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<ul><li>Born Stonewall, Texas (1908) </li></ul><ul><li>Unlike JFK, Lower Class </li></ul><ul><ul><li>No electricity </li><...
<ul><li>1937-House </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Elected by people that he taught in TX </li></ul></ul><ul><li>1949-Senate </li></...
<ul><li>The Treatment could last ten minutes or four hours. It could happen wherever Johnson might find a fellow Senator w...
<ul><li>Had to be the Best! </li></ul><ul><li>Notorious for driving 90 mph around in Lincoln Continental </li></ul><ul><li...
<ul><li>Remember, Just like the Measles(Chickenpox) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Get over them!! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Johns...
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  1. 1. <ul><li>Born Stonewall, Texas (1908) </li></ul><ul><li>Unlike JFK, Lower Class </li></ul><ul><ul><li>No electricity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No running water </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No refrigerator </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Attended SW Texas State Teacher’s College </li></ul><ul><li>1 st job-teaching Mexican Americans English </li></ul><ul><li>War Hero-WWII </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1 st member of Congress to serve </li></ul></ul>
  2. 2. <ul><li>1937-House </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Elected by people that he taught in TX </li></ul></ul><ul><li>1949-Senate </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Probably the most powerful majority leader of all time (Johnson Treatment) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>1961-VP </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mixed Reaction-LBJ despised every minute of the job </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Unsuccessfully tried to “Stop JFK” at the convention </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>The Treatment could last ten minutes or four hours. It could happen wherever Johnson might find a fellow Senator within his reach. Interjections from the target were rare. Johnson anticipated them before they could be spoken. He moved in close, his face a scant millimeter from his target, his eyes widening and narrowing, his eyebrows rising and falling. The Treatment an almost hypnotic experience and rendered the target stunned and helpless. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Had to be the Best! </li></ul><ul><li>Notorious for driving 90 mph around in Lincoln Continental </li></ul><ul><li>“ Rome was not built in a day, that was because I was not the foreman.” </li></ul><ul><li>Foreign Diplomat asked if LBJ was born in a log cabin </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ No that was Lincoln. I was born in a manger.” </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Remember, Just like the Measles(Chickenpox) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Get over them!! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Johnson inherited the Vietnam problem from JFK </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Gulf of Tonkin Resolution </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Operation Rolling Thunder </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Pacification </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Body Count </li></ul></ul></ul>
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