Category Archives: LBJ Presidency

LBJ Library: Video: President Lyndon Johnson’s Great Society Speech at the University of Michigan, 5/22/1964

Whatever you think of President Lyndon Johnson’s Great Society speech whether you love it or hate it, or like it, or dislike it, this is one of the best and most important speeches in American history. Because it laid out … Continue reading

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LBJ Library: President Johnson’s 1964 State of the Union address, 1/8/64

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat This is the speech where President Lyndon Johnson calls to continue President John Kennedy’s agenda. Putting his tax cut plan through Congress that President Kennedy badly wanted. As well as calling … Continue reading

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Mike Gardner: NBC News Lyndon Johnson’s Last Day as President in 1969

Source: This piece was originally posted at FRS Daily Journal I’m guessing Lyndon Johnson was ready to leave the presidency and had enough. 1966, was a really rough year for President Johnson and the Johnson Presidency. House Democrats, lose over … Continue reading

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James Miller Center: The Legacy of President Lyndon B. Johnson

Source: James Miller Center: President Lyndon Johnson- Remarks on Signing The Civil Rights Bill Lyndon Johnson’s Presidency is remembered for the Vietnam War and the miss-handling of it but that’s only part of the story of a five year Presidency. When … Continue reading

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