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Lyndon B. Johnson

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  • 'The most brilliant woman of her day' finally gets her due

    "American Queen: The Rise and Fall of Kate Chase Sprague, Civil War 'Belle of the North' and Gilded Age Woman of Scandal" by John Oller; Da Capo Press (416 pages, $29)
  • Mitch McConnell ready to do battle, but strategy uncertain

    WASHINGTON Cuba. Coal. Immigration. The Keystone XL pipeline. And that's just for openers. Republican Mitch McConnell becomes the Senate's majority leader in two weeks, a role he's been eager to fill for years. He's also eager to challenge President...

    May Self-Restraint Be Our Gift To Nature

    May Self-Restraint Be Our Gift To Nature
    This year I've been pleasantly haunted by a gift I received 50 years ago: a new moral vision for nature, courtesy of the Wilderness Act of 1964. For most Americans, this law faded into history, quickly overshadowed by the higher moralities associated...

    PopPolitics: John Lewis Says 'Selma' Is 'Long Overdue'

    Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.), who helped lead the 1965 voting rights march in Selma, Ala., that became known as "Bloody Sunday," said Ava DuVernay's new movie "Selma" is "long overdue." "The movie is good timing with what is going on in Ferguson, and I was so...

    Want to go to war? Consider Vietnam first

    To the editor: I served in Vietnam starting when I was 18; at 19 I was one of the war's youngest veterans. Your article cites all the social programs Lyndon Johnson championed along with his decision to send American boys to fight a war that he had...