Should America's war on poverty be abandoned and a real war begun?

...disappointing news ? even though we gained an impressive overall increase in average living standards.In 1964 President Lyndon Johnson launched his "War on Poverty." But unfortunately our political process provides that to reach one person in need...

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...

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
What would ancestor think of today's America?

...in the beginning. So it shall always be, while God is willing, and we are strong enough to keep the faith.? Lyndon Johnson Vachel Hinton, my great-great-great-great-grandfather, died on this date 190 years ago.He was buried on...

Voting law outdated

...and his people required to vote under such an act.In 1965, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was with President Lyndon Johnson when he signed the Voting Rights Act, a document that said if you are black and were born an American, you can now...

Enough to make you sick

...solve the problem of caring for America's most indigent and helpless.But the safety net envisioned by President Lyndon Johnson's administration quickly devolved ? thanks to exploitative politicians, lobbyists and lawyers ? into a no-cost...

Long hair isn't culture clash today like in 1960s

...adult men began growing their hair and letting sideburns flare. John Wayne and President Nixon, Willie Nelson and Lyndon Johnson, Jimmy Carter and Jimmy Stewart all began sporting a style that would have gotten them kicked out of an Augusta high...

Augusta-born governor recorded historic term in leading Peach State

...Sanders was a "national" Democrat who worked cooperatively with the administrations of presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon Johnson. Unlike most Georgia governors, he also worked harmoniously with Mayor Ivan Allen of Atlanta to secure funding for...