power does not always corrupt says robert caro pulitzer prize winning author of master of the senate about lyn
“Power does not always corrupt,” says Robert Caro, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of “Master of the Senate” about Lyndon B. Johnson. “But what power always does is reveal. When you get enough power to do what you want, then people see what you wanted to do all along.”
today in 1965 lyndon b johnson called for legislation guaranteeing equal voting rights for every american more
Today in 1965, Lyndon B. Johnson called for legislation guaranteeing equal voting rights for every American. More than 50 years later, that struggle continues. As President, I’d support making Election Day a national holiday, expanding early voting, and automatic registration.
we are aware of no president not even such ruthless pragmatists as richard nixon or lyndon johnson who would h
“We are aware of no President, not even such ruthless pragmatists as Richard Nixon or Lyndon Johnson, who would have written a public statement like this without so much as a grace note about America’s abiding values and principles.”
the dixiecrats also generally supported lyndon johnsons great society there were a few exceptions that kruse d
The Dixiecrats also generally supported Lyndon Johnson’s Great Society. There were a few exceptions that Kruse dwells on, but exceptions don’t prove a rule. In the @KevinMKruse case, exceptions are typically invoked to CONCEAL the rule
mary kaltman served as food coordinator in the white house of president lyndon b johnson and was involved in e
Mary Kaltman served as food coordinator in the White House of President Lyndon B. Johnson and was involved in everything from general housekeeping to hiring the executive chef — “from lightbulbs to lobsters.” Here, she works in the State Dining Room in May 1966.
lyndon johnson hated rfk so much he kept asking aides is he dead yet and later sought to prevent him from bein
Lyndon Johnson hated RFK so much he kept asking aides "is he dead yet?" - and later sought to prevent him from being buried at Arlington near his murdered brother. Prior to RFK’s murder, presidential candidates were not given Secret Service protection. That policy quickly changed