|The President's Daily Diary: November 4, 1964|
President Johnson's Diary for November 4, 1964, begins just after midnight. The Johnsons watched election returns and celebrated at the Driskill Hotel in Austin, Texas. About 12:50 a.m., they departed via motorcade for the Austin Civic [Municipal] Auditorium. At approximately 1:40 a.m., President Johnson delivered his victory speech. In the early morning hours, the President watched election returns on television and returned to the LBJ Ranch. That afternoon, Vice President-elect and Mrs. Hubert Humphrey and Governor and Mrs. John Connally arrived at the LBJ Ranch, and the Johnsons hosted a barbecue for the press.