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Lyndon Baines Johnson was born near Johnson City in southwestern Texas on August 27, 1908. He wasn*t born to a rich family, so he attended public schools in Blanco Country, Texas, and graduated from Johnson City High School in 1924. For the first year after college, Johnson taught public speaking and debate in a Houston high school. In 1931, Johnson campaigned for Richard M. Kleberg and was rewarded with an appointment as the new congressman*s secretary. During …

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…his plan was somehow wrong from what he imagined. He was criticized severely, and he, at last, gave up running for a second term of presidency. When he left office, peace talks for the Vietnam War were under way, but he didn¡¯t live to see them successful. He died of a heart attack on January 22, 1973. In spite of his ambitious Great Society, Johnson¡¯s name would forever be associated with the disaster in Vietnam.