasing Benefits for Federal Employees in Hazardous Duty Posts. (December 23, 1967)
  780. ^ 569 - Joint Statement Following Discussions in Karachi With President Ayub of Pakistan. (December 23, 1967)
  781. ^ 566 - Remarks to Senior Unit Commanders, Cam Ranh Bay, Vietnam. (December 23, 1967)
  782. ^ 567 - Remarks to Service Personnel and Award of Distinguished Service Medal and Medal of Freedom to Military and Civilian Leaders, Cam Ranh Bay, Vietnam (December 23, 1967)
  783. ^ 565 - Remarks to a Group of American Combat Pilots at the Royal Thai Air Force Base, Khorat, Thailand. (December 23, 1967)
  784. ^ 573 - The President's Christmas Message to the Nation Upon Returning From His Round-the-World Trip. (December 24, 1967)
  785. ^ 574 - Statement by the President Upon Signing Bill Providing for District of Columbia Participation in the Medicaid Program.(December 27, 1967)
  786. ^ 575 - Statement by the President Upon Signing the District of Columbia Crime Bill. (December 27, 1967)
  787. ^ Dombrowski, Louis (January 1, 1968). "President Cities Need to Cut Deficits". Chicago Tribune.
  788. ^ "LBJ Won't Predict Viet Peace This Year". Chicago Tribune. January 1, 1968.
  789. ^ "Johnson Picks 18 to Survey Pornography". January 2, 1968.
  790. ^ President Signs Social Security, Education Bills (January 3, 1968)
  791. ^ "U.S. Planes Resume Bombing of Hanoi". Lodi News-Sentinel. January 4, 1968.
  792. ^ "U.S. Bombs Fall Close To China". Lodi News-Sentinel. January 5, 1968.
  793. ^ "Hubert Backs Africa's Hope Of Self-Rule". Chicago Tribune. January 5, 1968.
  794. ^ "Security Was Major Concern During Johnson's Global Tour". Chicago Tribune. January 6, 1968.
  795. ^ Dombrowski, Louis (January 7, 1968). "Johnson and Head of Israel Begin Talk at Texas Ranch". Chicago Tribune.
  796. ^ "2 Senators Urge U.S.: Curtail Bombing to Test Hanoi Intent". Chicago Tribune. January 7, 1968.
  797. ^ "Willing To Be LBJ Stand-In, O'Brien Says". Chicago Tribune. January 11, 1968.
  798. ^ Dombrowski, Louis (January 13, 1968). "LBJ Names Envoy Duke to Protocol Job". Chicago Tribune.
  799. ^ Young, Robert (January 15, 1968). "LBJ Consults With Fowler About Surtax". Chicago Tribune.
  800. ^ "Landon Hits LBJ on Vietnam". Chicago Tribune. January 15, 1968.
  801. ^ "Any Republican Can Defeat LBJ: Reagan". Chicago Tribune. January 16, 1968.
  802. ^ "Eartha's Shouts Stun Lady Bird Into Tears". Chicago Tribune. January 18, 1968.
  803. ^ 18 - The President's News Conference (January 19, 1968)
  804. ^ 17 - Remarks to Members of the Democratic National Committee's Advisory Committee on Youth Activities. (January 19, 1968)
  805. ^ Yuenger, James (January 20, 1968). "LBJ Discloses Medical Unit For Aged Poor". Chicago Tribune.
  806. ^ "17 Protestors Back Eartha In LBJ's Church". January 21, 1968.
  807. ^ 23 - Message to the Congress Transmitting Third Annual Report on the International Coffee Agreement. (January 22, 1968)
  808. ^ Johnson Bids A $2.1 Billion Jobless Plan (January 24, 1968)
  809. ^ 26 - Special Message to the Congress on Civil Rights. (January 24, 1968)
  810. ^ "372 Aircraft Mobilized by LBJ's Order". January 25, 1968.
  811. ^ "Johnson Is Hailed at Dinner". Chicago Tribune. January 25, 1968.
