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  • Lyndon Johnson was elected president and the civil rights law was passed.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Longest Ride
  • President Lyndon Johnson signed the Civil Rights Bill on July 2, 1964, and signed the Voting Rights Act on August 6, 1965.
    Christopher Paul Curtis  --  The Watsons Go to Birmingham—1963
  • She didn’t talk much, and when she did, it was usually a bitter tirade against Lyndon Johnson or Richard Nixon.
    Scott Pratt  --  An Innocent Client
  • I guess I don’t need to tell you about what his office was like, except that it was mostly like the room outside, but one wall had pictures of Mr. Ballard throwing horseshoes with a whole lot of people I didn’t know and a couple I did: Mayor John Lindsay and —I’m not lying—President Lyndon B. Johnson, which he saw me looking at.
    Gary D. Schmidt  --  Okay for Now

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  • It was part of Lyndon Johnson’s Great Society and was modeled after the Depression era’s Civilian Conservation Corps.
    Wes Moore  --  The Other Wes Moore
  • The spirit of Lyndon B. Johnson will contact CBS executives to arrange an interview on live TV in order to defend itself against charges made in recent books.
    Don DeLillo  --  White Noise
  • We spend the next twenty minutes discussing the Kennedys, Martin Luther King Jr., Castro, Lyndon B. Johnson, and government goons.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Identical
  • …war, when he ran for the Senate, when he stood up against powerful interests in Massachusetts to fight for the St. Lawrence Seaway, when he fought for a labor reform act in 1959, when he entered the West Virginia primary in 1960, when he debated Lyndon Johnson at the Democratic Convention in Los Angeles with no advance notice, when he took the blame completely on himself for the failure at the Bay of Pigs, when he fought the steel companies, when he stood up at Berlin in 1961 and then…
    John F. Kennedy  --  Profiles in Courage
  • President Lyndon Johnson was a rich source of salty Texas expressions.
    Robert MacNeil and William Crane  --  Do You Speak American?
  • She and her husband visited President Lyndon Johnson at the White House.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky

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  • Andrew Johnson was born in 1808, Lyndon Johnson in 1908.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • Richard M. Nixon smiles as Angel places his cap on Senator Lyndon B. Johnson’s head.
    W. William Winokur  --  The Perfect Game
  • The radio reported that Lyndon Johnson was being dangled upside down from a towline on a helicopter, swinging in the breeze over the Primate Lab, right here in Madison, in the outright nude, after being kidnapped by parties unknown.
    Don DeLillo  --  Underworld
  • Behind the president is the new vice president, Lyndon Johnson.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • Behind Kennedy stand Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon, and Harry Truman.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • Lyndon Johnson is well-known for grabbing shoulders and slapping backs, but Kennedy keeps a physical distance between himself and other men.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • As the election of 1960 drew nearer, it was Bobby who fought hardest against Lyndon Johnson as the choice for vice president.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • Lyndon Johnson knows precisely what his predecessors meant.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • But when Kennedy picks up the phone to call for help on the morning of April 17, he does not call Lyndon Johnson.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • Meanwhile, Lyndon Johnson drifts farther and farther from the center of political power.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • Bobby Kennedy rushes to his brother’s defense when Lyndon Johnson complains that he’s been kept out of the loop.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • Lyndon Johnson does not tiptoe when it comes to foreign relations.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • Lyndon Johnson is a persnickety traveler.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • And on a much more personal level, he must negotiate the animus between Attorney General Bobby Kennedy and Vice President Lyndon Johnson, who despise each other.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • In May 1961, JFK tasks Vice President Lyndon Johnson with a fact-finding trip to Vietnam, sending him farther away from the Oval Office than ever before.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • Other than John Kennedy, only two men are allowed to enter the Oval Office through the Rose Garden door: Vice President Lyndon Johnson and Attorney General Robert Kennedy.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • Lyndon Baines Johnson stands bathed in a spotlight.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • If Lyndon Johnson is the vice president, it will one day be written, then Bobby Kennedy is soon to become the assistant president—but only after the Bay of Pigs bonds the brothers and transforms the way JFK does business in the White House.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • The bond between Jack and Bobby Kennedy became tighter than ever during the Cuban missile crisis, even as Lyndon Johnson once again stumbled.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • What Lyndon Johnson wants, above all else, is a return to power.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • Which means he must work extra hard to discredit his main rival, Lyndon Johnson, before LBJ does the same to him.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • Yet he is still obsessed by his rivalry with Lyndon Johnson.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • Bobby does such a poor job of hiding his loathing that friends once presented him with a Lyndon Johnson voodoo doll, complete with stickpins.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • This will put control of White House business into the hands of Lyndon Johnson and Bobby Kennedy, whose feuding has reached an all-time high.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • It is left to Lyndon Johnson and Bobby Kennedy to finish the civil rights agenda of June 22.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • Lyndon Johnson is holding court.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • For Bobby Kennedy and Lyndon Johnson, this is the ideal opportunity to show the gathering just who is boss.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • Lyndon Johnson keeps his mouth shut as often as possible when the president presides over a meeting.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • Lyndon Johnson’s long-winded Cabinet Room speech does not please Bobby Kennedy.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • Lyndon Johnson pretends not to notice—even though he’s a man who notices everything.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • Lyndon Johnson is speaking as if nothing odd is happening.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • In fact, much to the rage of Bobby Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson rambles on for another fifteen minutes.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • And while Lyndon Johnson may have finished his speech, Bobby’s move let everyone know who held the real power in the room.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • The more Lyndon Johnson realizes this, the sicker and more depressed he will become.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • Lyndon Johnson has lost all political power there.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • Lyndon Johnson is speaking from his bully pulpit in the chair with the headrest, while Bobby has now twice called the fifty-year-old Martin to his side.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • And while the occasion may officially be the anniversary of the city’s founding, it also marks the day when Lyndon Johnson takes a public stand in favor of civil rights.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • With five years to go before the 1968 election, an article by Gore Vidal in Esquire magazine’s March issue picks him to win the Democratic nomination over Lyndon Johnson.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • On March 12 in Dallas, just one day after Lyndon Johnson’s speech in St. Augustine, Oswald decides to buy a second gun to go along with the pistol he keeps hidden in his home.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • With one downturned thumb, Clint Hill has confirmed that Lyndon Baines Johnson is now the acting president of the United States.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
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