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Lyndon B. Johnson

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  • Veteran CBS, CNN Correspondent Bruce Morton Dies At 83

    Bruce Morton, a longtime political correspondent for CBS News and CNN who also covered the Vietnam War and the space program, died Friday at his home in Washington, D.C., after a battle with cancer, according to information provided by CBS News. He was...
  • The Civil Rights Act at 50 [Commentary]

    The Civil Rights Act at 50 [Commentary]
    Fifty years ago this summer, the Civil Rights Act was signed into law by President Lyndon Johnson, marking a watershed moment in our nation's history and in the ongoing struggle of African-Americans for fair and equal treatment. The passage of the law,...
  • What the Wilderness Act has taught us

    Fifty years ago Wednesday, Lyndon Johnson strolled out to the Rose Garden, pressed a fountain pen between the fingers of his hefty right hand and signed into law the highest level of protection ever afforded the American landscape. "If future...
  • On immigration, will Obama shape his legacy or the next election?

    On immigration, will Obama shape his legacy or the next election?
    President Obama and his team spent hours last week deliberating over how and when to fulfill his promise to use his executive power to change the immigration system. They pored over legal precedent and policy data and debated political fallout. But none...
  • Aug. 25 Letters: Same-sex marriage, Islamic State

    Equal treatment I was proud to see the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals overturn Virginia's ban on same-sex marriages. Contrary to the motto, Virginia has not always been "for lovers." In the case of Loving v. Virginia, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned...
  • Looking at three non-starters who could play big roles for Terps football

    Looking at three non-starters who could play big roles for Terps football
    A glance at three Maryland football players who aren't expected to begin the season in the starting lineup but could still produce for the Terps:   Sophomore running back Wes Brown Brandon Ross is Maryland's starter at running back, and Albert...
  • Ferguson Repeats Mistakes Of Detroit's Riot Response

    How do you quell a riot? Missouri officials and commentators across America have asked that question many times in the wake of the violence plaguing Ferguson, Mo., which began after police killed an unarmed black teenager. The answer is in an...
  • Emmys 2014: Bryan Cranston wins for lead actor in a drama series

    Bryan Cranston won an Emmy for lead actor in a drama series Monday for his role as crystal meth kingpin Walter White in "Breaking Bad." He triumphed in a field of top contenders that also included newly minted Oscar winner Matthew McConaughey and his...
  • Hootenannies Follow Sunday 'Woody Sez' Performances

    Hootenannies Follow Sunday 'Woody Sez' Performances
    I haven't heard the word "hootenanny" used since Lyndon Johnson was President, but there's some free-wheeling '60s-style jamming going on after Sunday matinee performances of "Woody Sez: The Life and Music of Woody Guthrie" at TheaterWorks, 233 Pearl St.,...
  • Tony Success Directs Attention 'All The Way' to Oregon Shakespeare Festival

    There's no direct flight from New York to Ashland, Ore. But more and more people in the entertainment industry have decided to make the trek all the way there -- thanks to "All the Way." The success of Robert Schenkkan's LBJ bio-play "All the Way," which...
  • A darker cloud falls over Nixon

    WASHINGTON--In the flurry of new books on the Nixon tapes, another allegation worse than Watergate against the late president has been revisited by a researcher at the Miller Center of the University of Virginia, reviving charges of a possible...