On this day in 1965, President Johnson called a conference on natural beauty to meet with panels of conservationists, industrialists, government officials and private citizens.
The topics the President proposed for discussion were:
- a solution to the problems of automobile junkyards
- the possibility of underground installation of utility transmission lines
- policies of taxation which would not penalize or discourage conservation and the preservation of beauty
- areas in which the Federal Government could help communities develop their own programs of natural beauty
- the possibility of a tree-planting program.
On this day in 1967, Canadian Prime Minister Lester B. Pearson visited the U.S. Pavilion at EXPO in Montreal.