  812. ^ 31 - Remarks at the Swearing In of Jerre S. Williams as Chairman, Administrative Conference of the United States. (January 25, 1968)
  813. ^ "LBJ: 'Our Forces Ready'". Chicago Tribune. January 26, 1968.
  814. ^ 33 - Remarks to Student Delegates Attending the 1968 Senate Youth Program. (January 26, 1968)
  815. ^ 34 - Remarks Upon Presenting the Distinguished Service Medal to Gen. Wallace M. Greene, Jr., USMC. (January 26, 1968)
  816. ^ "LBJ Asks 25.8 Billion to Fight War in Viet". Chicago Tribune. January 29, 1968.
  817. ^ 38 - Remarks at the Swearing In of Charles Zwick as Director, Bureau of the Budget. (January 29, 1968)
  818. ^ "Urges Better Guarantee on GI Home Loans". Chicago Tribune. January 30, 1968.
  819. ^ "Excerpts from President Johnson's Economic Message to Congress". Chicago Tribune. February 1, 1968.
  820. ^ "LBJ, Meany Launch Political Road Show". Chicago Tribune. February 2, 1968.
  821. ^ Nomination OK'd (February 3, 1968)
  822. ^ "Nixon Hits Campaign Trail for New Hampshire Primary". Chicago Tribune. February 3, 1968.
  823. ^ N. Korea, U.S. Hold Third Meet (February 3, 1968)
  824. ^ "LBJ Gets Khe Sanh Backing on Dotted Line". Chicago Tribune. February 4, 1968.
  825. ^ 58 - Remarks Upon Announcing Plans for the Rebuilding of the Silver Bridge, West Virginia-Ohio. (February 7, 1968)
  826. ^ "Wilson Warns LBJ on Viet Escalation". Chicago Tribune. February 8, 1968.
  827. ^ "Lyndon to Send Ike's Brother to Conference". Chicago Tribune. February 9, 1968.
  828. ^ "LBJ AID RAPS McCARTHY ON A-Weapons". Chicago Tribune. February 9, 1968.
  829. ^ "Keep Up Pressure on Reds: Nixon". Chicago Tribune. February 9, 1968.
  830. ^ 68 - Statement by the President Upon Signing Proclamation Marking the Anniversary of the League of United Latin American Citizens. (February 10, 1968)
  831. ^ 70 - Remarks at a Ceremony Commemorating the 159th Birthday of Abraham Lincoln. (February 12, 1968)
  832. ^ 72 - Remarks Upon Signing the Savings and Loan Holding Company Amendments of 1967. (February 14, 1968)
  833. ^ 78 - Remarks to the Washington Chapter of the National Conference of Christians and Jews. (February 15, 1968)
  834. ^ 81 - Remarks at El Toro Marine Corps Air Station, California (February 17, 1968)
  835. ^ 83 - Statement by the President Upon Receiving Report of the Industry-Government Special Task Force on Travel. (February 19, 1968)
  836. ^ 84 - Message to the Congress Transmitting Annual Report of the Civil Service Commission. (February 20, 1968)
  837. ^ 87 - Special Message to the Congress on Urban Problems: "The Crisis of the Cities." (February 22, 1968)
  838. ^ 91 - Statement by the President Summarizing Actions on the Recommendations of the Inter-Agency Committee on Mexican American Affairs. (February 23, 1968)
  839. ^ 92 - Statement by the President Following a Meeting With Officers of the National Alliance of Businessmen. (February 24, 1968)
  840. ^ 93 - Special Message to the Congress Transmitting Reorganization Plan 2 of 1968, Urban Mass Transportation (February 26, 1968)
  841. ^ 96 - Remarks at the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association Convention in Dallas. (February 27, 1968)
  842. ^ 97 - Remarks at the Birthday Dinner in Austin for Governor John Connally of Texas. (February 27, 1968)
  843. ^ Farrar, Fred (February 28, 1968). "Lyndon Stuck with McNamara for 12 Minutes-in Elevator". Chicago Tribune.
