Wednesday, January 26, 2011

from the last great State of the Union address

YouTube - LBJ State of Union War on Poverty:

Alas, the War on Poverty was defeated by the Vietnam War. When I was younger, I thought we would've had a better world if Kennedy hadn't been killed, but now I think the greater tragedy may've been LBJ's defeat by the military-industrial complex.

Here's a bit from the last great Presidential farewell: