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Watching Television in the Oval Office

June 05, 1967
Source: Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum

On June 5, 1967, President Lyndon Johnson watched television coverage of the Six Day War between Israel and its neighbors Egypt, Jordan, and Syria on three television sets in the Oval Office. The Israelis won the conflict and received the Gaza Strip and West Bank, among other territories, as concessions. LBJ Library photo by Yoichi R. Okamoto.

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