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Johnson, Lyndon Baines

Line breaks: Lyn¦don Baines John|son
Pronunciation: /ˈdʒɒns(ə)n
 
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Definition of Johnson, Lyndon Baines in English:

( 1908–73), American Democratic statesman, 36th President of the US 1963-9; known as LBJ. His domestic programs, such as those for civil rights, were labeled the Great Society. During his administration, US involvement in Vietnam increased, undermining his popularity, and he did not seek re-election.

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