Seeing Is Believing - The Enduring Legacy of Lyndon Johnson
In his keynote address at the Centennial Celebration for President Lyndon Johnson on May 18, 2008, Joseph A. Califano, Jr. recalls the true spirit, determination and drive of LBJ to serve the American people. The acts of legislation passed during the Johnson administration established a legacy of hope and opportunity for the citizens of this country.
The LBJ the Nation Seldom Saw
LBJ was a “bigger than life” President. To thousands of people who came under LBJ’s spell—the people he sought to convert or inspire or thank—he was a giant. Robert Hardesty explains what it was like being an aide and speechwriter for President Johnson, detailing what it was like being summoned to the Oval Office, being introduced to LBJ, and experiencing firsthand the famous “Johnson treatment.”