LBJ and his troops in Vietnam.
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Fifty years ago Lyndon Johnson made the decision to Americanize the conflict in Vietnam. Why?
Federal contractors are among the working poor
Fifty years ago, Lyndon Johnson spoke of war on poverty and pursuit of a great society. He talked about investing in education and employment and about eliminating social exclusion that comes with poverty…
Just one of the Great Society programs: the Civil Rights Act
Lyndon Johnson's Great Society speech marks a key moment in U.S. history: it called on government and citizens to create a more equal and humane society in ways that still guide our political debates.
Bianca Rodriguez, one of nation’s nearly 600,000 homeless at a Chicago underpass.
This year marks the 51st anniversary since Lyndon Johnson launched his War on Poverty and made poverty reduction the centerpiece of his Great Society domestic agenda. Whether we won this war, however…