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How LBJ's Family Home Influenced His Landmark Legislation

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Many of president Lyndon B. Johnson's most important policies--from the Civil Rights Act to Medicare--were influenced by his modest upbringing in Central Texas.

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Presidents and pilots. Athletes and authors. Engineers and entertainers. America has seen over two centuries of trailblazers, pioneering men and women who have altered our culture, our landscapes, and our lives. Take a coast-to-coast tour over the locales where these leaders made history. From Mount Vernon to Silicon Valley, from Lambeau Field to Walden Pond and landmarks in between, we celebrate the places and the people who blazed a trail and took our nation in a new direction.

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