51 years ago this week, President Johnson signed a $1 billion anti-poverty bill called the Economic Opportunity Act. “Freedom,” he said, “is not enough.” What happened?
Fox's Cavuto And Laffer Celebrate 50 Year Anniversary Of LBJ's Great Society Speech By Attacking Minimum Wage
Fox regular Art Laffer calls raising the minimum wage "anti-poor" during a discussion where he and Neil Cavuto attack LBJ for his Great Society speech.
More of the same old anti-government rhetoric from Sen. Marco Rubio to mark the 50th anniversary of LBJ's declaration of a “war on poverty.”
Newstalgia Reference Room featuring an LBJ Press Conference, delivered on June 1, 1965.
Newstalgia Reference Room with President Kennedy discussing his proposal for affordable Healthcare in an address at Madison Square Garden - May 20, 1962.
April 20, 1964 - Springtime in New York. Civil Rights Protests gear up for opening of New York World's Fair. Elderly protest in favor of Medicare. New York Supreme Court gives thumbs down to CORE. Chances for Nelson Rockefeller grabbing Presidential nomination rated as slim. 2nd Conspiracy and Perjury Trial for McCarthy-era Attorney Roy Cohn set as 1st trial declared mistrial.
March 30, 1965. In-depth look at the major stories of the day. Terrorist bombing of U.S. Embassy in Saigon. White House weighs retaliation options. HUAC turns its attention to the KKK and other domestic terrorist groups. Man convicted of robbery and murder and sentenced in absentia in 1920 turns up and faces trial 45 years later. And Charles De Gaulle launched tirade against French Scientists speaking English.
Bill Moyers on the Colbert Report Monday night hitting on Citizens United, and corporate influence in politics.
Newstalgia Reference Room - A Dean Rusk Press Conference. Secretary of State Dean Rusk holds of Press conference, reviewing the events of 1967 and outlining U.S. goals for 1968, and discusses the ceasefire offer to North Vietnam. Less than three weeks later the Tet Offensive would begin.