Lyndon B. Johnson News
Harry Middleton, LBJ Speechwriter and Historian, Dies at 95
A former speechwriter to Lyndon B. Johnson who later ran his presidential library for 30 years has died
5 Historic Washington, DC, Marches to Know About
The day after Donald Trump takes the presidential oath of office on the steps of the U.S. Capitol, hundreds of thousands of protesters are expected to gather on the National Mall for the Women's March on Washington. The march, launched by a Facebook post from a 60-year-old grandmother in Hawaii
Lack of Latinos in Trump Cabinet Draws Ire for 'Setback'
President-elect Donald Trump's decision not to appoint any Latinos to his Cabinet is drawing fierce criticism from Hispanics
A History of Change and Tradition on Inauguration Day
Presidential inaugurations have been steeped in tradition and ceremony since the nation’s first president, George Washington, took the oath of the office. But from the parade processions to the swearing-in ceremony, those traditions have changed over time. Here are a few lesser-known facts about
Inaugural Crowds Sure to Be Huge _ but How Huge?
Donald Trump says his inauguration will have "an unbelievable, perhaps record-setting turnout," but there will be no official tally
National Education Association's Mary Kusler on Education Secretary Nominee Betsy DeVos
ABC News' Maggie Rulli caught up with the NEA's director of government relations outside DeVos' confirmation hearing.
Through a Photographer's Lens: Martin Luther King and the Civil Rights Movement
In 1963, Martin Luther King Jr. said in a sermon: “The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.” The civil rights movement came to a crossroads during the Selma-to-Montgomery march of 1965.
Today in History
Today in History Today is Thursday, Jan. 12, the 12th day of 2017. There are 353 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Jan. 12, 1910, at a White House dinner hosted by President William Howard Taft, Baroness Rosen, wife of the Russian ambassador, caused a stir by requesting and
Rep. John Lewis Testifies In Opposition of Sessions
Rep. John Lewis testified during the second day of a confirmation hearing for Attorney General-designate, Sen. Jeff Sessions, before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.