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Synopsis for Lockdown lecture on 4.3.24

The American Dream and LBJ's Great Society


  • The Puritans of the 17th century are the first to dream

  • The Founding Fathers set the dream into the Constitution

  • The Dream takes off in modern times under James Truslow Adams

  • The Dream of MLK and The Civil Rights Movement

  • LBJ: The Man

  • The Dream put into legislation by LBJ

  • The Dream still exists



The American Dream Jim Cullen

Striving for The Great Society Charles Haar

The Years of Lyndon Johnson (multi vol) Robert Caro


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