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Nov 17, 2014, 09:44 ET

LBJ Foundation Honors Rep. John Dingell And Sen. Carl Levin With LBJ Liberty & Justice for All Award

 The LBJ Foundation on Tuesday November 18 will award its most prestigious prize, the LBJ Liberty & Justice for All Award, to Congressman...

Dec 03, 2013, 18:14 ET
Photo: L-R:  Tom Johnson, LBJ Foundation Chairman Emeritus; Larry Temple, LBJ Foundation Chairman; Luci Baines Johnson; President George H. W. Bush; Barbara Bush; Lynda Johnson Robb; Photo credit:  McNee Productions.  (PRNewsFoto/Lyndon Baines Johnson Foundation, McNee Productions)

LBJ Foundation Honors President George H. W. Bush with the LBJ Liberty and Justice for All Award

The LBJ Foundation has awarded the LBJ Liberty and Justice for All Award to former President George H. W. Bush, in recognition of his leadership...

Jul 29, 2013, 10:00 ET
Amy Barbee is Named Executive Director of LBJ Foundation.  (PRNewsFoto/Lyndon Baines Johnson Foundation)

Amy Barbee is Named Executive Director of LBJ Foundation

Barbee begins work August 5, 2013 The LBJ Foundation has named Amy Barbee as its Executive Director, effective August 5, 2013.  She...

Feb 20, 2013, 10:00 ET

LBJ Foundation Announces Nominations Are Being Accepted For The 2013 Lady Bird Johnson Environmental Award

$25,000 Award to Recipient The LBJ Foundation, the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, and the LBJ School of Public Affairs have asked for...

Jul 26, 2011, 09:15 ET
Mary Herman, Deputy Director of Development, Lyndon Baines Johnson Foundation.  (PRNewsFoto/Lyndon Baines Johnson Foundation)

Lyndon Baines Johnson Foundation Names New Development Director

The Lyndon B. Johnson Foundation has named Mary Herman as  Deputy Director of Development.  Herman, who assumed her new position on July...

Nov 17, 2010, 06:00 ET

The First LBJ Liberty and Justice for All Award is Presented to Congressman John Lewis

The Lyndon Baines Johnson Foundation today awarded the prestigious LBJ Liberty and Justice for All Award to a hero of the Civil Rights movement who...

Apr 30, 2010, 18:12 ET

Elizabeth Christian, LBJ Foundation President. (PRNewsFoto/Lyndon Baines Johnson Foundation)[TK]

LBJ Foundation to be Led by New Chairman and President

Larry Temple Becomes Only the Third Chairman in LBJ Foundation History Elizabeth Christian Assumes Post of Foundation Board President Larry...

Mar 20, 2010, 17:33 ET

Liz Carpenter, Noted Author, Humorist, and Former White House Aide, Dies at Age 89

The family of Liz Carpenter announces that Elizabeth "Liz" Carpenter, 89, passed away at 9:15 a.m. (CDT) on March 20, 2010, at Brackenridge...

May 19, 2008, 01:00 ET

Lyndon B. Johnson Aides, Leading Historians and Politicians Celebrate LBJ Legacy at Centennial Events

WASHINGTON, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- President Lyndon Baines Johnson ("LBJ") has been described in many ways -- as a bold dreamer, a progressive,...