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Johnson, Lyndon B. (1908-1973) Proclamation of Mourning for John F. Kennedy

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09533 Author/Creator: Johnson, Lyndon B. (1908-1973) Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Printed document Date: November 23, 1963 Pagination: 1 p. ; 35.3 x 21.5 cm.

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