Independence Day (Moldova), Lyndon Baines Johnson
had asked poignantly of President Lyndon Baines Johnson
, can the United States win the war in the jungles of Vietnam and in the streets of Detroit?
The book has its origins in a workshop at the London School of Economics on the Big Society, which seems to be current British English for what Lyndon Baines Johnson
called the Great Society.
Researcher Stephen Cooper has noted that Lyndon Baines Johnson
"understood well the publicity value of the American news media" and exploited reporters by attempting to use them as "torch bearers" for his programs and policies.
In 1948, so the legend goes, Lyndon Baines Johnson
, facing a formidable and well-financed primary opponent in his Senate race, turned to his campaign manager and suggested they spread the rumor that his pig farmer opponent had engaged in acts of barnyard intimacy that provided him "routine carnal knowledge" of his sows.
To borrow a reference from the recent past, he was at times like Martin Luther King, Jr, rising above rancour and at times like Lyndon Baines Johnson
, challenging the nation to pass the Civil Rights Bill of 1965.
Participants were shuttled to the Lyndon Baines Johnson
School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin, for two concurrent sessions--"Council Relations: Managing Conflict to Pursue the Vision," led by Steve Montague, and "Probing the Principle Dimensions of Leadership," led by Dr.
Lyndon Baines Johnson
was never supposed to be president, at least according to the Kennedys, yet he presided over one of the most volatile decades of the twentieth century.
Education Secretary Margaret Spellings honored President Lyndon Baines Johnson
in a ceremony officially renaming the U.
is now the Lyndon Baines Johnson
Department of Education Federal Building, in honor of the 36th president who signed into law several key education bills, including the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965--the foundation of today's No Child Left Behind Act of 2001.
Mrs Johnson and her husband, Lyndon Baines Johnson
, moved into the White House under tragic circumstances in 1963.
In Bullock County, Alabama, about fifty miles southeast of Montgomery, I sweated out the long, hot June and July before President Lyndon Baines Johnson
finally signed the Voting Rights Act on August 6, 1965.