The Canberra Times
Thursday, 7 December 2023

LBJ came all the way to Aust

By Ian Warden
Updated April 18 2018 - 11:05pm, first published June 11 2012 - 3:00am

The famous Canberran Jack Dealy, who has just died at 94, and whose praises have been sung in recent Gang-gang columns (he was a policeman, a wrestler and a towering pillar of society), used to tell an alarming story about US president Lyndon Baines Johnson and his visit to Canberra in 1966.