Picket at LBJ Speech


Fifth Estate # 35, August 1-15, 1967

Lyndon Baines Johnson, 36th President of the U-nited States of America; the man who sends troops to Vietnam, Santo Domingo, the Congo, and now our own home town is scheduled to speak in Detroit on August 2nd.

Peace activists across the country have promised that Johnson will be met with demonstrations wherever he goes as long as he continues the war in Vietnam. And if Johnson is not frightened away by a little rioting the major peace and civil rights groups plan a large reception for him in the form of a giant picket line.

He is scheduled to speak to the Association of County Employees at Cobo Hall in downtown Detroit, 7:30 p.m. on the 2nd. In the event LBJ doesn’t appear an Administration representative will speak in his place and the demonstration will still be held.

Be there and tell Johnson to get out of Vietnam now!