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Lyndon B. Johnson


Tuesday, August 7th, 2012

Audio: USPS stamp to honor Lady Bird Johnson

The U.S. Postal Service is recognizing Lady Bird Johnson's centennial with the release of a commemorative stamp featuring her White House portrait, making her one of only five first ladies to be featured on postage.

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

Tickets on sale for LBJ Museum’s blast from the past

Advance tickets to the LBJ Museum of San Marcos’ ‘60s Night fundraiser on Friday will be on sale for $20 through noon the day of the event.

Thursday, June 21st, 2012

Fundraiser takes LBJ Museum back to the sixties

The colorful 1960s and President Lyndon B. Johnson’s term in the White House will be celebrated 7 to 9:30 p.m. (sixties time) at the LBJ Museum of San Marcos.

Monday, May 7th, 2012

LBJ, MLK sculpture design unveiled

Volunteers unveiled the final design last week of a sculpture honoring Lyndon B. Johnson and Martin Luther King Jr. planned for the intersection of streets that bear the names of the two historical figures.

Wednesday, August 24th, 2011

Democrats to celebrate LBJ birthday

Events this weekend will celebrate the birth of the enigmatic 36th president of the United States. U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett will speak at the Hays County Democratic Party’s annual LBJ Birthday Bash on the campus of Johnson’s...

Monday, July 19th, 2010

LBJ Museum of San Marcos to go back to the 60s again

The Lyndon Baines Johnson of San Marcos will repeat its reflection back in time for a “60s Night at the Museum” fundraiser Friday, Aug. 6.

Monday, November 30th, 2009

Freethought San Marcos: Facing the truth about President Obama (Part 1)

Freethought San Marcos: A column by LAMAR W. HANKINS I voted for Barack Obama just over a year ago, not because I expected that his policies would be far different from those of his predecessor, but because...

Friday, September 18th, 2009

LBJ Museum San Marcos exhibit celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month

When the Lyndon Baines Johnson Museum of San Marcos celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month with a reception and public opening of the visiting exhibit “A Tejano Son of Texas” exhibit on Diez Y Seis, the connection will...

Wednesday, May 27th, 2009

Oral history exhibit at LBJ Museum held over

Show time for a multi-media exhibit that resulted from the collaborative efforts of the Lyndon Baines Johnson Museum of San Marcos and Texas State University has been extended.

Sunday, April 5th, 2009

San Marcos honors LBJ centennial

San Marcos Mayor Susan Narvaiz proclaimed April 14, as "LBJ Centennial Recognition Day."

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