RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Lyndon B. Johnson

A collection of news and information related to Lyndon B. Johnson published by this site and its partners.

Top Lyndon B. Johnson Articles

Displaying items 45-55
  • City rioting evokes memories of 1968 unrest

    City rioting evokes memories of 1968 unrest
    Watching televised scenes Monday night of looting, burning and rock-throwing in Baltimore brought back memories for Jewell Chambers. The West Baltimore resident was a young reporter for the Afro-American newspaper the last time the city saw a similar...
  • Alan Miller: America still haunted by nightmare of Vietnam War

    Alan Miller: America still haunted by nightmare of Vietnam War
    Upon succeeding Richard Nixon in 1974, President Gerald Ford proclaimed, "Our long national nightmare is over." Ford was referring to the Watergate scandal that had preoccupied the nation for months. But the nightmare of Vietnam that began in 1955, when...
  • FSA glitches argue for greater flexibility: Editorial

    FSA glitches argue for greater flexibility: Editorial
    In March, technical glitches with the state's replacement for the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test forced several counties to suspend testing for three days. Just more ammo for critics in Florida's ongoing civil war over high-stakes testing. Yet,...
  • History shows that Democrats are good for U.S. economy

    As we prepare for another presidential campaign, a theme one hears from Republicans is that their party is better for the economy. So I put on my historian hat and checked the record for the last century. The generally accepted benchmarks to measure the...
  • Foes Of Election Spending Are Foes Of Free Speech

    Foes Of Election Spending Are Foes Of Free Speech
    Prepare for the Constitution to take beating in this presidential campaign. The First Amendment many never be the same. Your right to free speech makes politicians nervous as technology allows more outlets for opinion. That's not all. Government has...
  • Kevin Ollie Wouldn't Be First UConn Coach To Pull Quick Exit

    Kevin Ollie Wouldn't Be First UConn Coach To Pull Quick Exit
    From The Courant Archives: Were UConn basketball coach Kevin Ollie to leave Storrs for the NBA he wouldn't be the first coach of a major Husky program to catch players and fans off guard. Here's a look back at how The Courant told the story when the...
  • Waukegan man wins fan vote in 'I Love Lake County Song Search'

    Waukegan man wins fan vote in 'I Love Lake County Song Search'
    Sweating out election returns was a real drag in the pre-Internet days. In 1960, for example, John F. Kennedy went to sleep rather than wait up all night for Richard J. Daley to release his stash of Cook County votes or for Lyndon Johnson to dig something...
  • Access Community Action Agency marks 50 years of service

    Access Community Action Agency marks 50 years of service
    An April 17 event at UConn's Thomas J. Dodd Research Center celebrated 50 years of community service through the Access Community Action Agency. Peter DeBiasi, the Access President/CEO for the past 10 years, spoke of the agency's origins during his...
  • Hillary Clinton dismisses accusations over foundation's connections

    Hillary Clinton dismisses accusations over foundation's connections
    Hillary Rodham Clinton stepped away from the carefully scripted stagecraft of her nascent presidential campaign Monday to engage with the press – and the questions were immediately unpleasant. The first questions asked by reporters who attended...
  • Bridging the gap between hopelessness and hope

    Bridging the gap between hopelessness and hope
    It was 50 years ago this month that President Lyndon Johnson traveled to a one-room school house in Stonewall, Texas, where he attended classes, to sign the most expansive piece of federal education legislation ever enacted — the Elementary and...
  • European allies are declaring their independence from irresponsible U.S.

    PARIS -- Britain, Germany and France are all posting signs of dissent in the West. Last week Barack Obama's White House found two good reasons to angrily criticize the British government, its most faithful and docile ally and client in the post-World...