Johnson Lyndon Baines
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Lyndon B. Johnson
Johnson, Lyndon Baines 1908-1973.
The 36th president of the United States (1963-1969), who succeeded to the office after John F. Kennedy was assassinated. He initiated wide-ranging social programs but faced criticism over the increasing US involvement in Vietnam and did not stand for reelection in 1968.
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