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Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Great Society
Fierce Urgency of Now

Weekend Reader: ‘The Fierce Urgency Of Now: Lyndon Johnson, Congress, And The Battle For The Great Society’

There was a time when it was possible for the legislative branch to enact ambitious change.

January 10, 2015

Obama Seeks Common Cause With LBJ At Civil Rights Event

Austin (AFP) – Barack Obama made a defiant case Thursday for wielding the presidency’s power to forge change and equality, harnessing the “giant” legacy of Lyndon Johnson to justify his own political creed. Obama said his mere presence, as the first black president, at an event honoring Johnson’s role in passing civil rights legislation outlawing […]

April 10, 2014