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Lyndon B. Johnson

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  • Hillary takes a leaf from Nixon's book and hits the campaign trail

    WASHINGTON -- As 2016 Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton joins her party's push to survive the challenges it faces in the Nov. 4 midterm congressional elections, she is taking a page from the comeback playbook of another one-time...
  • Our headline from 1965: 'Mystery' Industry Is Disney

    Our headline from 1965: 'Mystery' Industry Is Disney
    One of our Walt Disney World cast member friends tweeted an old Orlando Sentinel front page today. It's a historic one for his company and for ours. Forty-nine years ago today, the banner headline of the Sunday paper said "We Say: 'Mystery' Industry Is...
  • Steven F. Hayward: Why Ronald Reagan's 'A Time for Choosing' speech endures after all this time

    Steven F. Hayward: Why Ronald Reagan's 'A Time for Choosing' speech endures after all this time
    There are perhaps four speeches in American history that so electrified the public that they propelled their orators to the front rank of presidential politics overnight: Abraham Lincoln's Cooper Union Address of 1860, William Jennings Bryan's "Cross of...
  • Fred Branfman dies at 72; exposed U.S. bombing of Laos

    In 1969, Fred Branfman, a young American aid worker, wandered into an ancient pagoda in the Laotian capital of Vientiane. Instead of a tranquil sacred site, however, he found it packed with refugees whose stories horrified him. They told Branfman that...
  • Cruz is the Republican who needs a history lesson

    WASHINGTON -- Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas, in again throwing previous Republican presidential nominees Bob Dole, John McCain and Mitt Romney under the bus of his own White House ambitions, needs to brush up on his political history. The freshman senator...
  • U.S. presidents chronicled in photos at Lake County museum

    U.S. presidents chronicled in photos at Lake County museum
    From the tragic to the sublime, The President's Photographer: 50 Years in the Oval Office, chronicles the administrations and personalities of every U.S. president since John F. Kennedy. The 3,000-square-foot photography exhibit runs daily through Jan....
  • Hillary Clinton takes a page from Nixon's book

    Hillary Clinton takes a page from Nixon's book
    As 2016 Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton joined her party's push to survive the challenges it faces in the midterm congressional elections tomorrow, she took a page from the comeback playbook of another one-time presidential loser:...
  • Jack Broughton dies at 89; outspoken, revered Vietnam fighter pilot

    Jack Broughton dies at 89; outspoken, revered Vietnam fighter pilot
    As a combat pilot, Air Force Col. Jack Broughton was celebrated for bravery and tactical brilliance during the Korean and Vietnam wars. He received promotions and important assignments and seemed headed to become a general. But a high-profile court-...
  • Bruce Morton dies at 83; veteran newscaster for CBS, CNN

    Television newscaster Bruce Morton, who came into the nation's living rooms for more than four decades with reports on the Vietnam War, space missions, Watergate, civil rights and political races, died Friday at his home in Washington. He was 83. The...
  • Watch: First Trailer for Oprah Winfrey's MLK Biopic 'Selma'

    David Oyelowo looks almost unrecognizable as he steps into the shoes of Martin Luther King Jr. in the first trailer for "Selma." The emotional trailer finds the legendary civil rights activist challenging President Lyndon B. Johnson (Tom Wilkinson),...
  • Saluting Vietnam veterans

    Saluting Vietnam veterans
    Fifty years ago this summer, a U.S. destroyer and four F-8 fighter jets exchanged fire with North Vietnamese Navy torpedo boats in the Gulf of Tonkin. Shortly after, Congress gave President Lyndon Johnson the authority to go to war against North Vietnam,...