Tragedy of Lyndon Johnson
by Eric F. Goldman
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Lyndon Johnson: 1964 stimulus: Lower taxes with high expenditures.
Lyndon Johnson: Jenkins Affair: My gay aide was set up by GOP.
John F. Kennedy: Refused any federal financial help to parochial schools.
Lyndon Johnson: Ok to fund parochial schools if funds go to children.
Lyndon Johnson: Lyndon focused on conservation; Lady Bird on beautification.
Lyndon Johnson: America is easily misunderstood by foreign leaders.
Lyndon Johnson: UN and OAS are useful but irresolute.
Lyndon Johnson: Transform Southeast Asia with Mekong Delta project.
Lyndon Johnson: Asia Doctrine: repulse aggression then remake nations.
Lyndon Johnson: Advancing the Nation's Health: expand Medicare.
Welfare & Poverty|
Lyndon Johnson: 1964: declares unconditional war on poverty.
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