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The Life and Times of Lyndon Baines Johnson

Sunday, May 24 at 3 p.m. ET Hosted by Oliver NorthWhen Vice President Lyndon Baines Johnson accompanied President John F. Kennedy to Dallas in November of 1963, Johnson's long political career seemed to be over. With rumors abounding that Kennedy was going to drop him from the ticket in the upcoming 1964 election, Johnson had resigned himself to returning to a quiet life on his Texas ranch.Then an assassin's bullet forever changed Lyndon Johnson's political fortune.In this special biography episode of "War Stories With Oliver North," you'll see how a former Texas school teacher made a rapid ascent through the ranks in Washington to become a political powerhouse.Lady Bird Johnson's home movies will give you a behind-the-scenes look at three decades of her husband's life.Former speechwriter Harry McPherson reflects on how Johnson pushed sweeping civil rights reforms and dramatically expanded federal social programs through a reluctant Congress. And you'll hear how LBJ got what he wanted ...

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