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Lyndon B. Johnson

Lyndon B. Johnson was a politician who became U.S. Vice-president then President.

White House Biography
From the official White House site

The American President: Lyndon B. Johnson
Another finely detailed biography

The History of the Presidential Election
EVERY election, from George Washington to the present. Which political parties have come and gone? Who has been elected more times than anybody else? Who were the "Know-Nothings"? All these and more are answered in this expansive yet easy-to-read article.

Lyndon B. Johnson
Wikipedia bio of the president

Lyndon B. Johnson
Biography from the Internet Public Library

The Kennedy Assassination
Still a controversy

The Election of 1964
Johnson wins in a landslide.

The Cold War
Decades-long struggle with Communist powers

The Civil Rights Movement
LBJ helped tremendously in this regard

Civil Rights Act of 1964
Entire text of the famous, wide-reaching law

The Great Society
Johnson's domestic policies

The War on Poverty
LBJ's attempt to level the economic playing field

The Vietnam War
Johnson escalated things precipitously

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