Lyndon B. Johnson cries as he listens to his son-in-law describe conditions in Vietnam, 1968.

El presidente de los Estados Unidos Lyndon Johnson escuchando una grabación enviada por el capitan Charles Robb desde Vietnam, Las pérdidas humanas en ambos bandos por la guerra fueron inmensas, sobre todo en el lado de Vietnam. Photo by Jack E. Kightling

LBJ with Senate Majority Leader Thomas Green (1957).  This is a perfect example of the way LBJ manipulated/frightened members of Congress to get things done his way.

LBJ with Senate Majority Leader Thomas Green (1957). This is a perfect example of the way LBJ manipulated/frightened members of Congress to get things done his way.

February 1964: House of Representatives Passes Civil Rights Act, a landmark piece of legislation that outlawed all major forms of discrimination in the U.S. passed the House of Representatives: The Civil Rights Act of 1964. It would go on to pass the Senate in June and was signed into law by President Lyndon B. Johnson on July 2, 1964.

February 1964: House of Representatives Passes Civil Rights Act, a landmark piece of legislation that outlawed all major forms of discrimination in the U.S. passed the House of Representatives: The Civil Rights Act of 1964. It would go on to pass the Senate in June and was signed into law by President Lyndon B. Johnson on July 2, 1964.

Gallery: Awesome facts about U.S. first ladies | HLNtv.com Lady Bird Johnson: Wife of President Lyndon B. Johnson (1963-1969). Interesting fact: Lady Bird is well known for starting "Beautification" efforts, which spanned from legislation to cleaning up the sides of roads.

Gallery: Awesome facts about U.S. first ladies | HLNtv.com Lady Bird Johnson: Wife of President Lyndon B. Johnson (1963-1969). Interesting fact: Lady Bird is well known for starting "Beautification" efforts, which spanned from legislation to cleaning up the sides of roads.

USA -  Lyndon Baines Johnson, conocido por sus iniciales, LBJ, fue el trigésimo sexto Presidente de los Estados Unidos, asumiendo el cargo tras la muerte de su predecesor John F. Kennedy en 1963 y ocupándolo hasta 1969.

USA - Lyndon Baines Johnson, conocido por sus iniciales, LBJ, fue el trigésimo sexto Presidente de los Estados Unidos, asumiendo el cargo tras la muerte de su predecesor John F. Kennedy en 1963 y ocupándolo hasta

In the 1960 campaign, Lyndon B. Johnson was elected Vice President as John F. Kennedy's running mate. On November 22, 1963, when Kennedy was assassinated, Johnson was sworn in as the 36th United States President, with a vision to build "A Great Society" for the American people. Learn more: go.wh.gov/67RJYb

In the 1960 campaign, Lyndon B. Johnson was elected Vice President as John F. Kennedy's running mate. On November 22, 1963, when Kennedy was assassinated, Johnson was sworn in as the 36th United States President, with a vision to build "A Great Society" for the American people. Learn more: go.wh.gov/67RJYb

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