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Barbecue at the LBJ Ranch for Latin American Diplomats The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration Sound | 1967
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A weekend barbeque Texas-style at President Johnson's ranch.
The guests: Latin American diplomats and their wives. The menu: beef, chicken, pork ribs, and sourdough biscuits.
The President and Mrs. Johnson, joined by expectant mother Lucy Johnson Nugent, greet some 30 foreign envoys. The party is a social prelude to a
Latin American summit meeting in Uruguay.
Lyndon Johnson, Lady Bird Johnson, and Luci Johnson Nugent
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Preceding the April 1967 Punta del Este summit in Uruguay, President Johnson invited the ambassadors to a weekend at the ranch that included one of his famous barbecues. The purpose for the festivities was to provide a casual setting for the attendees to get acquainted before the formal meetings the following week.