“It is part of the price of leadership
of this great and free nation
to be the target of clever satirists.
You have given the gift of laughter to our people.
May we never grow so somber or self-important
that we fail to appreciate
the humor in our lives.”
~ Lyndon B Johnson
Lyndon Baines Johnson (August 27, 1908 – January 22, 1973), often referred to as LBJ, was the 36th President of the United States from 1963 to 1969, assuming the office after serving as the 37th Vice President of the United States under President John F. Kennedy, from 1961 to 1963.