The President: July 1968. MP898.





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Published on Jan 9, 2013

President Lyndon B. Johnson in July 1968. MP 898. Public domain.

This film is from the LBJ Library moving picture collection created by the White House Naval Photographic Unit, aka the Navy Films. The films consist of monthly reports on the activities of President and Mrs. Johnson from 1963-1969.

Below is an edited scene list for this film, from the LBJ Library audiovisual archives. We included useful shot descriptions where possible, although most have been cut for length. For more information please contact johnson.library@nara.gov.

LBJ strolling through LBJ Ranch, Pedernales River, Texas

Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty signing, White House East Room, 7/1/1968
Dissolve to nameplate: "Rep. of China"
Nameplate: "Cyprus"
Nameplate: "Austria"
Nameplate: "United Kingdom"
Nameplate: "Ireland"
Nameplate: "Czechoslovakia"
Nameplate: "Panama"
Nameplate: "Poland"
LBJ, Sec. Dean Rusk, ? sitting at table, Dean Rusk signing something
UK ambassador hands papers to Anatoly Dobrynin

Sec. Dean Rusk, Amb. Sir Patrick Dean (U.K.), Amb. Anatoly Dobrynin (USSR) and LBJ speak
Wide shot of East Room filled with people as Sec. Dean Rusk stands up to podium
Title up: "Sir Patrick Dean British Amb.", Dean speaking at podium
Title up: "Anatoly Dobrynin Russian Amb.", speaks at podium, zoom in

Tuesday luncheon with LBJ, advisors in White House Family Dining Room, 7/10/1968
Richard Helms, Sec. Dean Rusk looking on
Sec. Clark Clifford, Gen. Wheeler looking on
Richard Helms, Sec. Dean Rusk, and LBJ sitting
Gen. Maxwell Taylor, Richard Helms, and Sec. Dean Rusk looking at LBJ, pan right

LBJ's remarks, presentation of Distinguished Service Medal, First Oak Leaf Cluster to Gen. Harold K. Johnson, White House East Room, 7/2/1968

LBJ, Lady Bird Johnson visit Hemisfair '68 in San Antonio, Texas
LBJ, Lady Bird Johnson arrive at Randolph AFB, San Antonio, Texas, 7/3/1968

LBJ, Lady Bird Johnson visit Hemisfair, LBJ speaks outside U.S. Pavilion, 7/4/1968

Pres. Rene Barrientos Ortuno (Bolivia) visits the LBJ Ranch, 7/5/1968
LBJ's trip to Central America: El Salvador, 7/6-8/1968
Arrival at Ilopango Airport and motorcade into San Salvador, El Salvador, 7/6/1968
Airport with posters out of LBJ, Lady Bird Johnson, Mr. & Mrs. Pres. Sanchez

LBJ's remarks at the working session of the Presidents of the Central American Republics, Hotel El Salvador Intercontinental, San Salvador, El Salvador, 7/6/1968
Pres. Sanchez (El Salvador)
Pres. Sanchez (title up) with Pres. Trejos (title up) Costa Rica
Medium shot LBJ
Pres. Lopez (title up) Honduras
Pres. Montenegro (title up) Guatemala
Medium shot Pres. Samoza (title up) Nicaragua

Lady Bird Johnson, Luci Johnson Nugent, other First Ladies visit ancient Indian ruins, 7/6/1968
Signing of the Joint Declaration of the Presidents, 7/6/1968
Pres. Samoza signing Declaration of the Presidents, pan hard left to LBJ signing
Pres. Trejos signing
Pan left to Pres. Montenegro signing, zoom out

LBJ in streets of San Salvador; at LBJ Primary School, Luci Johnson Nugent plays new piano for schoolchildren, 7/7/1968
LBJ at barbeque at Los Chorros Park
LBJ, other presidents at tropical waterfall

LBJ 's trip to Central America: Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Honduras, and Guatemala, 7/8/1968
LBJ carrying children at airport (Title up: Nicaragua)
LBJ visits Costa Rica (Title up: Costa Rica), Luci Johnson Nugent dances with flamenco dancers
LBJ visits Honduras (Title up: Honduras)
Crowd waiting holding banner: "Bienvenidos, Senor Presidente De Los Estados Unidos Centro Universidad Regiona Del Norte"

LBJ visits Guatemala (Title up: Guatemala)

LBJ in Cabinet meeting, White House Cabinet Room, 7/10/1968
Dissolve to LBJ in Cabinet Meeting, Katzenbach, Fowler
Cabinet meeting ?, C.R. Smith, Ramsey Clark, Katzenbach, LBJ

LBJ addresses the Future Farmers of America, White House Rose Garden, 7/16/1968

LBJ's remarks, presentation of Distinguished Service Medal to Gen. William Westmoreland, White House East Room, 7/12/1968

LBJ trip to Hawaii for Conference on Vietnam, 7/18-20/1968
LBJ welcomes President Nguyen Van Thieu (South Vietnam) at Hickam AFB, Honolulu, Hawaii, 7/18/1968
LBJ discusses military matters at Camp Smith, Hawaii; press conference, 7/20/1968
Medium shot of Sec. Clark Clifford, Gen. Wheeler

LBJ trip to Cincinnati, Ohio for National Governors Conference, 7/23/1968

LBJ visits with Finance Commissioner Franz Joseph Strauss (West Germany) in White House Oval Office, 7/25/1968

LBJ visits individually with Presidential candidates Richard Nixon and George Wallace, White House Cabinet Room, 7/26/1968
Wide shot of George Wallace, Tom Johnson, Sec. Dean Rusk, LBJ

LBJ's response to increase in prices for steel products, White House Cabinet Room, 7/31/1968

LBJ's domestic bills Juvenile Delinquency Act, 7/31/1968; Air Pollution Bill, 7/30/1968; Veterans in Public Service Act, 7/30/1968

LBJ, Lady Bird Johnson in Texas Hill Country


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