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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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
1964 media missed vice presidential candidate Bill Miller's message

...William Harper JOHNSON COMES TO AUGUSTAMy recollection of the 1964 presidential campaign was when President Lyndon Johnson made a campaign stop in Augusta in October 1964.His itinerary was made public and after Air Force One landed at...

The Way We Were: Rally on Broad Street

...Confederate Monument.Four weeks later, Goldwater carried both Richmond County and Georgia on Election Day, but Democrat Lyndon Johnson won the national vote in a landslide, claiming 44 states.But local Republicans still had their memories of a rousing...

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...