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The LBJ Library, Austin

Monday, January 30, 2017

We made a visit to the LBJ Presidential Library in Austin, designed by Gordon Bunshaft
Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum, University of Texas at Austin

Here, a display of pens (fountain and otherwise) he used to sign various bills
Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum, University of Texas at Austin

Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum, University of Texas at Austin

Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum, University of Texas at Austin

Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum, University of Texas at Austin

...there's even an animatronic LBJ
Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum, University of Texas at Austin

Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum, University of Texas at Austin

Besides the imposing architecture, the interior is stunning -- a 4-story view of the glassed-in archives
Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum, University of Texas at Austin

Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum, University of Texas at Austin

The common area can feel quite vast, but there are more intimate spaces for evaluating other exhibits
Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum, University of Texas at Austin

Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum, University of Texas at Austin

Here, the missal he used to take the Oath of Office in 1963 -- it was a gift to President Kennedy
Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum, University of Texas at Austin

Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum, University of Texas at Austin

Oval Office replica, to 7/8 scale
Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum, University of Texas at Austin

Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum, University of Texas at Austin

Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum, University of Texas at Austin

Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum, University of Texas at Austin

But the best, Lady Bird's cha-cha mod office, with a tiny sign that says 'Can Do'.
Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum, University of Texas at Austin

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HBO's 2016 film 'All the Way' on LBJ

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