Episode 36: Lyndon Johnson and Stonewall

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Season 1, Episode 36: Lyndon Johnson and Stonewall

We are heading back to the Lone Star State for the birthplace of Lyndon Baines Johnson, 36th President, along the Pedernales River between Stonewall and Johnson City, Texas. A man shaped by his childhood, educational opportunities, and a huge inferiority complex, learn about Lyndon’s youth and political rise, along with what happened to his birthplace!

Lyndon Johnson National Historic Site page on the Reconstructed Birthplace.

Visiting the LBJ Ranch from the National Park Service.

The Lyndon B Johnson State Park and Historic Site (where the Visitor Center and Living History site is located).

From My May 2017 Visit!

At the LBJ Birthplace!

From my May 2021 Visit!

From the LBJ Boyhood Home!

At the LBJ Boyhood Home
The Johnson family in front of LBJ’s birthplace in 1897 (eleven years before his birth).
Young Lyndon on the steps of his birthplace.
Lyndon Johnson Portrait by Elizabeth Shoumatoff.

Lyndon Johnson Birthplace: 670 State Park Road 49, Stonewall, Texas.

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