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November 24th, 1963

On this day in 1963, President Johnson walked with the procession from the White House to the Capitol behind the Kennedy cortege.

He returned from the Capitol to the Executive Office Building at 2:30 p.m., and was joined by Secretary of State Dean Rusk, Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara, CIA Director John McCone, U.S. Ambassador to South Vietnam Henry Cabot Lodge, and Undersecretary of State George Ball.

November 24th, 1966

On this day in 1966, President Johnson had a telephone conversation with Vice President Hubert Humphrey. The two men talked about a meeting with congressional leaders. LBJ reviewed the federal budget, spending cuts in school lunch programs and the impacted areas, and the Republicans’ wish to cut Great Society programs.

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