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What Ben Bradlee stood for
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Ben Bradlee: What he stood for (Opinion)

He is the author of "Jimmy Carter" and the forthcoming book, "The Fierce Urgency of Now: Lyndon Johnson, Congress and the Battle for the Great Society." The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of the author. (CNN) -- The death of ... Austin American Statesman, 1 hour ago
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Rollins: How government welfare traps the poor

Fifty years ago, President Lyndon Baines Johnson inaugurated the Great Society— an unprecedented plan to use the power of the federal government to end poverty. Johnson's aspirations were immense. Upon signing the first major piece of Great ...
 Austin American Statesman1 day ago Poverty  Capitalism Magazine1 week ago Poverty? There's a distinction between needy and lazy  Jewish World Review1 week ago The 50th Anniversary of the Chamizal Convention on 1963  US Embassy Mexico: Mexico City1 week ago
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Will Syria be Obama's Vietnam?

FIFTY years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson authorised a strategic bombing campaign against targets in North Vietnam, an escalation of the conflict in Southeast Asia that was swiftly followed by the deployment of American ground troops. Last month, ...
 Nigeria Punch2 days ago Obama channels Johnson; Has Iraq/Syria become Vietnam?  Examiner.com1 week ago US' insurgent fight recalls Vietnam War  MyPaper.sg1 week ago Attention, whoever in the White House monitors this site. Google Lyndon Johnson micromanagement Vietnam.  Redstate1 month ago
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‘The flying housewife’: Geraldine Mock, first woman to fly solo around the world, dies at 88

US President Lyndon B Johnson presented Mock with the Federal Aviation Administration's Exceptional Service decoration in 1964.
 Times of India2 weeks ago Obituary: The flying housewife Jerrie Mock  Irish Independent1 week ago Geraldine Mock. Record breaking pilot. November 22, 1925 - September 30, 201. Aged 88  Scottish Daily Express1 week ago Gone West: Aviatrix Jerrie Mock  Aero-News Network2 weeks ago
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War on Poverty will fail without restructuring

It quietly slipped by, unnoticed, lost in the turmoil of the ISIS crisis -- the 50th anniversary of President Lyndon Johnson's "War on Poverty" speech. Fifty years ago, Johnson verbally recognized the problem of cyclical poverty and, in addition to ...
 Individual.com2 weeks ago
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How LBJ and Reagan Wrecked Our Idealism

In the mid-60s polar opposites Lyndon Johnson and Ronald Reagan promised America more than they could possibly deliver. The result was decades of cynicism
 Yahoo! UK and Ireland1 day ago "Landslide: LBJ and Ronald Reagan at the Dawn of a New America"  Booktv6 days ago The Politician America Really Needs: A Certain First Lady  Time3 weeks ago Political Exaggerations: Stretching the Truth Is a Tradition in American Politics  Huffington Post1 week ago
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Pollyanna Theatre Company explains civil rights in new production

Fifty years ago President Lyndon Baines Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act into law, but how do you explain the significance of this groundbreaking legislation to kids in 2014? That's what Pollyanna Theatre Company is doing in its new children's ...
 Austin American Statesman3 weeks ago
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The White House fence hasn't changed since Lyndon B. Johnson was in office

By , The fence itself is 7 feet 6 inches tall. It is made of evenly spaced iron bars, mounted in a Virginia sandstone base. At the top of the bars — the last physical obstacle between the public sidewalk and the knob on the White House door ...
 Washington Post4 weeks ago
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Hispanic Heritage Month 2014: Sept. 15-Oct. 15

WASHINGTON, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In September 1968, Congress authorized President Lyndon B. Johnson to proclaim National Hispanic Heritage Week, observed during the week that included Sept. 15 and Sept. 16. Congress expanded the ...
 TickerTech.com1 week ago State Rep. Dan Ramos, Ohio House recognize Hispanic Heritage Month  La Prensa7 hours ago Hispanic Heritage Month: Celebrating, and Pondering  Huffington Post1 day ago USS Makin Island operations  DVIDS3 days ago
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The Great Society Meets the Taxpayer

President Lyndon Johnson's legacy was the so-called Great Society (read: entitlement programs). As these programs have matured, along with the U.S. population, the proportion of the people dependent on the State has soared. Indeed, spending on ...
 Cato Institute5 days ago
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