Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum

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.



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