Library archivists will be tweeting LBJ’s day of February 20, 1967
Mar 30, 2012
What: Library archivists will be tweeting LBJ's day of February 20, 1967 -
what the President did 45 years ago, in real time.
When: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Contact: Anne Wheeler, Communications Director
(O) 721-0216 (Cell) 731-2351 [email protected]
(Austin, TX) – On Presidents' Day, February 20, 2012, LBJ Library archivists will be tweeting LBJ's day of 45 years ago, in real time.
February 20, 1967, included an incident in Vietnam, two award ceremonies, personal concerns, and acts of symbolic importance. On the Library's Twitter feed, you will find cables sent from overseas, photos of LBJ in the White House, and a handwritten note he made about a phone call. Experience an insider's view of life and work inside the White House.
The Library itself features two exhibits open to the public on Presidents' Day.
Now through March 25: Etched Memory: Icons of American Photography at the Briscoe Center. This exhibit features ten iconic photographs that help define the American visual memory of the last 70 years.
(Location: lobby outside the elevators on the 4th floor.)
Now through March 25: United States Secret Service. This exhibit chronicles the history of the Secret Service and pays tribute to the heroic special agents who put their lives on the line. (Location: Great Hall.)