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Webisode 15: 1961-1968 Page: 1 | 2

John F. Kennedy Inauguration
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John F. Kennedy Inauguration
John F. Kennedy is sworn into office by Chief Justice Earl Warren on January 20, 1961. In his inaugural address he would say to his "fellow citizens of the world": "ask not what America can do for you -- but what together we can do for the freedom of man."



Harold McMillan
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Harold McMillan
Here is Great Britain's future Prime Minister Harold McMillan, as he looked in 1955. He began that year as Britain's Minister of Defence, and ended as Foreign Secretary.


John F. Kennedy in Conversation
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John F. Kennedy in Conversation
President Kennedy genuinely enjoyed interacting with the public. Here he is speaking outdoors to a group of young people.


John F. Kennedy Lying in State
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John F. Kennedy Lying in State
John F. Kennedy's body was laid in state in the White House in preparation for his funeral. Here President and Mrs. Johnson leave the East Room after paying their respects. The date is November 23, 1963.


LBJ Campaigning
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LBJ Campaigning
Lyndon Johnson loved to mingle during his campaigns. Here he is pressing the flesh during the 1964 presidential race.


Sam Ealy Johnson
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Sam Ealy Johnson
Lyndon Johnson was a dead ringer for his father, Sam Johnson, shown here in the Texas House of Representatives in 1905. (Sam was always thinner than his famous son.)


LBJ in the Senate
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LBJ in the Senate
As vice president, Lyndon Johnson presided over the Senate in which he had earlier served as Majority Leader. Here he is in 1961.


Barry Goldwater
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Barry Goldwater
Lyndon Johnson's Republican opponent in 1964 was Arizona Senator Barry Goldwater (shown here) -- a fiscal conservative who opposed LBJ's "Great Society" programs.


Signing the Civil Rights Act
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Signing the Civil Rights Act
On April 11, President Lyndon Johnson signs the historic Civil Rights Act of 1964.


Bombing During the Vietnam War
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Bombing During the Vietnam War
This photograph shows napalm bombs exploding on Viet Cong structures somewhere in Vietnam.



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