Lyndon Johnson

Marker Placed At Dallas Love Field Near Where LBJ Sworn InA bronze marker has been installed near the spot at Dallas Love Field where Lyndon B. Johnson took the oath of office to become president after the assassination of John F. Kennedy.
Obama To Focus Civil Rights Message On VotingA day after hailing the Civil Rights Act as a lasting legacy of Lyndon B. Johnson's presidency, President Barack Obama is using another civil rights forum to issue an election-year warning against erosion of the Voting Rights Act.
Obama Honors Civil Rights ProgressBarack Obama was 2 years old when President Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act, putting an end to a U.S. where schools, restaurants and water fountains were divided by race.
Service Sunday For Former Texas Congressman BrooksA public service will be held Sunday at Lamar University for former Texas Congressman Jack Brooks.
Former Rep. Jack Brooks Dies In BeaumontFormer U.S. Rep. Jack Brooks, a Democrat who spent 42 years representing his Southeast Texas district, has died at age 89.
LBJ Library To Release Pentagon PapersPrecisely 40 years after they began to appear in The New York Times, triggering a constitutional crisis over freedom of the press, the Pentagon Papers will be released at the Lyndon B. Johnson Library and Museum and other sites Monday.
LBJ Library Releases Lady Bird's Oral HistoriesLady Bird Johnson's personal insight into the pre-presidential years is revealed in a large collection of oral histories the LBJ Library has released as part of its 40th anniversary celebration this week.
LBJ Plane On Display At LBJ Ranch