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President, The - April 1968 Pt. 2 of 4

Reel Number: 221353-02

Color: Colour


Year / Date: 1968

Country: USA

Location: DC,Washington

TC Begins: 14:09:52

TC Ends: 14:22:41

Duration: 00:12:49

The President - April 1968 Pt. 2 of 4 Plane interior & reading Daily News w/ headline: LBJ to Hawaii on Peace Trip. Washington Post: King Assassinated in Memphis. 14:10:14 Fire truck down Washington DC street, heavy smoke rising at end; looter out of broken store window. Heavy smoke, fighting fires, flames, cash register in street, smashed car windows, Small boy. 14:10:43 LBJ standing w/ Clark Clifford & other men. Meeting w/ large group of Black and White men; group included DC Mayor Walter Washington, Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall, VP Humphrey, Sen. Mike Mansfield, Rev. Walter Fauntroy, Whitney Young, John McCormack, Roy Wilkins, Bayard Rustin. 14:12:05 National Guard troops marching along sidewalk. Chalk on plywood: Sole Brother aka Soul... Soldier w/ rifle guarding firemen fighting fire flames. Trucks arriving, hosing. Voice over of LBJ speech. Smoking ruined building. Arresting youth & men. LBJ speaking (out of sync) w/ men from the meeting watching & listening in MCU: “The dream of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. has not died with him...” 14:14:15 National Guard & army soldiers patrolling past ruins; army trucks thru deserted streets at dusk. 14:14:41 Lady Bird Johnson beside plane w/ European journalists touring Texas out of Alamo, she speaks of the time of anguish of the time at lectern. People listening, interrupt w/ applause. “Man’s basic problem, how to live in peace.” 14:16:13 LBJ talking w/ 4-star Gen. William Westmoreland (06-07Apr68). 14:16:47 LBJ at microphone w/ men behind including Dean Rusk, Clark Clifford; Westmoreland steps up to mic. Operation Pegasus discussed by narrator. LS showing they are at mics outside of White House w/ TV cameras, lights, reporters. Westmoreland talking (MOS). 14:17:16 LBJ & Rusk at table, read papers. Talking w/ Clifford. 14:17:41 Camp David exteriors. CU door w/ sign: Aspen. Helicopter landing. Ellsworth Bunker arriving at Camp David by Marine helicopter w/ Rusk & Clifford. Views of exteriors, walking shots, view from outside thru window of meeting, interior w/ Averell Harriman & others. Meeting on terrace. View of flag, woods & lawn. Walking w/ Bunker w/ Bunker voice over. Posing in sun. 14:20:07 10Apr68 Greeting Austrian Chancellor Josef Klaus & wife w/ tulips, people watching. Formal ceremonies w/ military on lawn. LBJ remarks, Kurt Waldheim behind. Entering White House. 60s; Vietnam War; Diplomacy; Rioting; Burning;

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