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A former JFK and LBJ aide remembers years in Washington

...led a full and historic life - pictures signed by Lyndon Johnson and Coretta Scott King, photographs from the Oval...fourth and final volume of his series of books on Lyndon Johnson. "And he has the ability, which not every participant...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102408/boo_347906522.shtml
An arts center for Ketchikan

...an impressive feat in a state that is barely 50 years old.When The Fish Pirate's Daughter was first conceived, Lyndon Johnson was president, and Alaska's population as of the most recent census was only 226,000. With a simple plot and...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-07-28/arts-center-ketchikan
Opinion
The Indie Bestseller List

...by Anne Tyler10. "The Innocent," by David BaldacciHARDCOVER NONFICTION1. "The Passage of Power: The Years of Lyndon Johnson," by Robert A. Caro2. "Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake," by Anna Quindlen3. "Drift," by Rachel Maddow4...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2012-05-17/indie-bestseller-list
Art
The Indie Bestseller List

...Ending, by Julian Barnes10. Stolen Prey, by John SandfordHARDCOVER NONFICTION1. The Passage of Power: The Years of Lyndon Johnson, by Robert A. Caro2. Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake, by Anna Quindlen3. Wild, by Cheryl Strayed4. Imagine...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2012-05-31/indie-bestseller-list
Art
Senate balance of power at stake in election

...running mate, then-Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin.Alaskans last chose a Democrat in 1964 when they voted for President Lyndon Johnson over Barry Goldwater by a 2-1 margin.Neither Romney nor Obama campaigned in Alaska.Constitutional Convention...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-11-07/senate-balance-power-stake-election
State
Answering to the veterans of an unjust war

...sought to unify the small nation. Then in 1964 Congress passed the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution. It gave President Lyndon Johnson the authority to deploy combat troops to Vietnam, and over the next decade more than a million U.S. soldiers were...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-04-03/answering-veterans-unjust-war
Opinion
Sen. Daniel Inouye of Hawaii dead at 88

...understatement to call him an institution, but this chamber will never be the same without him."In 1968, President Lyndon Johnson urged Vice President Hubert Humphrey, who had won the Democratic nomination for president, to select Inouye as his...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-12-17/sen-daniel-inouye-hawaii-dead-88
State
Protect the right to filibuster in Senate

In 1968, Republicans and southern Democrats filibustered Abe Fortas, Lyndon Johnson's nominee for Supreme Court Chief justice, and some of the people now criticizing the filibuster have used it in the past...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051205/let_20050512040.shtml
Opinion
A little more flip-flopping

...the issues. Frankly, we could have done with a lot more "flip-flopping" from our most recent presidents. If Lyndon Johnson had "flip-flopped" and withdrawn our forces from Vietnam, the lives of 63,000 American troops and a million...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102104/let_20041021017.shtml
Opinion
Proposition seeks to upgrade schools with code violations

...construction was remodeled. Glacier Valley Elementary has not been renovated since its completion during the first years of Lyndon Johnson's administration. Proposition 5 on the Oct. 2 Juneau ballot seeks to raise $22.4 million in general obligation...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091907/loc_20070919021.shtml
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