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    PRESIDENT JOHNSON (MONDAY) PRESENTED THE FEDERAL AVIATION AGENCY'S GOLD MEDAL AWARD TO 38 YEAR OLD MRS J.

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    PRESIDENT JOHNSON:) ..."FEDERAL AVIATION AWARD FOR EXCEPTIONAL SERVICE IS AWARDED TO MRS MOCK FOR HER HISTORIC AND COURAGEOUS FLIGHT AROUND THE WORLD FROM COLUMBUS OHIO - FROM MARCH THE 19TH TO APRIL THE 17TH 1965 .... THIS WAS THE FIRST TIME THE WORLD WAS SPANNED BY A WOMAN FLYING ALONE .... AMERICA IS NOT ONLY PROUD OF IT, OHIO IS VERY PROUD OF IT, AND I'M DELIGHTED TO BE HERE THIS MORNING....



    PRESIDENT JOHNSON:).. "NOW IF I MAY, I HAVE AN AWARD TO PRESENT TO MRS MOCK'S FOUR YEAR OLD DAUGHTER ... I'M TOLD THIS IS YOUR FOURTH BIRTHDAY ... IN 1907 ON MY FOURTH BIRTHDAY WE CELEBRATED THE ANNIVERSARY OF THE FIRST POWER FLIGHT EVER MADE ... WOULD YOU BLOW OUT THE CANDLES ... MAKE A WISH ... (CHUCKLES) .... ONE MORE GO".




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    Background: PRESIDENT JOHNSON (MONDAY) PRESENTED THE FEDERAL AVIATION AGENCY'S GOLD MEDAL AWARD TO 38 YEAR OLD MRS J. MOCK - THE COLUMBUS OHIO HOUSEWIFE WHO WAS THE FIRST WOMAN TO FLY SOLO AROUND THE WORLD.

    WITH MRS MOCK WERE HER HUSBAND RUSSEL, HER SONS ROGER 17 AND GARY 16 AND DAUGHTER VALERIE, 4. TO THE DELIGHT OF VALERIE THE PRESIDENT HAD AN AWARD FOR HER TOO: THIS WAS A CANDLE LIT WHITE HOUSE CAKE - WITH A WHITE ICING AND CHOCOLATE LETTERS SPELLING OUT "HAPPY BIRTHDAY".

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6MW85XE3RGOFYRWGEABL7ULPJ
    Media URN:
    VLVA6MW85XE3RGOFYRWGEABL7ULPJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/05/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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