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American Experience; Nixon; LBJ arrives, Nixon inauguration, 1969

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01/20/1969

Lyndon Johnson comes down onto platform for the inaugural. "Hail to the Chief" played by military band. Nixon enters inaugural platform, descends steps to applause. m/s of him shaking hands with Lyndon Johsnson, Spriro Agnew and Hubert Humphrey near podium.


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Series
American Experience
Program
Nixon
Program Number

302

Title

LBJ arrives, Nixon inauguration, 1969

Series Description

Premiered October 1988 As television's longest-running, most-watched history series, American Experience brings to life the incredible characters and epic stories that helped form this nation. Now in its eighteenth season, the series has produced over 180 programs and garnered every major broadcast award. Series release date: 10/1988

Program Description

In this three-hour presentation, Richard Nixon's life and political career are reassessed primarily by those who knew him best. The program chronicles his life from boyhood in Yorba Linda, California, through his days as a young Congressman to his presidency where he astounded the nation with his foreign policy initiatives and then left office in disgrace.

Duration

00:02:59

Asset Type

Stock footage

Media Type

Video

Subjects
United States. Congress
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994
Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973
Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio), 1911-1978
Washington (D.C.)
Agnew, Spiro T., 1918-1996
Presidents--Inauguration
Locations
Washington, DC
Genres
Documentary
Topics
History
Contributors
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994 ()
Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973 ()
Agnew, Spiro T., 1918-1996 ()
Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio), 1911-1978 ()
Publication Information
ABC News VideoSource
Rights Summary

Footage courtesy of ABC News Rights Holder: ABC News VideoSource (http://abcnews.go.com)

Citation
Chicago: “American Experience; Nixon; LBJ arrives, Nixon inauguration, 1969,” 01/20/1969, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 4, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_2A89F989B2EA4FF18CD0CE897998F345.
MLA: “American Experience; Nixon; LBJ arrives, Nixon inauguration, 1969.” 01/20/1969. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 4, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_2A89F989B2EA4FF18CD0CE897998F345>.
APA: American Experience; Nixon; LBJ arrives, Nixon inauguration, 1969. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_2A89F989B2EA4FF18CD0CE897998F345
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