Lyndon B. Johnson


Who was his vice president?

Hubert Humphrey of Minnesota served as Johnson’s vice president from 1965 to 1969. A former pharmacist, Humphrey served in the U.S. Senate from 1949 until becoming Johnson’s vice president. He later became the Democratic presidential nominee in 1968, but lost to Republican candidate Richard M. Nixon.

A protestor urges President Johnson to take more action to defend African American civil rights activists in Selma, Alabama, where protest marches led to violence by state police.


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