Obama, GOP leaders should take page from LBJ playbook

in the news | January 30, 2015

Al Jazeera America

Julian E. Zelizer:

Starting with Johnson’s first State of the Union address, Jan. 8, 1964, the immediate struggle was over taxes and spending, I learned from a spirited, persuasive new telling by Princeton professor Julian E. Zelizer, “The Fierce Urgency of Now: Lyndon Johnson, Congress and the Battle for the Great Society.”