This tribute web page is in honor of the personal and professional accomplishments of Liz Carpenter. The information here may be used as a resource for the news media and the public free of charge.
“Life has always led me where things were happening, where people were exhilarating, and where actions and laughter came quickly.” - Liz Carpenter
A celebration of the life of Liz Carpenter was held on March 26, 2010, at the LBJ Auditorium in Austin, Texas. To view or download a video of the service, click here.
Read the eulogy by Christy Carpenter, daughter of Liz Carpenter. [more...]
Read the eulogy by Harry Middleton, former Director, LBJ Library. [more...]
Remembering Liz Carpenter, by Sarah Weddington. [more...]
Photos of the service celebrating the life of Liz Carpenter service on March 26. [more...]
Photos from the life of Liz Carpenter. [more...]
Biography of Liz Carpenter. [more...]
Quotes about Liz Carpenter. [more..]
“An Evening With Liz Carpenter” – the last speech given at the LBJ Library by Liz Carpenter on October 19, 2006. Ms. Carpenter spoke about her book, Presidential Humor. Video may be downloaded and used free of charge. – [view video...]
Liz Carpenter wrote the words President Johnson edited and then read to the nation when he arrived at Andrews Air Force Base on Nov. 22, 1963, after the assassination of John F. Kennedy. The notecard with Carpenter’s typed words and President Johnson’s edits is on permanent display in the LBJ Museum. Notecard may be downloaded and used free of charge. – [download PDF...]
Video of President Johnson reading Carpenter’s words at Andrews Air Force Base on Nov. 22, 1963. Video may be downloaded and used free of charge. Credit: LBJ Library footage by CBS. – [view video...]