Quotation by Lyndon Baines Johnson

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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