  844. ^ 101 - Remarks at a Farewell Ceremony at the Pentagon Honoring Secretary McNamara. (February 29, 1968)
  845. ^ 102 - Toasts of the President and Governor John A. Volpe of Massachusetts at a Dinner Honoring the Governors (February 29, 1968)
  846. ^ "Clifford Takes Defense Reins; Johnson Pledges Civilian Rule". Chicago Tribune. March 1, 1968.
  847. ^ Young, Robert (March 2, 1968). "Lyndon Flies to Puerto Rico". Chicago Tribune.
  848. ^ "Can't Effect All of Plan, Kerner Says". Chicago Tribune. March 4, 1968.
  849. ^ 114 - Remarks to the Members of the Joint Savings Bank-Savings and Loan Committee on Urban Problems. (March 6, 1968)
  850. ^ 115 - Remarks at the Swearing In of Cyrus R. Smith as Secretary of Commerce. (March 6, 1968)
  851. ^ 116 - Statement by the President Upon Designating Ambassador Robert M. McKinney To Head the President's Foreign Visitor Program. (March 6, 1968)
  852. ^ 120 - Statement by the President on the Death of Joseph W. Martin, Jr. (March 7, 1968)
  853. ^ 123 - Statement by the President on the Conservation Message. (March 8, 1968)
  854. ^ 125 - Remarks at the Swearing In of John H. Crooker, Jr., as Chairman, Civil Aeronautics Board. (March 11, 1968)
  855. ^ 136 - Remarks Upon Signing Bill Amending the Export-Import Bank Act of 1945. (March 13, 1968)
  856. ^ 138 - Remarks at the Federal Woman's Award Ceremony (March 14, 1968)
  857. ^ 141 - Remarks at a Meeting of the National Alliance of Businessmen. (March 16, 1968)
  858. ^ Warden, Philip (March 18, 1968). "Lyndon Urges Austerity". Chicago Tribune.
  859. ^ "LBJ Awaits Proposal". Chicago Tribune. March 19, 1968.
  860. ^ "Bobby Hits LBJ Housing Plan, Tells Senate His Own Program". Chicago Tribune. March 20, 1968.
  861. ^ Young, Robert (March 21, 1968). "LBJ Pledges Peace with Honor in Viet". Chicago Tribune.
  862. ^ "Lyndon Names Cohen To Fill Top New Post". Chicago Tribune. March 23, 1968.
  863. ^ Yuenger, James (March 24, 1968). "Humphrey Assails Riot Panel's Fears". Chicago Tribune.
  864. ^ Young, Robert (March 25, 1968). "LBJ Raps Cities; Asks Farm, Labor for Help".
  865. ^ "Senate Unit Gives O.K. To Wiretapping". Chicago Tribune. March 27, 1968.
  866. ^ "Charges Collapse in Saigon". Chicago Tribune. March 28, 1968.
  867. ^ "End Mindless Riots, Crimes, LBS Demands". Chicago Tribune. March 29, 1968.
  868. ^ "Remarks on Decision not to Seek Re-Election (March 31, 1968)". The Miller Center, University of Virginia. Archived from the original on December 3, 2013. Retrieved December 4, 2013.
  869. ^ Young, Robert (April 1, 1968). "I Will Meet With Bobby, Lyndon Says". Chicago Tribune.
  870. ^ Young, Robert. "Won't Indorse A Candidate, Johnson Says". Chicago Tribune.
  871. ^ Dodd, Phillip (April 2, 1968). "LBJ Hounded from Office, Dirksen Says". Chicago Tribune.
  872. ^ Freeburg, Russell (April 4, 1968). "LBJ Appeals For Calm And Nonviolence". Chicago Tribune.
  873. ^ "Johnson Declaration of Day of Mourning". Chicago Tribune. April 5, 1968.
  874. ^ "LBJ Postpones Talk to Joint Session of Congress". Chicago Tribune. April 6, 1968.
  875. ^ "U.S. Troops Are Moved to Baltimore". Chicago Tribune. April 7, 1968.
