Lyndon Johnson

President Barack Obama meets with NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen in Brussels, Belgium, Wednesday, March 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Obama to headline civil rights summit in Texas

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Lyndon Johnson’s presidency has long been viewed in the shadow of the Vietnam War, a conflict that saw American soldiers die in jungles half a world away while anti-war demonstrators chanted […]

04/07/2014

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.

02/13/2013

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