LBJ 50th Anniversary: The LBJ Legacy

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50 Years In the Arena: The LBJ School Legacy

President Lyndon B. Johnson and Mrs. Lady Bird Johnson, in 1965, came to an agreement with The University of Texas's president and Board of Regents to establish the LBJ Library and Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs. His remarks from the dedication ceremony on May 22, 1971 demonstrated his vision of a public affairs school that blended the academic and the practical — building the foundation for distinguishing the LBJ School as a maverick among its peers.

LBJ School alumni and friends attend the 2019 Outstanding Alumni Awards

Living Legacy: Students & Alumni

Students and alumni have taken up LBJ's mantle of bold action, advancing the public good through creative solutions, fact-based policy approaches and a desire to make the world better.

President Johnson signs the Medicare Bill on July 30, 1965, alongside Lady Bird Johnson, President Harry S. Truman, Vice President Hubert Humphrey and Bess Truman

Policy Legacy: Laws & Initiatives

President Johnson's stunning record of legislative and policy achievements that touched every aspect of American life and helped to move the United States toward achieving greater equality and fairness.

President Johnson at his ranch in Texas

Lone Star Legacy: LBJ in Texas

President Johnson's legacy in Texas, from the LBJ Ranch in Johnson City and the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center to the LBJ Presidential Library.