• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT JOHNSON ARRIVE AT THE BETHESDA NAVAL, HOSPITAL LAST NIGHT (THURSDAY) READY FOR HIS OPERATION WHICH WAS PERFORMED EARLY THIS MORNING.

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    PRESIDENT JOHNSON ARRIVE AT THE BETHESDA NAVAL, HOSPITAL LAST NIGHT (THURSDAY) READY FOR HIS OPERATION WHICH WAS PERFORMED EARLY THIS MORNING.

    THE 37-YEAR-OLD PRESIDENT LOOKED IN GOOD SPIRITS AS HE ARRIVED AT THE HOSPITAL. A PANEL OF LEADING SPECIALISTS WERE STANDING BY READY TO CARRY OUT MAJOR SURGERY FOR THE REMOVAL OF THE PRESIDENT'S GALL BLADDER. AT MIDNIGHT, A FEW MINUTES AFTER HE ARRIVED, DOCTORS MADE A NUMBER OF ROUTINE TESTS TO PREPARE HIM FOR THE OPERATION IN THE MORNING. MRS. LADYBIRD JOHNSON AND THE PRESIDENT'S 18 YEAR-OLD-DAUGHTER LUCI ALSO SPENT THE NIGHT IN THE HOSPITAL IN THE PRESIDENTIAL SUITE.

    PRESIDENT JOHNSON HAS NOW UNDERGONE HIS OPERATION SUCCESSFULLY AND HIS DOCTORS SAY HE IS MAKING A EXCELLENT RECOVERY. ALREADY HE HAS TAKEN HIS FIRST FEW STEPS AROUND HIS ROOM HELPED BY A DOCTOR AND A NURSE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADRDA3AVKQLFFPIVV8PAYW6K7E
    Media URN:
    VLVADRDA3AVKQLFFPIVV8PAYW6K7E
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/10/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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