"Louisiana's a bunch of crooks, and Mississippi's too ignorant to know any better, and Alabama's the same way." Thus, the 36th president of the United States in conversation with Special Assistant McGeorge Bundy the day after his landslide electoral victory in 1964. The three Southern states had gone to Barry Goldwater: Never let it be said that LBJ was short on frankness, or long... More >>>
By photo: LBJ Library Collection
Lyndon Johnson reviews the inaugural parade (Lady Bird at right).