Obama bans discrimination against federal workers and contractors who are gay and transgender

...inmates leaving federal prisons.Obama's signature amended two executive orders. The first, signed by President Lyndon Johnson in 1965, prohibits federal contractors from discriminating based on race, religion, gender or nationality in hiring...

Path out of poverty

...nation's leaders have taken $20 trillion from Americans to fund government welfare programs since 1964, when President Lyndon Johnson declared "war on poverty." It's been 50 years without moving the needle; it's time to change the war strategy...

Public broadcasting wars

Ever since its inception in 1967 under the Lyndon Johnson administration, conservative critics have correctly...off as a "distinguished journalist," Moyers was Lyndon Johnson's hatchet-man who earned his hard-left stripes...

Brown is not alone in Swainsboro plans

...Swainsboro linebacker Curtis Fann and quarterback Lyndon Johnson. "Dante brings them through, and he hasn't let...TB Dante Brown (Sr., (Sr., 6-3, 205); QB Lyndon Johnson (Jr., 6-3, 175); FB Larry Harper (Sr...

High school
Is the private sector supposed to serve only government? Of course not

...efforts has been, rather than reducing income inequality, an ironical increase in inequality. Launched by President Lyndon Johnson as the War on Poverty, this vast program to help equalize wealth and incomes has been, on average, a monumental...

For Nicklaus, breakfast of champions included bacon

...conceived by the school's football coach ? Paul "Bear" Bryant. STILL IN 1967: That year the president was Lyndon Johnson, and an archivist for his library sent me a lengthy report on the 36th president's enthusiastic, but generally...

Civil rights museum in Memphis reopens

...There's a red phone on which visitors can hear a recording of a conversation between King and then-President Lyndon Johnson.New interactive displays offer large touch screens that give visitors state-by-state photos, video, text and...

Playing golf is positively presidential

...time he became president, but he was quite the golfer in his youth, winning a Campobello Club championship.Even Lyndon Johnson, whose presidential library last week could find only one image of the big Texan swinging a driver, could not escape...

JFK revelations surface

...that Kennedy's own generals played a role in his assassination.There is no question that then-Vice President Lyndon Johnson was aware of everything in advance, but thought there was nothing he could do without creating pandemonium. He then...

Dallas sites tied to JFK's killing still resonate

...the airport, then headed downtown with their motorcade.Kennedy was shot at 12:30 p.m. At 2:38 p.m., Lyndon Johnson was sworn in as president aboard Air Force One as it sat on the Love Field tarmac.A marker on the road to the terminal...