Tribpedia: Lyndon Baines Johnson

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Lyndon Baines Johnson was the 36th president of the United States and served from 1963-1969. He was vice president from 1961 until 1963, when President John F. Kennedy was assassinated. LBJ also served in the U.S. House and Senate.

LBJ as born Aug. 27, 1908, on a farm in the Hill Country near Stonewall, according to the Handbook of ...

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Chronicler of Presidents is Bringing Four Together

Mark K. Updegrove, director of the LBJ Library, with, President Jimmy Carter. Updegrove is hosting an April summit featuring four presidents.
Mark K. Updegrove, director of the LBJ Library, with, President Jimmy Carter. Updegrove is hosting an April summit featuring four presidents.

The lineup for the upcoming Civil Rights Summit hosted by the LBJ Library and Museum is the latest accomplishment for the library's director, Mark K. Updegrove. He is building attention for Johnson’s legislative legacy and the office of president through three acclaimed books, news interviews and articles.

Former First Lady Lady Bird Johnson is being recognized by the U.S. Postal Service with a commemorative Forever stamp.
Former First Lady Lady Bird Johnson is being recognized by the U.S. Postal Service with a commemorative Forever stamp.

USPS to Honor Lady Bird Johnson With Commemorative Stamp

The U.S. Postal Service is recognizing Lady Bird Johnson's centennial with the release of a commemorative stamp featuring her White House portrait, making her one of only five first ladies to be featured on postage.

Governor Perry on stage with his family after announcing his run for the 2012 presidency.
Governor Perry on stage with his family after announcing his run for the 2012 presidency.

Perry Latest in Long Line of White House Hopefuls From Texas

Now that Rick Perry has officially entered the race for president, he'll soon start to set himself apart from the rest of the GOP field. But first, Ben Philpott of KUT News has a look back at how Perry compares with the the other Texans who have made a run for the White House.

Liz Carpenter Dies

The LBJ hand — she was the president's speechwriter, penning the famous 58 words he uttered after the assassination of John F. Kennedy, and was Lady Bird's press secretary and chief of staff — died today at 89 after a long illness.