Black and white photograph depicting Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson (1908-1973) speaking with President John F. Kennedy (1917-1963). Norris Bradbury (1909-1997) and Senator Clinton Anderson (1895-1975) are seated in a vehicle in the foreground. This was the first presidential visit to Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory. During this visit, President Kennedy gave a speech at Los Alamos High School in Los Alamos, New Mexico during which he thanked the town’s citizens for their direct contributions towards the country’s domestic and international efforts.
Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory is best known as the top-secret site where the development of the atomic bomb and the design of nuclear weapons took place during World War II under the Manhattan Project.
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Regan, William B. “President John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson Visit Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory,” December 7, 1962. Records of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory - Nuclear Division, Box 6. Science History Institute. Philadelphia. https://digital.sciencehistory.org/works/2ve0bgo.
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