Lyndon Johnson Takes The Oath Of Office As US President

Lyndon Baines Johnson became the 36th President of the United States on November 22, 1963, following the assassination of John F. Kennedy.

Johnson automatically succeeded to the presidency on Kennedy’s death.

He took the oath of office on the presidential plane Air Force One. The oath was administered by Sarah Hughes (1896-1985), a Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas.

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  • Listen to Johnson take the oath of office on November 22, 1963 (30s)
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