  876. ^ "LBJ Gets Peace Message". Chicago Tribune. April 8, 1968.
  877. ^ 191 - The President's News Conference (April 10, 1968)
  878. ^ Young, Robert (April 12, 1968). "Lyndon Going to Hawaii". Chicago Tribune.
  879. ^ Young, Robert (April 14, 1968). "Johnson Flies Today To Honolulu Talks; Meets Tomorrow with Pacific Commander". Chicago Tribune.
  880. ^ Young, Robert (April 15, 1968). "Stop Delay: LBJ to N. Viets". Chicago Tribune.
  881. ^ Young, Robert (April 16, 1968). "LBJ Briefed for Parley". Chicago Tribune.
  882. ^ Young, Robert (April 17, 1968). "Lyndon Vows to Aid S. Korea Under Current Defense Pact". Chicago Tribune.
  883. ^ Yuenger, James (April 18, 1968). "Rusk Names 4 In Europe And 6 In Asia". Chicago Tribune.
  884. ^ Freeburg, Russell (April 19, 1968). "Close Ranks on Viet War, Nixon Urges". Chicago Tribune.
  885. ^ "LBJ To Return to D.C. After 10-Day Absence". Chicago Tribune. April 21, 1968.
  886. ^ Fulton, William (April 22, 1968). "Viet Cutback Predicted by Defense Head". Chicago Tribune.
  887. ^ "U.S., Hanoi Discuss Sites, LBJ Reveals". Chicago Tribune. April 24, 1968.
  888. ^ Yuenger, James (April 25, 1968). "Johnson Call For Unity". Chicago Tribune.
  889. ^ 212 - Remarks to Members of the Organization of Administrative Assistants to Democratic Members of Congress. (April 25, 1968)
  890. ^ 215 - Remarks at a Meeting With the Board of Trustees of the Urban Institute. (April 26, 1968)
  891. ^ 216 - Remarks at the Swearing In of W. Marvin Watson as Postmaster General. (April 26, 1968)
  892. ^ 219 - Remarks Upon Presenting the National Teacher of the Year Award to David E. Graf (April 30, 1968)
  893. ^ Warden, Philip (May 1, 1968). "Spending Cut of 22 Billion Is Proposed". Chicago Tribune.
  894. ^ Warden, Philip (May 3, 1968). "Mills Blocks Johnson Deal For Tax Hike". Chicago Tribune.
  895. ^ Farrar, Fred (May 4, 1968). "Poor March May Lead to Violence: LBJ". Chicago Tribune.
  896. ^ Young, Robert (May 4, 1968). "President, Wife Visit Truman". Chicago Tribune.
  897. ^ 227 - Remarks at a Reception for the White House Fellows. (May 6, 1968)
  898. ^ 228 - Remarks at a Reception for Senator Hayden Following the Senator's Announcement of His Decision To Retire. (May 6, 1968)
  899. ^ 230 - Remarks Upon Presenting the 1968 Scholastic Achievement Awards to Blind College Students (May 7, 1968)
  900. ^ Trohan, Walter (May 11, 1968). "First Session of Viet Talks Called Good". Chicago Tribune.
  901. ^ 242 - Remarks at the Annual Dinner of the White House Correspondents Association. (May 11, 1968)
  902. ^ "LBJ Drops Wages, Price Control Hint". Chicago Tribune. May 12, 1968.
  903. ^ 243 - Message to the Congress Transmitting First Annual Report on Highway Safety Programs. (May 13, 1968)
  904. ^ 246 - Remarks Upon Dedicating the Hall of Heroes and Presenting the Medal of Honor to a Member of Each of the Nation's Military Services (May 14, 1968)
  905. ^ 250 - Toasts of the President and President Bourguiba (May 15, 1968)
  906. ^ 255 - Joint Statement Following Discussions With the President of Tunisia. (May 16, 1968)
  907. ^ 253 - Remarks at the Swearing In of Wilbur J. Cohen as Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare. (May 16, 1968)
  908. ^ 257 - Remarks at the First-Day-of-Issue Ceremony for the Law and Order Postage Stamp. (May 17, 1968)
  909. ^ 260 - Remarks to Members of the Association of American Editorial Cartoonists. (May 18, 1968)
  910. ^ 262 - Remarks at a Dinner Honoring Floyd B. Odlum, Founder and Chairman of the Arthritis Foundation. (May 20, 1968)
  911. ^ Young, Robert (May 23, 1968). "LBJ Gives O.K. To Probe Of Car Insurers". Chicago Tribune.
