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VICE PRESIDENT JOHNSON IN FLORIDA

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  • 1963

Video Details

  • 8:00; b&w; sound; V-50 BA139; S. 828

Description

  • Gov. Burns meets Lyndon Johnson and Sen. George Smathers as they disembark from an airplane. They go to Jacksonville University, where the vice president gets an honorary degree and speaks. They fly away in a Marine Corps helicopter that takes them to an Air Force base where Johnson makes a speech. He arrives in St. Augustine on March 11, 1963 for the dedication of the first restoration project of St. Augustine, the Arrivas House, honoring the 400th anniversary of the city’s founding in 1965. He he walks down a street and there is a cannon salute. There is no sound up to this point. A Spanish diplomat makes a speech about the restoration of St. Augustine. Johnson speaks on exploration, comparing the Spanish and space. He works the crowd and leaves in a limousine.

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