Lady Bird Johnson, left, with her husband, Lyndon B. Johnson, and his mother in 1941, the year the young Texas congressman lost a bid for the Senate. Later that year, after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor sent the country into World War II, Johnson fulfilled a campaign pledge by joining the Navy. He put Lady Bird in charge of his congressional office, which she managed efficiently.
Copyright © 2018, The Baltimore Sun, a Baltimore Sun Media Group publication | Place an Ad