Lyndon B. Johnson

New Book on 1964 Legislation
12:23 pm
Sun April 20, 2014

Working Together to Support Civil Rights

President Johnson signing the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
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Republicans joined Democrats to pass the American Civil Rights Act of 1964 in an act of bi-partisanship that’s rare today.

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LBJ and the War on Poverty
6:25 pm
Tue January 7, 2014

When a President Fought for the Poor

President Lyndon B. Johnson
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American President Lyndon Baines Johnson declared war on January 8, 1964. However, he was not at war with another nation – he was at war with poverty.

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