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For sale is an original 1965 PRESIDENT JOHNSON INAUGURAL PROGRAM & 1965 LIFE MAGAZINE featuring PRESIDENT JOHNSON’S INAUGRATION. The Inauguration program features photos of America’s First Family (LBJ, his wife Lady Bird Johnson, and his tow daughters Lynda and Luci) and also the Vice President Hubert Humphrey’s Family. This program was for his second inauguration which would have been a more joyful event. The program has both color and black and white photos. Chief Justice Earl Warren administered the oath of office. Lady Bird Johnson founded the tradition of incoming first ladies participating in the ceremony by holding the sworn-in president’s Bible. This was the first inauguration when the president rode in a bulletproof limousine.

1965 LIFE MAGAZINE with cover photo depicting PRESIDENT JOHNSON’S INAUGRATION. This magazine is in very good condition. This magazine originally sold for 35 cents. The large magazine is complete with all 104 pages. The magazine size measures 14 inches by 10 1/2 inches. Beside LBJ’s inauguration, this issues include stories on the Indonesia’s president; the US Mariner mission to Mars; high school basketball star Lew Alcindor (later Laker Star Kareem Abdul-Jabbar), and Sir Winston Churchill. Magazine has plenty of great adverts.

Life was published weekly from 1883 to 1972, as an intermittent “special” until 1978, and as a monthly from 1978 until 2000. During its golden age from 1936 to 1972, Life was a wide-ranging weekly general-interest magazine known for the quality of its photography. Life became the first all-photographic American news magazine, and it dominated the market for several decades. Possibly the best-known photograph published in the magazine was Alfred Eisenstaedt’s photograph of a nurse in a sailor’s arms, taken on August 14, 1945, as they celebrated Victory over Japan Day in New York City.

Weight 1.5 lbs
Dimensions 14 × 10 × 1 in