President Lyndon B. Johnson addresses congress and speaks about the pursuit of President Kennedy's policies in the U.S.
Washington DC USA Date:1963, November 27 Duration:4 min 58 sec Sound:Yes
U.S. President Lyndon B.Johnson takes new responsibilities as the President in an atmosphere of grief in the U.S. The House of Representatives chamber. President Lyndon B. Johnson speaks, addressing lawmakers five days after the assassination death of President John F. Kennedy. Excerpts from President Johnson's speech, including his opening statement, "All I have I would have given gladly, not to be standing here today. The greatest leader of our time has been struck down by the foulest deed of our time. No words are sad enough to express our sense of loss. No words are strong enough to express our determination to continue the forward thrust of America that he began." He expresses his dedication to the pursuit of the policies of former President John F. Kennedy, including space exploration, Peace Corps, education, jobs, care for the elderly, and civil rights. He stresses his experience and qualifications for the Presidency. Elevated exterior view of the U.S. Capitol, with the Washington Monument in the foreground. Brief scene of marchers during the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. A United States missile launching, side view of U.S. Navy sailors marching in a parade. Two Asian boys enjoying a drink from cups.
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