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Vice President Johnson at Southwest Texas State University (1962)
Gordon Wilkison
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1962 |
| English
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    Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson enters
    A letter written by Southwest Texas State University President John Garland Flowers, who was ill at the time of commencement, is read aloud
    Johnson begins his address
    Johnson inspires graduates to fulfill the potential of their capacity
    The vice president compares the communist system to the system of democracy
    Johnson switches to the topic of the space program
    "He who controls the weather, will control the world!"
    A standing ovation
    The conferring of degrees