Lyndon B. Johnson
President Lyndon B. Johnson’s Great Society

As part of his State of the Union address on January 4, 1965, Lyndon B. Johnson spoke of his Great Society – a set of domestic programs aimed at the elimination of poverty and racial injustice. President Johnson first mentioned the term “Great Society” during a speech at Ohio University in May of 1974, further detailing the program in a speech at the University of Michigan later that month. This video shows clips of President Johnson’s State of the Union address.

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