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President, The - April 1968 Pt. 1 of 4

Reel Number: 221353-01

Color: Colour


Year / Date: 1968

Country: USA

Location: DC,New York City,NYC,Washington

TC Begins: 14:00:00

TC Ends: 14:09:52

Duration: 00:09:52

The President - April 1968 Pt. 1 of 4 Scenic shots of front of White House w/ bright flowers; cherry blossoms w/ Washington Monument in background; & at W.H. Tulips. Statue w/ W.H. at night beyond. 14:00:58 MCU President Lyndon Baines Johnson speak to television audience: “Tonight I renew the offer I made last month, to stop the bombardment of North Vietnam. We ask that talks begin promptly, that they be serious talks on the substance of peace...” continues Cut-ins of daughters watching. 14:01:54 “...American sons in the field far away; America’s future at challenge right here at home...I do not believe that I should devote an hour....to any duties other than to the awesome duties of this office of the Presidency of your Country. Accordingly, I shall not seek, & I will not accept the nomination of my party for another term as your President. But let men everywhere know however, that a strong & a confident and a vigilant America stands ready tonight to seek an honorable peace...that duty may require. Thank you for listening, and good night & God bless all of you.” 14:03:32 Montage of newspaper headlines. Gets up from desk & kisses wife & daughters. CBS television camera visible. 14:03:55 Editorial cartoons (must clear rights). 14:04:24 LBJ off Air Force One, shaking hands w/ Mayor Richard Daley & others; to speak to National Association of Broadcasters. 14:04:43 Ext. of Hilton Hotel, police & photographers. Int. & LBJ crossing stage to applause w/ voice over of LBJ. LS at lectern speaking: “Sometimes I have been called a seeker of consensus, more often that has been criticism of my actions instead of praise...and I believe it is a noble task.” Applause 14:05:39 Boards plane & waves goodbye seen over his shoulder looking out in doorway. 14:06:00 White House from South Lawn. Int. in Oval Office talking w/ Arthur Goldberg. Washington Post headline “Hanoi Offers Talks on Bombing Halt...” Good ECU of LBJ talking w/ Goldberg. In Cabinet meeting around table holding glasses & talking. Voice-over of Johnson announcing that they will establish contact w/ North Vietnamese representatives. 14:07:32 LBJ meeting in Cabinet Room w/ Senator Robert Kennedy & several others requested by Kennedy to discuss problems of national unity. 14:08:14 LBJ in Cabinet Room Meeting w/ Hubert Humphrey after his diplomatic trip to Mexico. Headline of Humphrey declaring candidancy. Traveling shot past St. Patrick Cathedral in NYC; int. w/ LBJ & daughters at installation of Archbishop Terence J. Cooke. Motorcade to United Nations; greeted by U Thant, building, meeting. View from Air Force One taking off at JFK. Linda Byrd Robb & child inside. View of NYC. 1960s; Vietnam War; Elections; Diplomacy; Catholic Church;

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