1965

Lady Bird and President Johnson on the South Lawn of the White House in 1965. Lady Bird's love of nature was enshrined in law when her husband signed the Highway Beautification Act of 1965. Conceived primarily to restrict junkyards and unsightly signs along the nation’s highways, it was the first major legislative campaign launched by a first lady.
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Lady Bird and President Johnson on the South Lawn of the White House in 1965. Lady Bird's love of nature was enshrined in law when her husband signed the Highway Beautification Act of 1965. Conceived primarily to restrict junkyards and unsightly signs along the nation’s highways, it was the first major legislative campaign launched by a first lady.

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