Tag Archives: Lyndon Johnson

A Letter to My German Friends

From the Vietnam War to the eurozone crisis: What today’s Germany must learn from LBJ.

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9 Facts: Race and Poverty in America

Half a century into the war on poverty in the United States, how are minorities faring?

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America’s 50-Year War on Poverty

Which of the United States’ major racial groups has the highest poverty rate?

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A Black President?

In too many ways, African Americans aren’t much better off today than 50 years ago.

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U.S.-India: Dealing With Monsoon Failure

When the U.S. government worked constructively to help a nation in danger.

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The Republican War on the Poor, Continued

Why are U.S. conservatives determined to downplay the successes of government anti-poverty programs?

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America’s 50-Year War on Poverty

Key figures on poverty in the United States, five decades after President Johnson launched his “war.”

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50 Years Ago: Lyndon Johnson’s First Foreign Crisis

On January 9, 1964, a new president’s foreign policy skills were put to the test by a crisis in Panama.

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Learning from Russia’s Mistakes in Afghanistan

What can the world learn from the Soviet experience in Afghanistan?

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