Lyndon B. Johnson

In this Nov. 22, 1963 file photo, Lyndon B. Johnson is sworn in as President of the United States of America in the cabin of the presidential plane as Mrs. Jacqueline Kennedy stands at his side in Dallas, Tex. (AP Photo/White House, Cecil Stoughton, File)

Historic items from JFK assassination on display

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Many items that make up the searing images from the assassination of President John F. Kennedy — from the ill-fated presidential limousine, to the grave site eternal flame, to the historic […]


U.S. President Barack Obama (AP Photo)

PROMISES, PROMISES: Testing Obama’s health care

One in an Associated Press series examining President Barack Obama’s campaign promises and what he is doing, or not doing, to keep them. The issue: Health Care.


Lyndon Johnson poses with his new bride, former Lady Bird Taylor, in front of the capitol, Washington, DC in 1934. (AP Photo)

LBJ and Lady Bird courtship love letters released

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Days after the congressional aide met the University of Texas history and journalism graduate in Austin, he boldly proposed marriage. Claudia Alta Taylor, the 21-year-old rancher’s daughter known to her friends as “Bird,” was intrigued.


Former U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson in 1967

Johnson library shows how presidency reverberates

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — What’s happening in the United States in 2012 could just as easily describe the nation in the 1960s. An insider’s look at how President Johnson dealt with those challenges is on display at the newly remodeled LBJ Library.


Democrat George McGovern dies

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — George McGovern once joked that he had wanted to run for president in the worst way — and that he had done so. It was a campaign in 1972 dishonored […]



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