The President: March 1968. MP894.





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Published on Jul 31, 2012

President Lyndon B. Johnson in March, 1968. MP894. 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 are scene lists for this film, from the LBJ Library audiovisual archives. They include the stop and start times of each scene in seconds, and may include shots within those scenes with only start times. Due to the time conversions, scenes all have a margin of error of several seconds.The descriptions may be edited for length--for more information contact johnson.library@nara.gov.

0015 0051 LBJ activities in March

0051 0169 Swearing-in of Clark Clifford as Secretary of Defense, White House East Room, 3/1/1968

0169 0214 Rollout ceremony for the C-5A cargo plane, Marietta, Georgia, 3/2/1968

0214 0259 Trip to the NASA Manned Space Craft Center, Houston, Texas, 3/1/1968

0214 LBJ looking on at a gyroscopic trainer, NASA Manned Spacecraft Center, Houston, Texas, 3/1/1968
0222 Model of a Lunar Module
0250 LBJ, others touring the complex, looking at Lunar Module, tilt up

0259 0308 Visit to the Schlesinger Old Folks Home, Beaumont, Texas, 3/1/1968

0308 0344 Trip to Ramsey AFB, Puerto Rico, 3/3/1968

0308 Fade in to LBJ, Lady Bird Johnson, Lyn Nugent, Patrick Nugent, Luci Johnson Nugent debarking Air Force One, LBJ greets people, Ramsey AFB, Puerto Rico, 3/3/1968

0344 0392 Meeting with union and company negotiators in the copper strike, White House Cabinet Room, 3/4/1968

0344 Dissolve to LBJ, labor, management officials discussing the copper strike, White House Cabinet Room, 3/4/1968
0346 Fowler speaking, LBJ looking on in the background, title up: "Treasury Sec. Fowler"
0369 Close-up of Sec. Clark Clifford talking
0374 Sec. Clark Clifford speaking, V.P. Hubert Humphrey looking on
0382 V.P. Hubert Humphrey looking on, title up: "Vice President Humphrey"
0384 Walt Rostow, Sec. Clark Clifford, V.P. Hubert Humphrey, title up: "Asst. Walt Rostow"

0392 0407 Signing of a bill amending the Export-Import Act of 1945, White House Fish Room, 3/13/1968

0407 0469 Special performance by Ringling Brothers-Barnum & Bailey Circus for underprivileged children, hosted by Lady Bird Johnson, 3/14/1968

0469 0484 Senate hearings on foreign aid

0469 Fade in to B&W monitor, optical text on monitor reading: "Senate Hearings on Foreign Aid"
0472 Sec. Dean Rusk speaking off B&W monitor
0478 Dissolve to Fulbright speaking, title up: "Chairman J.W. Fulbright Senate Foreign relations committee"

0484 0536 Medal of Honor presentation ceremony for Maj. Robert J. Modrzejewski and 2d. Lt. John. J. McGinty III, USMC, White House East Room, 3/12/1968

0536 0552 Bill signings in March

0552 0618 Message delivery from the White House to the Capitol

0618 0653 National Farmers Union Convention, Leamington Hotel, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 3/18/1968

0636 Color still of V.P. Hubert Humphrey, others looking on

0653 0672 P.M. Mohamed Egal (Somali Republic) visit to the White House, South Lawn, 3/14/1968

0672 0683 Pres. Alfredo Stroessner (Paraguay) visit to the White House, South Lawn, 3/20/1968

0683 0707 Pres. William Tubman (Liberia) visit to the White House, South Lawn, 3/27/1968
0707 0722 Exchanging of credentials

0722 0726 LBJ meeting with Anthony Eden (Great Britain), White House, 3/8/1968

0726 0729 LBJ meeting with Ludwig Erhard (West Germany), White House, 3/21/1968

0729 0732 LBJ meeting with Amb. Fay (Ireland), White House, 3/15/1968

0732 0737 LBJ meeting with Amb. Tomic (Chile), White House, 3/22/1968

0737 0756 National security meeting, White House Cabinet Room,

0737 Fade to LBJ, Nat'l Security Council in discussion, White House Cabinet Room
0744 Paul Nitze, Wheeler, titles up: "Sec. of Defense Nitze", "J.C.S. Chairman Wheeler"
0747 Goldberg speaking, title up: "UN Amb. Goldberg"
0751 Sec. Clark Clifford, Walt Rostow listening

0756 0771 LBJ meeting with Gen. Creighton Abrams, White House Rose Garden, 3/27/1968

0771 0837 Young Democrats meeting, Shoreham Hotel, Washington, DC, 3/29/1968

0771 Fade in to LBJ speaking at a podium, zoom out to show V.P. Hubert Humphrey, others listening at a Young Democrats meeting, Shoreham Hotel, Washington, DC, 3/29/1968

0837 1023 LBJ's address to the nation, White House Oval Office, 3/31/1968

1023 1027 Presidential seal


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