Lyndon B. Johnson: Remarks upon arrival at Andrews Air Force Base

Copy the text below to embed this resource

(1) President Johnson spoke at 6:10 p.m. at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., near Washington, upon his arrival from Dallas, Texas: "This is a sad time for all people. We have suffered a loss that cannot be weighed." (2) President Kennedy speaking at a luncheon in Washington DC in honor of the publication of the first four volumes of John Adams papers by the Massachusetts Historical Society. Poor sound for most of the audio after this. (3) Reaction to Kennedy’s death in Brookline, Massachusetts where he was born. (Dick Levitan, WBZ). (4) Unintelligible at first, seems to be reporters throwing questions at Lee Harvey Oswald, then at District Attorney Henry Wade. (5) Judge David Johnston answers reporters’ questions. (6) Report from the Kennedy Compound in Hyannis Port, Massachusetts where Ambassador Joseph Kennedy, the president’s father, is being told the news of his son’s death (Art Gardner, WBZ). (7) An attempt to describe the mood of the city from Boston Common (Carl DeSuze, WBZ). (8) Report from the Boston airport (Art Gardner).
Westinghouse Broadcasting Company. Group W
Special events radio coverage
Group W (Westinghouse Broadcasting Company) audio tapes
Special Collections and University Archives
Rights Statement
In Copyright
Physical Description
sound tape reel
A guide to the full collection of Group W (Westinghouse Broadcasting Company) audio tapes is available in our archival collections:
Other Identifiers
Catalog Key: bcast-077307; Other: 0492-MMC

Access Restrictions

This item is accessible by: the public.