  912. ^ Beckman, Aldo (May 23, 1968). "Truth-in-Credit Bill Passed, Sent to LBJ". Chicago Tribune.
  913. ^ Yuenger, James (May 25, 1968). "LBJ Warns Against Foes's Election Vows". Chicago Tribune.
  914. ^ 271 - Remarks of Welcome at the White House to Prime Minister John Gorton of Australia. (May 27, 1968)
  915. ^ 280 - Remarks Upon Signing the Consumer Credit Protection Act. (May 29, 1968)
  916. ^ 282 - Commencement Address at Texas Christian University. (May 29, 1968)
  917. ^ 283 - The President's News Conference at the LBJ Ranch (May 30, 1968)
  918. ^ 284 - Statement by the President Announcing Increased Interest Rates on U.S. Savings Bonds and Freedom Shares. (May 31, 1968)
  919. ^ Young, Robert (June 1, 1968). "LBJ Offered Teaching Post At Texas U." Chicago Tribune.
  920. ^ 285 - Statement by the President on the Death of Helen Keller. (June 3, 1968)
  921. ^ "Hanoi Says No To LBJ's Call For Peace Sign". Chicago Tribune. June 4, 1968.
  922. ^ 288 - Commencement Address at Glassboro State College. (June 4, 1968)
  923. ^ "More Cong Enter Saigon Battle". Chicago Tribune. June 5, 1968.
  924. ^ "Candidates' Guard Ok'd By Congress". Chicago Tribune. June 6, 1968.
  925. ^ "Senate Plans En Masse Trip to Funeral Rites in New York". Chicago Tribune. June 6, 1968.
  926. ^ "LBJ Attends Funeral Rites For Kennedy". Chicago Tribune. June 8, 1968.
  927. ^ 298 - Remarks and Statement Upon Signing Order Establishing the National Commission on the Causes and Prevention of Violence. (June 10, 1968)
  928. ^ 300 - Remarks at a Reception for the Presidential Scholars of 1968. (June 10, 1968)
  929. ^ 301 - Remarks at the Graduation Exercises of the Capitol Page School. (June 11, 1968)
  930. ^ Executive Order 11414—Adjusting the Rates of Monthly Basic Pay for Members of the Uniformed Services (June 11, 1968)
  931. ^ 310 - Remarks Upon Accepting the "Swords Into Plowshares" Award (June 13, 1968)
  932. ^ 311 - Message to the Congress Transmitting Annual Report on the National Wilderness Preservation System. (June 14, 1968)
  933. ^ 342 - Statement by the President Upon Signing the Uniform Holiday Bill. (June 28, 1968)
  934. ^ 343 - Statement by the President Upon Signing the Tax Bill. (June 28, 1968)
  935. ^ 345 - Remarks at the Dedication of the J. Percy Priest Project, Nashville, Tennessee. (June 29, 1968)
  936. ^ 346 - Statement by the President on the Second Anniversary of the Medicare Program. (June 29, 1968)
  937. ^ "U.S., Soviet to Parley on Nuclear Cutbacks". Chicago Tribune. July 2, 1968.
  938. ^ "LBJ Will Fly To Parley In El Salvador". Chicago Tribune. July 2, 1968.
  939. ^ "N. Viet Tells Plans To Free 3 US Pilots". Chicago Tribune. July 3, 1968.
  940. ^ Young, Robert (July 5, 1968). "Johnson Raps Hecklers of Wallace Talk". Chicago Tribune.
