• On this day in 1967, President Johnson signed a bill amending the Federal Credit Union Act.

    ’The bill that I sign today, we think, strengthens our Federal credit unions. It allows them to:

    ’Lend money more easily

    ’Pay dividends twice as often, and

    ’It allows them to pay dividends for a whole month on deposits received during the first 10 days of the month.

    ’A credit union can be another weapon in the war on poverty.’

  • On this day in 1968, President Johnson traveled to El Paso, Texas, to attend the inauguration of the new river channel completing the Chamizal Boundary Change.