TITLE

President Lyndon B. Johnson Described As Greatest Civil Rights President

PUB. DATE
June 1999
SOURCE
Jet;06/07/99, Vol. 96 Issue 1, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Highlights the contributions of former President Lyndon B. Johnson to the civil rights of Afro-Americans. Information on a reunion of those who served under the Johnson administration; Highlights of a panel discussion on civil rights; Comments from historian Doris Kearns Goodwin.
ACCESSION #
1915547

 

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