  941. ^ Farrar, Fred (July 6, 1968). "GIs in Viet Can Earn Earlier Discharges". Chicago Tribune.
  942. ^ "Johnson's Limousine Shelled with Eggs, Paint in Salvador". Chicago Tribune. July 7, 1968.
  943. ^ 365 - Remarks at the Working Session of the Presidents of the Central American Republics in San Salvador. (July 6, 1968)
  944. ^ Young, Robert (July 8, 1968). "LBJ Drops Bubbletop to Ride in Open". Chicago Tribune.
  945. ^ 369 - Remarks at the Lyndon B. Johnson School in San Salvador. (July 7, 1968)
  946. ^ Dodd, Phillip (July 8, 1968). "Cellar Muzzles LBJ Attempt to Get All Guns Registered". Chicago Tribune.
  947. ^ Dodd, Philip (July 10, 1968). "Gun Curbs Sent to House Floor". Chicago Tribune.
  948. ^ "Defense Chief Rejects Idea of Cease-Fire". Chicago Tribune. July 14, 1968.
  949. ^ 386 - Remarks Upon Signing Bill To Enlarge the Land and Water Conservation Fund (July 15, 1968)
  950. ^ 390 - Remarks to a Group of Members of the Future Farmers of America. (July 16, 1968)
  951. ^ 416 - Remarks Upon Meeting With Officers of the National Association of Counties. (July 29, 1968)
  952. ^ 425 - The President's News Conference (July 31, 1968)
  953. ^ "President Signs Housing Bill". Chicago Tribune. August 1, 1968.
  954. ^ "LBJ Orders Boycott Of Price Hikers". Chicago Tribune. August 1, 1968.
  955. ^ "LBJ Predicts More 'Action' In Steel Feud". August 2, 1968.
  956. ^ Yuenger, James (August 3, 1968). "Pressures Increase in LBJ's 'Steel War'". Chicago Tribune.
  957. ^ "LBJ's Anti-Riot Bill Is Sent to Congress". Chicago Tribune. August 5, 1968.
  958. ^ "LBJ Lambasts Russ Invasion". Chicago Tribune. August 21, 1968.
  959. ^ "Hanoi Repeats Call for Halt of Bombing". Chicago Tribune. August 21, 1968.
  960. ^ "Hint U.S. Alerted to Russ Plan". Chicago Tribune. August 23, 1968.
  961. ^ Dombrowski, Louis (August 24, 1968). "LBJ Insists He Won't Be A Candidate". Chicago Tribune.
  962. ^ 463 - Statement by the President, Labor Day, 1968. (September 2, 1968)
  963. ^ Executive Order 11427—Terminating the Maritime Advisory Committee (September 4, 1968)
  964. ^ 465 - Message to the Congress Transmitting a Special Report Following a Joint Review of the United States-Canada Automotive Products Agreement (September 4, 1968)
  965. ^ 470 - Remarks at the Dedication of the Department of Housing and Urban Development Building. (September 9, 1968)
  966. ^ 473 - Statement by the President on the 10th Anniversary of the National Defense Education Act. (September 10, 1968)
  967. ^ 495 - Message to the Congress Transmitting National Science Foundation Report Entitled "Weather Modification." (September 26, 1968)
  968. ^ 498 - Remarks at the Convention of the National Association of Postmasters. (September 28, 1968)
  969. ^ 499 - Remarks at the Dedication of Thomas More College, Fort Mitchell, Kentucky. (September 28, 1968)
  970. ^ 500 - Remarks at a Meeting of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund. (September 30, 1968)
  971. ^ 501 - Remarks Upon Signing the Colorado River Basin Project Act. (September 30, 1968)
  972. ^ 506 - Remarks at a Meeting of the Incorporators of the National Housing Partnership. (October 1, 1968)
  973. ^ 507 - Statement by the President on the 10th Anniversary of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. (October 1, 1968)
  974. ^ 505 - Statement by the President Upon Signing Bill To Establish the Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area. (October 1, 1968)
  975. ^ 504 - Message to the Congress Transmitting Annual Report on United States Participation in the United Nations. (October 1, 1968)
  976. ^ 509 - Statement by the President Upon Withdrawing the Nomination of Justice Abe Fortas as Chief Justice of the United States. (October 2, 1968)
