On October 12, 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson visited Butte during his election campaign. President Johnson spoke at the Butte Civic Center in front of a crowd of 12,000 people, while another 35,000 cheered him at the airport and along Harrison Avenue. Although the day was later called LBJ Day in the newspapers, the President was only able to visit Butte for a little more than an hour. President Johnson would win the 1964 presidential election and serve as our nation’s president until 1969.
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