US President Lyndon B. Johnson and his family in the Yellow Oval Room of the White House on Christmas Eve in 1968.
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On this day: a Christmas party at the White House
US President Lyndon B. Johnson entertains guests at a Christmas party near the Blue Room Christmas Tree in the White House on the 16th of December, 1964.
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US President Lyndon B. Johnson meets a crowd on the 30th of June, 1966.
On this day: the US Embassy Bombing
On the 30th of March, 1965 the United States embassy in Saigon, Vietnam was bombed by the Viet Cong. The attack killed twenty-two people and injured 183 others.
The vehicle containing the bomb held 300 pounds of plastic explosives. Even though it was suggested, US President Lyndon B. Johnson refused to authorise retaliatory raids on North Vietnam.