  977. ^ 514 - Message to the Congress Transmitting Annual Report of the Office of Alien Property. (October 4, 1968)
  978. ^ Proclamation 3876—Child Health Day, 1968 (October 7, 1968)
  979. ^ 517 - Message to the Congress Transmitting Annual Report on the Trade Agreements Program. (October 8, 1968)
  980. ^ 519 - Statement by the President Upon Signing Bill Extending the Food Stamp Program. (October 8, 1968)
  981. ^ 523 - Statement by the President Upon Signing Bill Setting Aside Lands as a Site for an International Center in the Nation's Capital. (October 9, 1968)
  982. ^ 524 - Statement by the President Upon Signing the Foreign Assistance Act of 1968. (October 9, 1968)
  983. ^ 534 - Statement by the President Upon Signing Bill Extending the Food and Agriculture Act of 1965. (October 11, 1968)
  984. ^ 535 - Statement by the President Upon Signing Bill Amending the Merchant Marine Act of 1936. (October 13, 1968)
  985. ^ 536 - Remarks Upon Signing the Public Health Service Amendments. (October 15, 1968)
  986. ^ 537 - The President's Remarks Upon Accepting an Award for His Efforts in Furthering the Savings Bond Program (October 15, 1968)
  987. ^ 539 - Remarks Upon Signing the Intergovernmental Cooperation Act. (October 16, 1968)
  988. ^ 540 - Remarks in New York City at the Annual Dinner of the Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation. (October 16, 1968)
  989. ^ 545 - Remarks Upon Signing the Radiation Control for Health and Safety Act of 1968. (October 18, 1968)
  990. ^ 548 - Remarks at the Award Ceremony Honoring Outstanding Employers of the Handicapped (October 21, 1968)
  991. ^ 553 - Remarks Upon Signing the Gun Control Act of 1968. (October 22, 1968)
  992. ^ 555 - Remarks to Assistant and Regional Directors of the Office of Economic Opportunity. (October 23, 1968)
  993. ^ 556 - Remarks Upon Signing the Military Justice Act of 1968. (October 24, 1968)
  994. ^ 568 - Remarks in New York City at a Luncheon of the All Americans Council of the Democratic National Committee. (October 27, 1968)
  995. ^ 570 - Remarks at the Presentation of the White House Fellows Association Report on the Federal Government and the Student Community. (October 29, 1968)
  996. ^ 571 - Statement by the President Congratulating Members of the United States Olympic Team. (October 30, 1968)
  997. ^ 572 - The President's Address to the Nation Upon Announcing His Decision To Halt the Bombing of North Vietnam (October 31, 1968)
  998. ^ 573 - The President's Message to His Son-In-Law, Charles S. Robb, Congratulating Him on the Birth of His Daughter and on His Promotion to Major. (November 1, 1968)
  999. ^ "Thieu Insists S. Viet, Hanoi Should Confer". Chicago Tribune. November 2, 1968.
  1000. ^ "Candidates Near Trail's End". Chicago Tribune. November 4, 1968.
  1001. ^ 577 - Statement by the President Upon Releasing a Report on Noise in the Environment. (November 4, 1968)
  1002. ^ 579 - Telegram to Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey. (November 5, 1968)
  1003. ^ Executive Order 11433—Creating an Emergency Board to Investigate Disputes Between the Illinois Central Railroad Company, Louisville & Nashville Railroad Company, and the Belt Railway Company of Chicago, and Certain of Their Employees (November 6, 1968)
  1004. ^ 580 - Statement by the President Upon Authorizing Aid to Victims of the Civil War in Nigeria. (November 8, 1968)
  1005. ^ 585 - Remarks to the Press With President-Elect Nixon Following Their Luncheon Meeting at the White House. (November 11, 1968)
  1006. ^ Dombrowski, Louis (November 12, 1968). "Lyndon Sees New Hope for Peace". Chicago Tribune.
