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Tuesday, February 10th, 2015

Commentary: How ‘Selma’ misses the mark on my father’s Civil Rights record

In a guest commentary, LUCI BAINES JOHNSON writes, “While it is crucial to recognize that African-Americans' sacrifice and service were unparalleled, it is also important to know that they were not alone.”

Wednesday, December 24th, 2014

Museum director skewers LBJ’s portrayal in ‘Selma’ movie

Despite its critical acclaim, the new movie Selma, which depicts the relationship between Martin Luther King Jr. and President Lyndon B. Johnson, is getting pushback from some in Johnson's home state.

Sunday, December 8th, 2013

President invited to dedication of MLK, LBJ sculpture

WITH SLIDESHOW | President Obama and members of the King and Johnson families are among special guests on the invitation list for the unveiling in January of a sculpture honoring civil rights pioneers President Lyndon B. Johnson...

Tuesday, January 8th, 2013

City to break ground Jan. 21 on LBJ-MLK Crossroads

The city of San Marcos and the LBJ-MLK Crossroads Memorial Committee will host a groundbreaking ceremony for a new sculpture commemorating the civil rights legacy of President Lyndon Baines Johnson and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at...

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.

Tuesday, January 20th, 2009

City, county leaders unveil marker where MLK, LBJ memorial will stand

On the national remembrance day for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., members of the San Marcos city council and the Hays county commissioners unveil a sign at the crossroads of LBJ and MLK drives in San Marcos...

Thursday, June 5th, 2008

Project would honor LBJ, MLK where streets that bear their names meet

City council member Chris Jones is trying to nurture interest in a monument honoring Lyndon Baines Johnson and Martin Luther King at the intersection of LBJ Drive and MLK Drive.

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