12168169page 170 of 173171172173 BackWhite House press releaseObject Number: 2010.042.0001Category: DocumentsType of Object: DocumentDate: 11/27/1963Credit Line: The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza CollectionDimensions: 14 x 8 1/2 in. (35.6 x 21.6 cm)Medium: PaperDescriptionPress release transcript distributed by the White House Press Secretary of Lyndon Johnson's first address to Congress as president following the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Johnson describes, among other things, his plan to continue Kennedy’s civil rights legislation.The document consists of 4 pages and is dated November 27, 1963. Heading at top of document reads:" FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NOVEMBER 27, 1963OFFICE OF THE WHITE HOUSE PRESS SECRETARY______________________________________________THE WHITE HOUSEREMARKS OF THE PRESIDENTTO A JOINT SESSION OF THE CONGRESS(AS ACTUALLY DELIVERED) "This heading is followed by the text of Johnson's actual speech to Congress.Curator's NotesThis document is a great teaching tool for demonstrating how President Johnson connected his goals with President Kennedy's legacy through his use of the phrase "let us continue." - Sharron Conrad, Curator of EducationTags Civil rights Johnson, Lyndon B. Kennedy, John F. Press release Speeches U.S. Congress All requests for permission to reproduce, publish or broadcast materials in this collection must be submitted to the Museum's registrar, using the Rights & Reproductions Request Form. Inquiries may be sent to email@example.com.