Lyndon B. Johnson Quotes

Tell that staff of yours that nobody ain’t going to divide us. I’ll tell mine the same.

They did get divided and both staffs exacerbated the differences and past history between the two men. Kennedy ran against Johnson in the Presidential Primaries until he was assassinated in 1973.

Lyndon Baines Johnson, 1908-1973, 36th President of the United States (Democrat, TX), Telephone call with Robert F. Kennedy, November 1984, Quoted on PBS The American Experience, July 6, 2006

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Lyndon B. Johnson
Lyndon B. Johnson
  • Born: August 27, 1908
  • Died: January 22, 1973
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: President

Lyndon Baines Johnson, often referred to by his initials LBJ, was an American politician who served as the 36th president of the United States from 1963 to 1969. Formerly the 37th vice president of the United States from 1961 to 1963, he assumed the presidency following the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. A Democrat from Texas, Johnson also served as a United States Representative and as the Majority Leader in the United States Senate. Johnson is one of only four people who have served in all four federal elected positions.

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