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Lyndon B. Johnson

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  • 50 years later, a nation still splintered

    50 years later, a nation still splintered
    Almost 50 years ago, an 11-member panel convened by President Lyndon B. Johnson investigated the causes of the 1960s urban riots and proposed intervention strategies for the federal government to transform American society into a real cosmopolitan...
  • Condo marks 50 years on the Mile

    Condo marks 50 years on the Mile
    A well-known icon of the Galt Ocean Mile just turned 50 years old. The Fountainhead Condominium on A1A at the southern edge of Lauderdale by-the-Sea has been reigning since Lyndon Johnson was president. But residents are not touchy about their...
  • Partisanship goes overboard

    WASHINGTON -- It used to be said that partisanship stops at the water's edge. That is, it's fine and expected that our political parties differ on domestic affairs, but when it comes to conducting foreign policy, it should be left in the hands of the...
  • Selma-to-Montgomery re-enactment march arrives at Capitol

    A group retracing the steps of the 1965 Selma-to-Montgomery voting rights march arrived Friday at the Alabama Capitol, calling for an end to new ballot restrictions enacted in the 50 years since the landmark Voting Rights Act. Martin Luther King III...
  • Today in History

    Today is Thursday, March 12, the 71st day of 2015. There are 294 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On March 12, 1933, President Franklin D. Roosevelt delivered the first of his 30 radio addresses that came to be known as "fireside...
  • Seuss on the loose in San Diego

    The San Diego History Museum is staging an exhibition dedicated to the art of Dr. Seuss, March 25 to April 19, at the museum in Balboa Park. Titled “Ingenious! The World of Dr. Seuss,” the show will look at the breadth of Theodor Geisel&...
  • West Virginia editorial roundup

    Recent editorials from West Virginia newspapers: March 11: The Times-West Virginian, Fairmont, West Virginia, on a state survey regarding proposed hunting regulation changes: As citizens of a free government, we sure do have a lot of rights. We have so...
  • Ohio Air Force base preparing to move presidential planes

    Galleries housing dozens of presidential and historic planes will close to the public this fall as an Ohio Air Force base prepares to move them to a new hangar. The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force at Wright Patterson Air Force base near Dayton said...
  • Biggest US foreign policy split in generation emerges on Iran

    WASHINGTON American politics once stopped at the water's edge. Now, it doesn't even slow down. By trying to deter Iran's leaders from cutting a nuclear deal with the U.S. and Europe, 47 Republican senators this week caused the most serious rupture in the...
  • Santaluces High School students screen 'Selma'

    Santaluces High School students screen 'Selma'
    Thanks to 10th grade English teacher Leann Harms, students at Santaluces Community High School recently were able to have a special on-campus screening of Oprah Winfrey's latest film, "Selma." Harms emailed Ava DuVernay, the director of the film, and...
  • Visitors to Selma bring range of views, emotions to bridge

    The people who gathered Sunday in Selma, Alabama, have a range of reasons for crossing the Edmund Pettus Bridge, which remains an enduring symbol of the struggle for civil rights a half-century after marchers were beaten by law officers. Here's a look...