• Short Summary

    Since the final session of the National Democratic convention was held on President Johnson's fifty-sixth birthday, the Democratic Party staged a birthday celebration for the President in Convention Hall's ball room.

  • Description

    Since the final session of the National Democratic convention was held on President Johnson's fifty-sixth birthday, the Democratic Party staged a birthday celebration for the President in Convention Hall's ball room.

    Mr. Johnson was the first one to cut his ten foot birthday cake.

    At one point, the President went out onto the balcony to watch a fireworks show, the feature of which was a fireworks portrait of himself.

    Last night represent the day Mr. Johnson had been working toward and dreaming about all his life. Four years ago he was defeated for the Democratic presidential nomination by the late President John F. Kennedy.

    President Johnson returned to the White House early Friday morning (28 August). He will meet with Vice Presidential candidate Hubert Humphrey at his Texas ranch over the weekend. The two men are expected to map out their political campaign strategy.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABN9HRZY02TM9PN98PXOEKFSAB
    Media URN:
    VLVABN9HRZY02TM9PN98PXOEKFSAB
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/08/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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