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Lady Bird PhotoAlthough she lived much of her life in the shadow
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Lady Bird Photoof one of the most dominant men of the 20th Century,
Lady Bird PhotoLady Bird Johnson played a pivotal role in some of the most turbulent years in recent U.S. history.
Her Early YearsPolitical WifeAt the EpicenterShattered DreamsWinding DownResources and Links

Lady Bird Johnson died of natural causes on July 11, 2007 at the age of 94. She was remembered for increasing the role of the first lady to include active participation in her husband's administration and for leading an effort to conserve our natural resources and beautify the nation.
Transcript: On July 13, 2007, historian Michael Beschloss reflected on her life and legacy on the NewsHour with Jim Lehrer.

This site, produced in 2001, explored the major chapters of Lady Bird's life. In each section you will find transcripts of the original film, background essays, key speeches and diary entries and detailed timelines. In part six of the site you will find additional Web links, further readings and more about the film.


Production of Lady Bird had been funded in part by the generous support of The Brown Foundation, Inc., Houston; The Belo Foundation; The Marian and Speros Martel Foundation, Inc.; Mr. Ralph S. O'Connor; The Marjorie Kovler Fund; and The Ms. Foundation For Women.

Lady Bird is produced by MacNeil/Lehrer Productions and KLRU - Austin.

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