L.B.J. Signs Bill (Rapid Transit Bill)
1965 (Actual Year)
02:15:44 - 02:17:31
Master 3 - Tape 1 President Lyndon B. Johnson signs Rapid Transit Bill. Exterior in the Rose Garden, just outside the President's office. Slightly overhead MS from side of LBJ signing bill on desk. Uses different pens to sign it then in a CU it appears he hands out the pens to some of the onlookers. Front view (over the heads of onlookers) of LBJ signing bill. Press photographers in front snap pictures. MS/CU of President. Presidential seal in foreground. CU of LBJ's hand on pen, next to bill, CU bill. Low anlge MS of Johnson handing out pens to spectators. WS LBJ signing bill in rose garden. MS/CU LBJ from behind as he greets onlookers. CU pens stacked on signing desk. Partial MS of posed officals. Brief WS LBJ at desk surrounded by officials, presidential podium visible with presidential seal in b/g. MS flowers in garden - pan/tilt up to WS crowd in rose garden. Senator Edmund Muskie is in the foreground of one scene.
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