of the full House, which passed it shortly thereafter by a vote of 290110. Johnson was needed on the ticket to help carry Texas and the Southern states. Goldwater's campaign message was best symbolized by the bumper sticker displayed by supporters claiming "In your heart, you know he's right.". In 1968 Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act of 1968, which provided for equal housing opportunities regardless of race, creed, or national origin. 185 In the fall of 1966 however, multiple sources began to report progress was being made against the North Vietnamese logistics and infrastructure; Johnson was urged from every corner to begin peace discussions. He ran about even with Republican George Romney in trial matchups that spring. "Birthday of Johnson Now Texas Holiday". Texas State Historical Association. Assisted in part by a growing economy, the War on Poverty helped millions of Americans rise above the poverty line during his administration.
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"The Civil Rights Movement and the Presidency in the Hot Years of the Cold War: A Historical and Historiographical Assessment." History Compass 6#1 (2008 314344. District Judge Sarah. Johnson, a notoriously tough boss throughout his career, often demanded long workdays and work on weekends. Taylor, declared his readiness "to do more when we had a base" or when Saigon was politically more stable. 63 Biographer Robert Caro offered a different perspective; he wrote that the Kennedy campaign was desperate to win what was forecast to be a very close election against Richard Nixon and Henry Cabot Lodge. He then announced an immediate unilateral halt to the bombing of North Vietnam and announced his intention to seek out peace talks anywhere at any time. Johnson's popularity plummeted as a massive white political backlash took shape, reinforcing the sense Johnson had lost control of the streets of major cities as well as his party. Nixon could be defeated "if only the Democrats don't go too far left he had insisted. "Johnson To Continue As Demo Leader".