  1007. ^ Yuenger, James (November 13, 1968). "Clifford Rips S. Viet Peace Talk Stand". Chicago Tribune.
  1008. ^ "Report U.S., Russ In Talks About Berlin". Chicago Tribune. November 15, 1968.
  1009. ^ Young, Robert (November 15, 1968). "I'll Pilot U.S. Abroad Until Jan. 20: LBJ". Chicago Tribune.
  1010. ^ "Rusk Ill In Madrid; Conference Put Off". Chicago Tribune. November 17, 1968.
  1011. ^ 595 - Remarks to the White House Secretaries. (November 19, 1968)
  1012. ^ 596 - Remarks in New York City at the Annual Equal Opportunity Awards Dinner of the National Urban League (November 19, 1968)
  1013. ^ "Agnew Gets Briefing from Johnson". Chicago Tribune. November 21, 1968.
  1014. ^ 600 - Remarks at a Meeting With the National Water Commission. (November 21, 1968)
  1015. ^ "Thousands Join Kennedys at Grave of Slain President". Chicago Tribune. November 23, 1968.
  1016. ^ "Begin 3-Way Talks, N. Viet Urges U.S." Chicago Tribune. November 23, 1968.
  1017. ^ "May Resume Viet Bombing, U.S. Asserts". Chicago Tribune. November 24, 1968.
  1018. ^ "Report Viet Ends Peace Parley Ban". Chicago Tribune. November 25, 1968.
  1019. ^ 606 - Statement by the President on the Decision by the Republic of Vietnam To Participate in the Peace Talks in Paris. (November 26, 1968)
  1020. ^ "North Vietnam Charges US Not Seeking War End". Chicago Tribune. November 29, 1968.
  1021. ^ Kling, William (December 1, 1968). "Rusk Urges Soviet Peace Role". Chicago Tribune.
  1022. ^ Elsasser, Glen (December 2, 1968). "Nixon Names Kissinger To Security Post". Chicago Tribune.
  1023. ^ 612 - Remarks to Members of the Business Council. (December 4, 1968)
  1024. ^ Young, Robert (December 13, 1968). "LBJ To Brief Nixon's Aids On New Jobs". Chicago Tribune.
  1025. ^ "Johnson Gets Report on US Health Needs". December 13, 1968.
  1026. ^ Kling, William (December 15, 1968). "Johnson Asserts Present Drive Has Failed". Chicago Tribune.
  1027. ^ "Clifford Rips South Viets". Chicago Tribune.
  1028. ^ "National Yule Tree Lighted by Johnson". Chicago Tribune. December 17, 1968.
  1029. ^ 630 - Remarks to Postal Employees Upon Accepting the Postal Service's Honor Award (December 17, 1968)
  1030. ^ 631 - The President's Remarks at a Reception Given in His Honor by Negro Presidential Appointees. (December 17, 1968)
  1031. ^ 633 - Statement by the President on the Death of Norman Thomas. (December 19, 1968)
  1032. ^ 636 - Statement by the President on the Failure of Taft-Hartley Procedures in the Longshoremen's Strike. (December 20, 1968)
  1033. ^ "Rusk Breaks Pueblo News on Television". Chicago Tribune. December 22, 1968.
  1034. ^ Beckman, Aldo (December 29, 1968). "Johnson Hits Israel Raid As 'Unwise'". Chicago Tribune.
  1035. ^ Young, Robert (December 30, 1968). "Aid Reports LBJ Avoiding Speaker Fight". Chicago Tribune.
  1036. ^ Yuenger, James (December 31, 1968). "U.S., Russia Meet on Mid-East". Chicago Tribune.
  1037. ^ Freeburg, Russell (December 31, 1968). "Bars Increase In $4 Premium for Medicare". Chicago Tribune.

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