they were on the hill to do a few profiles of lyndon baines johnson and i think that he saw something there. he saw she had not only a real gift as a writer but an eye for observation she thought could be unleashed on politics. >> i learned she wasn't purely irish, she had german on one side of her family but when she came to washington she was very much irish. i want to talk about the relationship with the kennedys and politics, president kennedy and senator kennedy. start with jfk. how did she get to know him and what was that relationship like? >> her relationship is more complicated than has originally been per trade. >> she got to know jack when she was a single congressman in washington and jfk asked her out on a date and he did so in perhaps the most kennedy fashioned through a proxy which took considerable umbrage with and said if the congressman would like to ask me on a date he will have to do with himself, showing that she wasn't too shy to be a good reporter. he went on a date with her and it never went anywhere. she drove to one of her girlfriends that he had to do some t
. >> lyndon baines johnson, brian. >> and we're glad we're in it, lita. thank you for watching. >> you got a deal, emile. have the president send me a letter to confirm. we'll see you may 7 in fairfax. and if mr. obama would rather see us in los angeles, we'll be there march 12. tickets make great valentine's day gifts. and happy birthday to world war ii vet jerome star, 99 years old today. >>> growing anger among many american voters. tonight, bret baier has a special report called "voter revolt." >> all lives matter is a new racial slur. >> explain for our viewers why it's a racial slur. >> white americans have created the conditions that require a phrase like "black lives matter." do you know how it is to live in a world where i didn't have to say black lives matter? do you know how horrific it is to grow up as a child in a world that so hates you? >> "factor tip of the day," catch "voter revolt" 10:00 p.m. this evening. that is it for us tonight. please check out the fox news website, which is different than billoreilly.com and spout off about "the fa
. >> according to a cbs vote profile analysis, lyndon baines johnson has been elected president of the united states. and the landslide has carried him in. >> we're going to devote our days and the years ahead to strengthening the republican party. >> after goldwater loses, all it did was to make the conservatives more determined than ever. in addition, they found another star. >> the first question is for you, senator goldwater. it's been said that ronald reagan has assumed the mantle of leadership of the conservative movement. would you comment, please? >> i would say that if he continues in a successful political career, that i don't think you could deny that he would be the leader. if reagan is elected governor of california, this gets to be a new ball game. >> there is this growing social uneasiness about the kinds of changes that are taking place in america. >> conservative leaders were able to capitalize on those resentments towards government and toward this new america. >> as you move through the '60s and even as reagan wins election in '66 to become governor of california, th
does anybody here think that the civil rights movement is simply about lyndon baines johnson signing the voting rights act? up.ge comes from the bottom it comes when people stand up is noy the status quo longer acceptable. years people stood up and fought, sometimes they were lynched, sometimes their homes were bombed. i was in birmingham, alabama. i went to the church where four beautiful children were killed because of a racist explosion. day,i learned on that there were 14 bombings in birmingham during that month. see byty was under racist trying to terrorize people fighting for civil rights. of birmingham, blacks and white allies said sorry, segregation and racism is going to in an america they stood together -- america. they stood together. they sat in. we made huge breakthroughs. not because of somebody on top.
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