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Lyndon B. Johnson

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  • Up North of the border for Feb. 19

    Up North of the border for Feb. 19
    Things to do and see in southern Wisconsin. ART ANDERSON ARTS CENTER: 121 66th St., Kenosha. (262) 653-048; http://www.andersonartscenter.com. "In Living Color" by Madison Contemporary Fiber Artists and "Masks:Disguise, Expose, Celebrate" by Women's...
  • Obama faces vile insults like no other president has

    Obama faces vile insults like no other president has
    I've been thinking lately about the persistently vituperative and insulting attacks on President Barack Obama since 2008. It is, of course, commonplace in American politics for presidents to be lambasted for their policies, their programs, their values...
  • Brian Williams' fib and credibility in the anchor chair

    WASHINGTON -- Back during the Vietnam War, CBS news anchorman Walter Cronkite was judged in the polls to be "the most trusted man in America" for his straightforward nightly reports. When he went to Vietnam and returned saying the war was "mired in...
  • 'Selma' director: LBJ a hero in film

    'Selma' director: LBJ a hero in film
    "Selma" director Ava DuVernay disagrees with critics who say the film portrays President Lyndon Johnson as a villain. "I invite people to see the movie because from my point of view LBJ is a hero in the film," DuVernay told "CBS This Morning" Wednesday....
  • 'Selma' distorts LBJ-MLK partnership, expert says

    'Selma' distorts LBJ-MLK partnership, expert says
    The run by "Selma" for major film prizes just got complicated. You know that's the case when a movie controversy plays out on CBS' "Face the Nation." The drama about the 1965 civil rights marches opens nationally Friday. "Selma" is nominated for four...
  • With trip to Idaho, Obama has visited all but 3 states as president

    With trip to Idaho, Obama has visited all but 3 states as president
    Entering what he has called the fourth quarter of his time at the White House, President Obama seems focused on crossing some states off his presidential bucket list. How else to explain Obama’s trip to Idaho on Wednesday, which brings down the...
  • Beware the race-silencers, who stifle honest discussions

    Beware the race-silencers, who stifle honest discussions
    Everyone knows Americans love a good fight. But on this one subject, I wish we could put down our fists for a moment and listen to what the other side has to say. That's the topic of race. Discussions about race remind me of a boxing match. Opponents...
  • Oscars Analysis: 'Birdman' carries the day

    Oscars Analysis: 'Birdman' carries the day
    “Birdman” won big Sunday at the Oscars, in a triumph of highly noticeable, kinetic filmmaking over the light-fingered “invisible” technique of its primary competition, “Boyhood.” “Birdman” contained...
  • How we slid from Jed Bartlet to Frank Underwood

    How we slid from Jed Bartlet to Frank Underwood
    Be prepared. In the first three minutes of "House of Cards" Season 3, Frank Underwood will do something that will shock you, no matter how cynical and jaded you might think you are about political leaders. That he is now president of the United States...
  • How the welfare state wages war on marriage

    How the welfare state wages war on marriage
    Fifty-one years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson launched the War on Poverty. Since then, taxpayers have spent more than $22 trillion fighting Johnson’s war, three times the cost of all military wars in U.S. history. Last year, taxpayers spent...
  • Upper Saucon's David Gottschall, accepted into American Boychoir School, follows musical footsteps of his father

    Upper Saucon's David Gottschall, accepted into American Boychoir School, follows musical footsteps of his father
    Bob Dylan and Jakob Dylan. Bob Marley and Ziggy Marley. Julio Iglesias and Enrique Iglesias. Frank Sinatra and Frank Sinatra Jr. For the sons of many talented musicians, the apple doesn't fall far from the tree. Such is the case for David Gottschall...