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Lyndon Baines Johnson 36 th  president Democrat 1963-1968 A President's hardest task is not to do what is right, but to kn...
Weird dude!
1964 election <ul><li>First mudslinging commercial </li></ul>
Warren Report
The Beatles! <ul><li>Feb 9 th , 1964 </li></ul>
Great Society: A War on Poverty <ul><li>Medicare </li></ul><ul><li>Medicaid </li></ul><ul><li>VISTA </li></ul><ul><li>Unem...
Civil Rights component <ul><li>Civil Rights Act </li></ul><ul><li>Voting Rights Act </li></ul><ul><li>24 th  Amendment </l...
War on Poverty <ul><li>22% down to 11% </li></ul><ul><li>Country of enablers?  Is this JFK’s point? </li></ul>
Black Power begins
Malcolm X
Black Panthers
LBJ response <ul><li>After all I’ve done! </li></ul>
Women’s movement <ul><li>1963 Betty  Friedan - The Feminine Mystique </li></ul><ul><li>Birth Control pill </li></ul><ul><l...
Vietnam continued <ul><li>1964- U.S.S. Maddox </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Secretary of Defense Robert McNamera </li></ul></ul>
Gulf of Tonkin Resolution <ul><li>&quot;For all I know, our Navy was shooting at whales out there.&quot;  </li></ul>
The Blank Check!
Fighting in the North <ul><li>Operation Rolling Thunder! </li></ul>
Fight the VC in the South <ul><li>Find Charlie </li></ul><ul><li>Napalm/Agent Orange </li></ul>
We’re winning!  <ul><li>Are we? </li></ul>
Tet Offensive <ul><li>January 30 th , 1968 </li></ul>
Hey, Hey LBJ, how many kids you kill today?
Clean for Gene <ul><li>February- New Hampshire Primary </li></ul>
WOW! <ul><li>March 31 st , 1968 </li></ul>
Democrat Race <ul><li>HHH </li></ul><ul><li>RFK </li></ul><ul><li>McCarthy </li></ul>
April 4 th , 1968
June 5 th , 1968
August-Democrat Convention <ul><li>Chicago 7 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Abbie Hoffman and Jerry Rubin </li></ul></ul>
We need stability- Richard Nixon!
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  1. 1. Lyndon Baines Johnson 36 th president Democrat 1963-1968 A President's hardest task is not to do what is right, but to know what is right.
  2. 2. Weird dude!
  3. 3. 1964 election <ul><li>First mudslinging commercial </li></ul>
  4. 4. Warren Report
  5. 5. The Beatles! <ul><li>Feb 9 th , 1964 </li></ul>
  6. 6. Great Society: A War on Poverty <ul><li>Medicare </li></ul><ul><li>Medicaid </li></ul><ul><li>VISTA </li></ul><ul><li>Unemployment benefits </li></ul><ul><li>Food Stamps </li></ul><ul><li>OEO </li></ul><ul><li>Immigration laws </li></ul>
  7. 7. Civil Rights component <ul><li>Civil Rights Act </li></ul><ul><li>Voting Rights Act </li></ul><ul><li>24 th Amendment </li></ul><ul><li>Head Start </li></ul><ul><li>Affirmative Action </li></ul><ul><li>Department of HUD </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Robert Weaver </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. War on Poverty <ul><li>22% down to 11% </li></ul><ul><li>Country of enablers? Is this JFK’s point? </li></ul>
  9. 9. Black Power begins
  10. 10. Malcolm X
  11. 11. Black Panthers
  12. 12. LBJ response <ul><li>After all I’ve done! </li></ul>
  13. 13. Women’s movement <ul><li>1963 Betty Friedan - The Feminine Mystique </li></ul><ul><li>Birth Control pill </li></ul><ul><li>ERA? </li></ul>
  14. 14. Vietnam continued <ul><li>1964- U.S.S. Maddox </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Secretary of Defense Robert McNamera </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. Gulf of Tonkin Resolution <ul><li>&quot;For all I know, our Navy was shooting at whales out there.&quot; </li></ul>
  16. 16. The Blank Check!
  17. 17. Fighting in the North <ul><li>Operation Rolling Thunder! </li></ul>
  18. 18. Fight the VC in the South <ul><li>Find Charlie </li></ul><ul><li>Napalm/Agent Orange </li></ul>
  19. 19. We’re winning! <ul><li>Are we? </li></ul>
  20. 20. Tet Offensive <ul><li>January 30 th , 1968 </li></ul>
  21. 21. Hey, Hey LBJ, how many kids you kill today?
  22. 22. Clean for Gene <ul><li>February- New Hampshire Primary </li></ul>
  23. 23. WOW! <ul><li>March 31 st , 1968 </li></ul>
  24. 24. Democrat Race <ul><li>HHH </li></ul><ul><li>RFK </li></ul><ul><li>McCarthy </li></ul>
  25. 25. April 4 th , 1968
  26. 26. June 5 th , 1968
  27. 27. August-Democrat Convention <ul><li>Chicago 7 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Abbie Hoffman and Jerry Rubin </li></ul></ul>
  28. 28. We need stability- Richard Nixon!
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