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Lyndon B. Johnson

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  • Twitter Reaction To LeBron James' Breaking News

    Some Twitter reaction to the news that Lebron James is returning to Northeast Ohio: Scott Van Pelt @notthefakeSVP: That's one helluva letter. Pitch perfect. Home represents something special to all of us...he went home. Right on. Jeff Goodman...
  • Medicaid: Spare states the swamp of rising health costs

    The White House recently put out a 40-page report arguing that the 24 states that have not expanded Medicaid coverage under the Affordable Care Act are hurting their poor and themselves. It's an easy case to make, but it's incomplete and misleading. The...
  • Bryan Cranston to Star in HBO Films' 'All the Way' Adaptation

    Bryan Cranston is going "All the Way" with HBO Films. The studio has acquired the rights to the Tony Award-winning play starring Cranston as President Lyndon Johnson, which also won him a Tony Award as Best Actor. Robert Schenkkan will adapt his play...
  • El Hartford Courant Cumple 250 Años

    El Hartford Courant Cumple 250 Años
    Hoy en la Historia 22 de julio de 1977: Asesinato en masa en Prospect En la madrugada del 22 de julio de 1977, vecinos olían humo y reportaron la casa ardiendo en Prospect de la familia Beaudoin. Cheryl Beaudoin, 29, siete hijos y un amigo de la...
  • Fareed Zakaria: Hillary faces hard choices about where she's headed

         NEW YORK — Hillary Clinton's problem is not her money. Despite the media flurry over a couple of awkward remarks she made, most people will understand her situation pretty quickly — she wasn't born rich but has become very rich —...
  • American wars often start with a lie

    American wars often start with a lie
    "We must resist our dreams of managing history." Reinhold Niebuhr, "The Irony of American History" (1952) When you study how the U.S. goes to war, there is a prevalent though not perfect pattern. The triggering event is often a sudden crisis that...
  • Why are Americans so easily taken to war?

    To the editor: Professor Joseph J. Ellis' essay should be mandatory reading for all Americans. ("The American way of war: It may surprise you," Op-Ed, July 1) When any politician is eager to go to war, watch out. Any objective reading of U.S. history...
  • New dean looks to Howard law school's past to shape its future

    WASHINGTON Danielle R. Holley-Walker, the new dean of the Howard University School of Law in the nation's capital, said the school will build on its heritage of fighting for civil rights by broadening its pioneering work in social reforms. She takes...
  • Exhibit at Thompson Center commemorates Civil Rights Act

    Exhibit at Thompson Center commemorates Civil Rights Act
    In honor of the 50th anniversary of the signing of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, state officials will unveil an exhibit commemorating the Freedom Riders who drew national attention to segregation in the south. The state Department of Human Rights will hold...
  • 'War and Gold' explains the chaotic history of money

    "War and Gold: A 500-Year History of Empires, Adventures, and Debt" by Kwasi Kwarteng; Public Affairs/Perseus Books (442 pages, $28.99) One of my souvenirs is a note from the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe. I paid a vendor in Victoria Falls $3 for it, and that...
  • Nixon informed of Eagleton woes in 1967, Buchanan writes

    WASHINGTON Pat Buchanan's new book about Richard Nixon's 1968 comeback is replete with St. Louis references, including the revelation that Nixon was told of former Sen. Thomas Eagleton's mental health treatments five years before their disclosure forced...
  • Twists and turns on road to equal opportunity

    Twists and turns on road to equal opportunity
    Five decades ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law the most sweeping civil rights statute in our history. In 50 years under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, American industry has achieved wholesale changes in workplace demographics,...