President Johnson


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Noun1.President Johnson - 36th President of the United StatesPresident Johnson - 36th President of the United States; was elected vice president and succeeded Kennedy when Kennedy was assassinated (1908-1973)
2.President Johnson - 17th President of the United StatesPresident Johnson - 17th President of the United States; was elected vice president and succeeded Lincoln when Lincoln was assassinated; was impeached but acquitted by one vote (1808-1875)
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They embody the beliefs that President Johnson held dear-that our mission in public service is to right wrongs, to do justice and to serve man," said Ben Barnes, Vice Chairman of the LBJ Foundation.
EVENTS 1965: President Johnson commits a further 50,000 US troops to the conflict in Vietnam.
To give himself an edge, Zack contacts President Johnson (who knew their father and was very appreciative of their efforts on behalf of his administration—Book 2 The Journal) and asks to be appointed a Deputy U.
1964: President Johnson signed the USA Civil Rights Bill, prohibiting racial discrimination
Then on March 15, President Johnson addressed a joint session of Congress, broadcast to the nation.
King and President Johnson that I felt compelled to write something that offers archival evidence to show that the relationship was anything but contentious, and was ultimately enormously consequential.
Because of the civil rights movement, because of the laws president Johnson signed, new doors of opportunity and education swung open for everybody.
The recent debate in Concord over whether to accept increased Medicaid funds as part of the Affordable Care Act harkens back to the great debate about Medicare in the Johnson Administration, a couple of years prior to 1968, when the Great Society was in full flower and President Johnson was at the height of his power and influence.
The work looks at white segregationist demands on the Democratic Party, newly energized civil rights contingents, and a slow moving and recalcitrant federal government as President Johnson sought to continue his support for civil rights while at the same time avoiding electoral defeat.
1965: US orders 50,000 troops to Vietnam President Johnson has commited a further 50,000 US troops to the conflict in Vietnam.
Following his inauguration, President Johnson is heard to call JFK's mother, Rose Kennedy, at her Massachusetts home.
He explained that a "fully-accredited ambassador will be able to work closely with President Johnson Sirleaf's government as it works to push forward her program of reform and national reconciliation.