President John F. Kennedy, Jacqueline Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson, and others watch the lift-off of the first American in space, Astronaut Alan Shepard. The television is in the Office of the President’s Secretary in White House. 5/5/61
-from the JFK Library
The Immigration Act- In view of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the Immigration Act on October 3, 1965. This act repeals the restrictive national origins quota system which originated in 1921.
Shown here, LBJ signs The Immigration Act surrounded by Vice President Hubert Humphrey, Lady Bird Johnson, Muriel Humphrey, Senators Edward Kennedy and Robert F. Kennedy.