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Lyndon B. Johnson Facts

Lyndon B. Johnson taking the oath of office in 1963
Lyndon Johnson taking the oath of office

Introduction - Lyndon B. Johnson

On November 22, 1963, U.S. Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson was sworn into office as President on what was, perhaps, one of the most shocking days in U.S. history. Earlier that day, when President John F. Kennedy was traveling through Texas on a campaign tour, he was shot and pronounced dead shortly thereafter. The assassination stunned the world. Vice President Johnson was sworn into office as President while onboard Air Force One where he became the 36th President of the United States of America. There is no doubt that he, who was both loved and hated by some Americans, was responsible for some significant initiatives in U.S history. The following information lists interesting facts about President Johnson's life and career, including why he did not seek re-election, all in a kid-friendly format for easy reading.

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