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April - June 1965
Poverty Tour of the Appalachian region.

President Johnson meets with the Governors of 7 Appalachian States.

Running Time: 0:28

Mrs Johnson travels to the economically depressed areas of eastern Kentucky.

Running Time: 3:03

LBJ wraps up his poverty tour of the Appalachian States.

Running Time: 2:36

January 8, 1964
State of the Union - Declaration on the War on Poverty speech.

Audio: WHCA_10&11
Running Time = 40:35


November 29, 1963
Bill Moyers. Special Assistant to the President; Press Secretary.

link to audio file WHCA285
AUDIO: WH 6403-04
Running Time = 1:51

LBJ suggests statement for the war on poverty message.

November 5, 1964
James Farmer. 1961 CORE (Congress on Racial Equality) National Director. Helped organize student sit-ins and Freedom Rides in the Deep South.

AUDIO: WH6411-09
Running Time = 6:04

Farmer congratulates LBJ; LBJ thanks Farmer for his support in campaign,
support of Negro community; Lady Bird Johnson's whistlestop campaign;
LBJ tells Farmer he will work now on poverty,
education programs, especially for youth.

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