Lyndon Baines Johnson

Lyndon Baines Johnson , often referred to as LBJ, was an American politician who served as the 36th President of the United States from 1963 to 1969, assuming the office after serving as the 37th Vice President of the United States under President John F. Kennedy from 1961 to 1963. A Democrat from Texas, he previously served as a United States Representative from 1937 to 1949 and then as a United States Senator from 1949 to 1961. He spent six years as Senate Majority Leader, two as Senate Minority Leader, and two more as Senate Majority Whip. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Lyndon Baines Johnson has 90 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1960 News Conference as a Vice Presidential Candidate for the United States. The year with the most videos was 1967 with 27 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 1970 with an average of 5,452 views per program. Most appearances with Everett M. Dirksen (9), Robert McNamara (7), Dean Rusk (7). Most common tags: Johnson, Lyndon, American Presidents, Vietnam War.

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U.S. President, United States
c. November 22, 1963 - c. January 20, 1969 Videos: 87 Vice Presidential Candidate, United States c. April 1, 1960 - c. January 1, 1963 Videos: 2 U.S. Senator, D-TX January 3, 1949 - September 1, 1960 Videos: 0 U.S. Representative, D-TX 10th January 5, 1937 - December 31, 1948 Videos: 0

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