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Books by and about 2020 presidential candidates
Crippled America,
by Donald J. Trump (2015)
United,
by Cory Booker (2016)
The Truths We Hold,
by Kamala Harris (2019)
Smart on Crime,
by Kamala Harris (2010)
Guide to Political Revolution,
by Bernie Sanders (2017)
Where We Go From Here,
by Bernie Sanders (2018)
Promise Me, Dad ,
by Joe Biden (2017)
Conscience of a Conservative,
by Jeff Flake (2017)
Two Paths,
by Gov. John Kasich (2017)
Every Other Monday,
by Rep. John Kasich (2010)
Courage is Contagious,
by John Kasich (1998)
Shortest Way Home,
by Pete Buttigieg (2019)
The Book of Joe ,
by Jeff Wilser (2019; biography of Joe Biden)
Becoming,
by Michelle Obama (2018)
Our Revolution,
by Bernie Sanders (2016)
This Fight Is Our Fight,
by Elizabeth Warren (2017)
Higher Loyalty,
by James Comey (2018)
The Making of Donald Trump,
by David Cay Johnston (2017)
Books by and about the 2016 presidential election
What Happened ,
by Hillary Clinton (2017)
Higher Loyalty ,
by James Comey (2018)
Trump vs. Hillary On The Issues ,
by Jesse Gordon (2016)
Hard Choices,
by Hillary Clinton (2014)
Becoming ,
by Michelle Obama (2018)
Outsider in the White House,
by Bernie Sanders (2015)

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Pres. Johnson's State of the Union messages to Congress, 1964-1969


Click here for 30 full quotes from Lyndon Johnson in the book Pres. Johnson's State of the Union speeches.
OR click on an issue category below for a subset.
    Excerpts from State of the Union speeches by President Lyndon Johnson:

  • January 8, 1964
  • January 4, 1965
  • January 12, 1966
  • January 10, 1967
  • January 17, 1968
  • January 14, 1969

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Corporations
    Consumer safety laws from market fraud to radiation safety.
Crime
    Discover the causes of crime and better ways to prevent it.
    National Crime Commission: all-out effort to combat crime.
    War on Crime: $100M for state & local master plans.
Drugs
    Stricter penalties trafficking LSD and other dangerous drugs.
Environment
    Green legacy for tomorrow: more parks & open spaces.
Families & Children
    Develop educational public television.
Foreign Policy
    State of the Union depends on state of the world.
    Lines of policy: strength; non-proliferation; common defense.
Free Trade
    Expand world trade: goods should move freely across borders.
Government Reform
    Stimulate small contributions to parties and candidates.
    Change House term to 4 years, to avoid constant campaigning.
Gun Control
    Proper gun control law to end mail-order murder.
    Licensing and registration act for firearms.
Health Care
    Child health program: prenatal care thru child's first year.
Homeland Security
    Outlaw all wiretapping--except for national security.
Jobs
    Oppose 35-hour workweek, but also oppose excessive overtime.
    Extend minimum wage to 2 million unprotected workers.
Principles & Values
    Continue JFK's plans, not in sorrow, but because it's right.
    We can fight in Vietnam while also building a Great Society.
    Programs, partnerships, priorities, prosperity, and peace.
Social Security
    Raise social security payments by 15%-20%.
Tax Reform
    6% surcharge to restrain unbalanced economic expansion.
Technology
    New Department of Transportation, including Highway Safety.
War & Peace
    North Vietnam wants conquest; we stay to stop aggression.
    Enemy in Vietnam hopes our will to persevere can be broken.
Welfare & Poverty
    War on poverty will not be a short or easy struggle.
    National Service Corps as a domestic Peace Corps.
    Three paths of Great Society: growth, justice and liberation.
    Urban Development Bank; build 500,000 homes for needy.


The above quotations are from Pres. Johnson's State of the Union messages to Congress, 1964-1969.

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