Ninian Reed flickr
Public opinion on the flag may have shifted with lightning speed, but how did it hold on as long as it did? The answer has to do with how it served both Democratic and Republican parties alike.
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…
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…