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President Johnson Signs Elementary and Secondary Education Act (1965)
Gordon Wilkison
Silent |
1965 |
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    President Lyndon B. Johnson arrives at the ceremony
    Johnson's childhood schoolteacher, Kate Deadrich Loney, sits next to the President during the ceremony. Upon introducing her to the crowd, Johnson told those gathered, "I started school when I was four years old, and they tell me, Miss Kate, that I recited my first lesson while sitting on your lap."
    The Johnson family departs
    The President and First Lady attend Palm Sunday services at the First Methodist Church