Lyndon B. Johnson

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Lyndon B. Johnson


Born
in Stonewall, Texas, The United States
August 27, 1908

Died
January 22, 1973

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Lyndon Baines Johnson (often referred to as LBJ), was the thirty-sixth President of the United States (1963–1969). Johnson served a long career in the U.S. Congress, and in 1960 was selected by then-Presidential candidate John F. Kennedy to be his running-mate. Johnson became the thirty-seventh Vice President, and in 1963, he succeeded to the presidency following Kennedy's assassination. He was a major leader of the Democratic Party and as President was responsible for designing the Great Society, comprising liberal legislation including civil rights laws, Medicare (health care for the elderly), Medicaid (health care for the poor), aid to education, and a "War on Poverty." Simultaneously, he escalated the American involvement in the Vietnam ...more

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Taking Charge: The Johnson ...

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The Vantage Point: Perspect...

3.69 avg rating — 115 ratings — published 1971 — 3 editions
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Quotations from Chairman LBJ

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My Hope for America

4.09 avg rating — 11 ratings — published 1964
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The Choices We Face

3.56 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 1969
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A Time For Action

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3.14 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 1964 — 4 editions
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State of the Union Address

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Quotations of Lyndon Baines...

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Inaugural Addresses: Presid...

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And We Shall Overcome: " Pr...

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“Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose.”
Lyndon B. Johnson

“Books and ideas are the most effective weapons against intolerance and ignorance.”
Lyndon Baines Johnson

“If you can convince the lowest white man he's better than the best colored man, he won't notice you're picking his pocket. Hell, give him somebody to look down on, and he'll empty his pockets for you.”
Lyndon B. Johnson