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Restoring Balance to LBJ's Presidency

The political sideshow at the Civil Rights Summit

AUSTIN - The Civil Rights Summit honoring Lyndon B. Johnson's achievements played out against a backdrop of ambitious politicos muscling for an advantage. He probably would have enjoyed the spectacle. There was the Democrat running for ... Houston Chronicle, 1 day ago
Finding the good in Preisdent Lyndon Johnson Big News Network, 13 hours ago
Restoring Balance to LBJ's Presidency Bloomberg, 2 days ago

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I'm OK With Calling LBJ a "Liberal Hero" (and No, I'm Not Ignoring Vietnam)

When I wrote my mixed assessment of All the Way, the engaging but often-cartoonish Broadway play about Lyndon Johnson, I criticized Baby Boomers who insisted that the blunders of Vietnam should negate the triumphs of the Great Society. I was ...
 The New Republic Online1 day ago Only a Little Way with LBJ  Examiner.com1 day ago Obama embraces Johnson legacy  MSNBC5 days ago The comeback of LBJ's way  Big News Network5 days ago

Viewing Barack Obama in Lyndon B. Johnson's shadow

04/12/2014 Four American presidents travelled to Texas to celebrate the legacy of another American president, Lyndon B. Johnson. The panelists discuss what it means for what the current president is trying
 MSNBC3 days ago Carter: Men still control too many levers  MSNBC6 days ago 50 years later, America remains divided  MSNBC1 week ago Obama to headline civil rights summit in Texas  Rediff.com1 week ago

Obama says voter rights threatened from ID laws

Updated 4:41 p.m. ET, 4/11/2014 New York (CNN) If President Barack Obama's remarks Thursday at Lyndon Johnson's presidential library were meant to honor the legacy of the civil rights movement, Friday's speech to a rights group in New York ...
 CNN4 days ago Obama to narrow in on voting rights  WCVB.com4 days ago

Rev. Al Sharpton answered your civil rights questions

Fifty years ago President Lyndon Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act. In reflection, Al Sharpton responded to your questions from the Civil Rights Summit . Gwendolyn#1 : Hello Rev. Al: How can we galvanize all Democrats, liberals, women, ...
 MSNBC4 days ago 50 years on, honoring the Southern Democrat who spearheaded the Civil Rights Act  PBS5 days ago How the Civil Rights Act pioneered anti-discrimination laws in America  Big News Network5 days ago Rev. Al Sharpton is taking your questions  MSNBC1 week ago

President Johnson's family on his legacy

04/10/2014 President Lyndon Johnson's daughter, Luci Johnson, and granddaughter, Nicole Covert, join Chuck Todd to discuss the late leader's legacy - from the Vietnam War to the Civil
 MSNBC5 days ago LBJ's daughter speaks out  CNN5 days ago LBJ daughter: I didn't date without Secret Service  The Hill1 week ago Watch: LBJ's Daughters Say Father Would Have Supported Marriage Equality  Human Rights Campaign1 week ago
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LBJ Was No Liberal Hero

Lyndon B. Johnson on a visit to Vietnam, 1966 (LBJ Library via Wikimedia Commons) From 1964 to 1968, close to 34,000 Americans died in South Vietnam. We will never know how many Vietnamese women, men, and children perished during those years, but ...
 Dissent Magazine2 days ago Obama Could Stand to Be a Little More Like LBJ  The Root5 days ago Stop the Revisionism: LBJ Was No Liberal Hero  The New Republic Online4 days ago

George W. Bush tells a dirty joke (Video)

From the Houston Chronicle , which covered former president George W. Bush's speech at the Lyndon Johnson presidential library: While delivering a serious message, Bush started with a couple of jokes, including one about presidents and their ...
 Washington Post4 days ago George W. Bush hints at dirty joke during civil rights summit  Big News Network3 days ago 'Painter' George W. Bush is a pro at telling dirty jokes too!  NetIndia123.com4 days ago

Why Civil Rights Act couldn't pass today

(CNN) -- On the day the Civil Rights Act of 1964 was signed, U.S. Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy called Lyndon B. Johnson, urging the President to postpone his endorsement. A stalwart of the civil rights movement, Kennedy worried signing the ...
 CNN3 days ago Many doubt Civil Rights Act could pass today  KTXS-TV1 week ago Many doubt 1964 Civil Rights Act could pass today  CNN6 days ago National Archives Explores Battle for the Civil Rights Act of 1964 on April 15  NARA1 week ago

America's next great president: Why Obama's departure paves the way for the next FDR

Why can't Barack Obama be more like Lyndon Johnson? The fiftieth anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, commemorated by living presidents at the LBJ School of Public Affairs in Austin, Texas, last week, has renewed interest in comparisons between the ...
 Salon3 days ago
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