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Courtesy Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library

Johnson announces he will not run for re-election

President Johnson delivers a nationally televised address to explain a de-escalation of the U.S. bombing campaign in Vietnam. He concludes with a shocking announcement: "I shall not seek, and I will not accept the nomination of my party for another term as your president."

Pictured: President Johnson.

Video Credit: Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library