The LBJ Library, Austin

We made a visit to the LBJ Presidential Library in Austin, designed by Gordon Bunshaft
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Here, a display of pens (fountain and otherwise) he used to sign various bills
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…there’s even an animatronic LBJ

Besides the imposing architecture, the interior is stunning — a 4-story view of the glassed-in archives

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The common area can feel quite vast, but there are more intimate spaces for evaluating other exhibits

Here, the missal he used to take the Oath of Office in 1963 — it was a gift to President Kennedy
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Oval Office replica, to 7/8 scale
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But the best, Lady Bird’s cha-cha mod office, with a tiny sign that says ‘Can Do’.


HBO’s 2016 film ‘All the Way’ on LBJ

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