Message to President Franz Jonas on the Flood Disaster in Southern Austria.
I WAS deeply distressed to learn of the suffering and loss of human life caused by the floods in Southern Austria. The American people join me in offering you and the courageous people of Austria our deepest sympathy during this difficult period. We stand ready to assist you in any way we can .
LYNDON B. JOHNSON
Note: The message was read by George Christian, Acting Press Secretary, at his news conference at 10:18 a.m. on Friday, November 11, 1966, at San Antonio, Texas. It was not made public in the form of a White House press release.
Lyndon B. Johnson, Message to President Franz Jonas on the Flood Disaster in Southern Austria. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/238418