Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream Setting & Symbolism

Doris Kearns Goodwin
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Perdernales River

A small river in central Texas. Close to Lyndon Johnson's early childhood home in Blanco County.

Johnson City, Texas

Johnson's home during later childhood and adolescence.

Austin, Texas

Home of the University of Texas, from which Lady Bird graduated.

San Marco College

Small college attended by Johnson, and the proving ground for his political strategies.

Cotulla, Texas

Town of primarily Mexican-Americans where Johnson taught for a year.

Dodge Hotel

Lodging site of legislative secretaries in Washington DC.

Karnack, Texas

Home of Lady Bird Johnson.

NYA

The National Youth Administration, a New Deal program providing employment to young people across the country. Johnson was the Director of the NYA in Texas from 1935-36.

KTBC

Bankrupt radio station purchased by Johnson which turned into a major profit-making enterprise.

Senate Armed Services Committee

Lead by Senator Russell from Georgia; Johnson's appointment to this committee allowed him daily access to...

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