Although President Lyndon Johnson, seen here signing the Economic Opportunity Act in 1964, is often identified with the War on Poverty, many of its programs were bipartisan initiatives. Photo courtesy of Wikipedia via LBJ Library. Editor’s Note: 2014 marks…

In 1976, the House of Representatives created the Select Committee on Assassinations to further investigate Kennedy’s shooting. In 1979, it reported the assassination was likely the result of a conspiracy. But after years of news coverage and investigations, NewsHour co-founders…

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