Lyndon Johnson

(AP)

Rubio Targets War On Poverty On 50th Anniversary

It was 50 years ago Wednesday that then-President Lyndon B. Johnson proposed a war on poverty in his 1964 State of the Union Address. After five decades of programs like Medicare and Medicaid, while poverty hasn’t ended, the programs launched as part of the Great Society has helped hundreds of millions of people improve their lives.

CBS Miami–01/08/2014

Jack Roosevelt "Jackie" Robinson became the first African-American major league baseball player of the modern era in 1947. While not the first African American professional baseball player in United States history, his Major League debut with the Brooklyn Dodgers ended approximately eighty years of baseball segregation, also known as the baseball color line. (Photo credit: AP)

Jackie Robinson Day Across Major League Baseball

April 15 is known to most Americans as tax day. For New Englanders this year, it’s Patriot’s Day. But across the baseball world, April 15 is Jackie Robinson Day.

CBS Miami–04/15/2013

Palm trees surround the Harry S. Truman "Little White House" museum, president Truman's vacation home. (Source: Dennis K. Johnson via Getty Images)

Descendants Of Past Presidents Convene At Keys’ Little White House

Ahead of President’s Day, the Harry S. Truman Little White House was the site of the “presidential fishbowl” Saturday.

CBS4–02/16/2013

Luci Bird Johnson, daughter of Lady Bird and Lyndon Johnson, spoke about life in the White House during a fundraiser at the Harry S. Truman Little White House museum in Key West.  (Source: AP)

First Family Memories At Key West’s Truman White House

Attendees at fundraiser for the Harry S. Truman Little White House museum in Key West got an inside look at the some of the perks of being in the First Family over the President’s Day Weekend.

02/20/2011

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