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Celebrating LBJ on President's Day

Since I was visiting Austin, I was able to check off another presidential library- President Johnson's. Though I knew he had stepped in after Kennedy's assassination, I was unaware of just how much legislation he had been responsible for during his term in office. 1963-1969. He has a place in my husband's mind because his father was Somalia's foreign secretary and met with LBJ at Kennedy's funeral. You can see a photo of them together in my post about being married to a Muslim Somali Prince.  At the presidential library, I saw the enormous archives, and it fills an entire wall.

Fast forward to 2018 and it seems so many programs he helped to create are in danger of being axed. I believe it's important to note the benefit we all receive from his legislation. This photo below gives the full list. We have him to thank for PBS and Sesame Street. He gave us the civil rights act and changed the way we vote. We have seatbelts and traffic safety programs. After watchin…

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