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Presidential Recordings of Lyndon B. Johnson Digital Edition

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Creator:University of Virginia. Office of the President
Creator:University of Virginia Press
Creator:White Burkett Miller Center
Title:Presidential Recordings of Lyndon B. Johnson Digital Edition
Date:2014, 1963-1969

This first installment of what will be a complete online edition of the presidential recordings of Lyndon B. Johnson collects nearly 400 conversations, beginning in July 1964 and running to July 1965. When completed, the edition will bring together all of the published transcripts belonging to the University of Virginia's Miller Center, including all of the content in the eight volumes of the celebrated Norton print edition titled The Presidential Recordings: Lyndon B. Johnson. The collection will span Johnson's entire presidency, beginning minutes after being sworn in on Air Force One after John F. Kennedy's assassination and ending just a few weeks before Richard Nixon's inauguration. Each conversation is presented with its transcription and corresponding audio file so users can listen along as they read the transcription. In addition to introductory essays providing historical context, the editors have prepared extensive annotations for each conversation. The edition also offers image and video galleries, which, like the conversations, will grow in number through future installments. The items in these galleries are also described to provide fuller historical detail. The digital collection has been assigned the ISBN identifier 978-0-8139-3054-1.

Types:Web sites | Transcripts | Sound recordings | Timelines (chronologies) | Photographs | MovingImage
Subjects:Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973 | Audiotapes | Telephone calls--United States | Telephone in politics--United States | Presidents--United States | Heads of state--United States | Executive power--United States | Poverty--United States | Race relations | United States--Race relations | Civil rights--United States | African Americans--United States | African Americans--Segregation--United States | United States. Civil Rights Act of 1964 | Vietnam War, 1961-1975--United States | United States, 37.09024, -95.712891
Institution:University of Virginia Press
Contributors:University Press of Virginia
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