50 years of the Wilderness Act
U-T San Diego
Fifty years ago this week, President Lyndon Johnson signed into law the Wilderness Act, supported by nearly everyone in Congress, Republicans and Democrats alike. Nine million acres were allotted to the National Wilderness Preservation System.
10 fascinating facts about President Lyndon B. Johnson
Constitution Daily (blog)
On the occasion of President Lyndon Johnson's 106th birthday, the National Constitution Center looks at 10 interesting facts about one of the most colorful and controversial figures in American history. pesidentjohnson If Johnson hadn't become ...
Today's Texas Democrats Would Have Hated LBJ
Let's go back in time for a moment, 85 years back, to Lyndon Johnson's senior year at Southwest Texas State Teachers College. Young Lyndon infused energy into the student elections at the San Marcos school, which is a diplomatic way of saying that ...
We want our politicians to act like LBJ. But not really.
He has no capacity for the inside machinations or tactical brutality we associate with a more sophisticated and celebrated president like Lyndon Johnson. What we really need, I guess, is an executive in the mold of a Chris Christie or an Andrew Cuomo ...