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Lyndon Baines Johnson (August 27, 1908 – January 22, 1973), often referred to as LBJ, was the 36th President of the United States (1963–1969), a position he assumed after his service...

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  • Obama calls for ban on job discrimination against gays

      News Source: The Globe & Mail | 2 days ago
    Video Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne says it was "terrific" that the fact she's openly gay was never an issue in the provincial election campaign. CP Video Video Video That's wrong, he said to an audience of supporters...Before signing the order,
  • The Fix: Republicans have taken over Hope. Presidential home towns are ...

      News Source: Washington Post | 6 days ago
    Clinton. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images) Bill Clinton, famously, was born and raised in Hope, Ark., a fact that was employed to great effect during his 1992 candidacy for the presidency. (If you aren't old enough to have experienced it,
  • A Development Project With a Silver Lining

      News Source: Austin Chronicle | 14 days ago
    The Rebekah Baines Johnson Center , located on 18 acres of prime real estate on the north shore of Lady Bird Lake , is currently home to low-income seniors whose average age is 78. About 20% of the residents have disabilities but are able to enjoy
  • Westport salutes longtime zoning board member Clayton Harrison

      News Source: Acushnet Community News | 17 days ago
    When town resident Clayton Harrison first began on the Zoning Board of Appeals, Lyndon B. Johnson was president and The Beatles were still making albums. Harrison, after some 48 years on the board, has stepped down...Selectmen at last Monday's
  • 1964 Civil Rights Act

      News Source: CNN | 21 days ago
    Its signing of the Civil Rights Act in 1964 is considered the nation's most important civil rights legislation since Reconstruction (1865-1877) as it prohibited discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex or national origin...Johnson
  • By the Numbers: Congress and civil rights

      News Source: CNN | 21 days ago
    Congressional leaders on Tuesday will mark the 50th anniversary of the landmark Civil Rights Act of 1964, which outlawed discrimination on the basis of race, religion, sex or national origin. Rep. Marcia Fudge, chair of the Congressional Black Caucus,
  • 5 things to know about the 1964 Civil Rights Act

      News Source: Virginian-Pilot Online | 21 days ago
    Johnson signed into law the Civil Rights Act of 1964, one of the most significant civil rights achievements in U.S. history. This new law made it illegal to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin; It ended school,
  • Clintons' corporate ATM cuts both ways

      News Source: Fox News | 21 days ago
    Raising cash in staggering amounts, much of it from Wall Street, the Clintons' fundraising machine has put 2016 Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton in the driver's seat when it comes to the big bucks required to seek the highest office in the land.

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