LBJ and Merriman Smith | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

Photograph

LBJ and Merriman Smith

LBJ and Merriman Smith | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Merriman Smith of UPI, the "dean of the White House correspondents," with President Lyndon Johnson, in the White House. Smith enjoyed a close relationship with the President, and Smith worried he might cross the line of journalistic objectivity. This image was part of a scrapbook of humorously-captioned images presented to Smith in 1968 by the President to mark his 55th birthday.
DESCRIPTION
Merriman Smith of UPI, the "dean of the White House correspondents," with President Lyndon Johnson, in the White House. Smith enjoyed a close relationship with the President, and Smith worried he might cross the line of journalistic objectivity. This image was part of a scrapbook of humorously-captioned images presented to Smith in 1968 by the President to mark his 55th birthday.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:73223
Creation Date:date unknown
Creator Name:White House Photograph
City:Washington
County:
State:District of Columbia
Collection Name:Smith, A. Merriman, 1913-1970 : A. Merriman Smith papers, 1937-1973 (bulk 1940-1970)
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:PH 4910.33
Original Dimensions:11 x 7.25 inches
SUBJECTS
Painting
Flower arrangement
Clothing and dress
Furniture
Interior decoration
Interviewing
Men
Presidents
Telephone
Reporters and reporting

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