Democrats: A Streetcar Named Euphoria

Q. Mr. President, can you tell us anything about your plans for next week? A. With regard to the convention, I expect to go up later Thursday evening— I don't know what time—if I go at all.

Q. Mr. President, did I understand that you might not go to Atlantic City at all?

A. I didn't say I would or I wouldn't.

—White House press conference Well, if he didn't, it would certainly be the biggest surprise since the St. Louis Browns won a pennant. For Lyndon Johnson this week will mark the zenith of a vigorous and ambitious career. He will...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!