LBJ http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/5220/all en Fineman Lauds Eisenhower for Advising LBJ to Push 'Sweeping Liberal Agenda' http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/fineman-lauds-eisenhower-advising-lbj-push-sweeping-liberal-agenda <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/brad-wilmouth">Brad Wilmouth</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><img style="float: right;" src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium_280_x_158/images/2012-05-01-BigFineman.jpg" alt="Media Research Center" title="Media Research Center" class="imagecache-medium_280_x_158" />Appearing as a panel member on the July 15 weekend's syndicated <em>Chris Matthews Show</em>, <em>Huffington Post</em> editoral director Howard Fineman - formerly of <em>Newsweek</em> - praised former President Eisenhower's decision to advise then-President Johnson to "carry out Jack Kennedy's agenda" in the aftermath of the Kennedy assassination.<br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/fineman-lauds-eisenhower-advising-lbj-push-sweeping-liberal-agenda" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Politics Chris Matthews Show Dwight Eisenhower Howard Fineman JFK LBJ Mon, 16 Jul 2012 04:37:43 +0000 40640 at http://www.mrc.org Vietnam, Always Handy http://www.mrc.org/articles/vietnam-always-handy <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> &quot;The president wants to be like Truman. Some historians think he may be more like L.B.J.&quot; </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>The Sunday Week in Review story by Kate Zernike, "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2007/01/14/weekinreview/14zernike.html" target="_self">Bush's</a><a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2007/01/14/weekinreview/14zernike.html"> Legacy vs. the 2008 Election</a>," <a href="http://www.timeswatch.org/articles/2007/20070111132150.aspx" target="_self">again</a><a href="http://www.timeswatch.org/articles/2007/20070111132150.aspx"> turned to that grim standby, Vietnam</a>, to explain Bush's dilemma in Iraq. The text box reads "The president wants to be like Truman.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/vietnam-always-handy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch GeorgeW.Bush IraqWar KateZernike LBJ LyndonJohnson NewYorkTimes NYTimes RobertDallek TimesWatch TimesWatch.org vietnam Tue, 16 Jan 2007 18:51:00 +0000 admin 5383 at http://www.mrc.org