Happy Birthday LBJ!
Aug 11, 2016
Celebrate President Johnson's birthday with the LBJ Presidential Library
Free Admission. Beat the heat – we’ve got lots of cool air conditioning and cake!
When: Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
What: Birthday cake and refreshments
Where: LBJ Library, 2313 Red River St.
Admission: Free and free parking
Media Contact: Anne Wheeler, (512) 721-0216, [email protected]
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The LBJ Presidential Library will offer birthday cake and refreshments so that visitors can commemorate the birthday of Lyndon Johnson. Cake will be served at the Library from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. August 27th would have been President Johnson’s 108th birthday. Lyndon Baines Johnson, 36th President of the United States, died in 1973, and is buried near his birthplace in Stonewall, Texas.
Explore Library Exhibits
When exploring the Library’s exhibits, visitors step into a replica of the Oval Office, hear about life in the White House from the President’s daughters, delve into the digital archives to read letters, watch videos, view photos from the Library’s collections, and experience the decade of the Johnson Administration – the turbulent 1960s.
Through innovative, state-of-the art exhibits, the political and personal lives of Lyndon and Lady Bird Johnson come alive. This contemporary experience allows visitors to understand the decisions President Johnson faced and experience his passion for critical issues such as education, civil rights, the environment, health care, and the arts. All aspects of Johnson’s presidency are explored, including the Vietnam War. Visitors can pick up a telephone to hear audio recordings of Johnson as he conducts business –a rare behind-the scenes glimpse inside the White House, found only at the LBJ Library.