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Quotation by Lyndon Baines Johnson
Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States, Lyndon B. Johnson: 1963-64 "Address, Armistice Day, Brenham, Texas" (November 11, 1939) Address, Mitchell Field, New York" (May 9, 1964) "Address, World Education Conference" (Oct. 8, 1967) "Commencement Address for National Cathedral School" (June 5, 1962)
Because of these convictions, I made a personal decision in the 1964 Presidential campaign to make education a fundamental issue and to put it high on the nation's agenda. I proposed to act on my belief that regardless of a family's financial condition, education should be available to every child in the United States—as much education as he could absorb.
Lyndon Baines Johnson (1908–1973), U.S. president. The Vantage Point, ch. 9, pp. 207-208, Holt, Rinehart and Winston (1971).
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