Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Vice President Lyndon B Johnson arrives at noon May 9 1962 on 707 jet from Chicago, gives short talk at WW Airport then flies on a C-54 prop plane to Pasco for lunch. After the Ice Harbor Dam dedication at 3pm, he flies back to WW and joins a motorcade to the Whitman Hotel for banquet and meeting immediately after which he flies to Seattle in the 707 to be in Century 21 program on May 10th. File photos courtesy of the Union-Bulletin.

Whitman College students protest across the street from Hotel
Whitman student protesters with signs behind ROTC and Sponsors from Wa-Hi

Walla Walla Twins of 1962, Denise & Judy Yeend. pin Johnson

Miss Indian America, Brenda Bearchum

Lyndon B Johnson speaking

Senator Frank Church speaking

Governor Rosellini speaking

Herbert West speaking

Secret Service?

Johnson's 707 jet left Walla Walla right after the banquet heading to Seattle.