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Lbj - Part 1

Season 4, Episode 1 of 2

The first of a two-part series on the life of Lyndon B. Johnson, this program chronicled the president's childhood in impoverished rural Tex as; Johnson's rise to political power on the strength of his public as sistance message; the charges of ballot stuffing that haunted Johnson after his early run for the U.S. Senate; John F. Kennedy's assassinati on and the self-doubt Johnson felt at having assumed the presidency th rough no effort of his own; and Johnson's victory in the 1964 election , which he considered both a personal and political achievement.

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