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AUSTIN, Texas - A half-century after the passage of sweeping civil rights legislation, President Barack Obama declared that he had "lived out the promise" envisioned by Lyndon B. Johnson, the president who championed the push for greater racial equality.
WASHINGTON - Perhaps no historical analogy irks the White House more than the comparisons between Presidents Barack Obama and Lyndon B. Johnson, two Democrats who occupied the Oval Office a half-century apart.
NEW YORK - Best sellers by novelist Donna Tartt and historian Doris Kearns Goodwin are among the finalists for the Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction.