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Event honors career of Georgian Senator Walter F. George

...postage stamp. He was celebrated for his political eloquence, when he made a Senate speech, future president Lyndon Johnson was said to always make sure he was there to listen. And Walter F. George knew politics. Mercer University law...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2015-01-26/event-honors-car
Shades of 'Selma': Georgia still fighting battles for religious liberty

...thispast summer and saw part of the filming of Selma. The Georgia House of Representatives chamber was used to recreate Lyndon Johnson's famous address to Congress on his promotion of voting rights legislation. President Johnson fought Southern Democrats...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-01-25/shades-selma-geo
Augusta's grip on LBJ apparently hurt

...his hand?That is a small mystery about President Lyndon Johnson's Oct. 26, 1964, visit to Augusta.Sometime...Oct. 24 and Oct. 27."So we might speculate that Lyndon Johnson, one of the physically largest presidents in American...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-10-25/augustas-grip-
LBJ's unfortunate Augusta visit

President Lyndon Johnson had every reason to feel confident...easily trounce the Arizona Republican.Lyndon Johnson, however, would not carry Richmond...Richmond County nor Georgia voted in the Lyndon Johnson national majority. Goldwater took...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-10-25/lbjs-unfortuna
Liberals helped more

...the flooding every spring, and built dams to produce electricity that helped industrialize the South. President Lyndon Johnson was the leader for Medicare, senior health care and Medicaid for the poor. These policies help the common people...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-01-02/liberals-helped-more
Ramblin' Rhodes: Sanders was gentleman who made Augusta better

...of Georgia where I started crossing paths with Sanders, including talking to him in a receiving line for President Lyndon Johnson's daughter, Lucy, who was visiting the campus.Over the next five decades I was lucky enough to interview him...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-11-25/ramblin-rhodes-sander
Uh-oh, it's that time again: Uncontrolled envy is a dangerous emotion

...reducing our needless urge to reduce inequality. Vast political efforts to achieve this goal (starting with President Lyndon Johnson's famous War on Poverty) have failed.Over lengthy periods, we have not seen a decline in inequalities, but...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-11-09/uh-oh-its-time-a
Ruling for South Carolina's rural schools is encouraging for reform

...suggest this with complete confidence that the willingness and intelligence exist for it to be achieved. PRESIDENT LYNDON Johnson envisioned a "Great Society" when he implemented the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 for economically...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-11-23/ruling-south-car
Carl Sanders

...During his tenure as Governor, Sanders also developed a close political and personal friendship with President Lyndon Johnson and chaired the Rules Committee of the 1964 Democratic National Convention. In 1970, having been out of state government...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000173214788
Carl Sanders

...During his tenure as Governor, Sanders also developed a close political and personal friendship with President Lyndon Johnson and chaired the Rules Committee of the 1964 Democratic National Convention. In 1970, having been out of state government...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000173201993