The Vice-Presidency: Seen, Not Heard

Once there were two brothers. One ran away to sea, the other was elected Vice President, and nothing was ever heard of either of them again.

—Thomas R. Marshall,

Vice President under Woodrow Wilson

Measured by the company he keeps and the gatherings he attends, Vice President Lyndon Baines Johnson seems to be a busy and important man on the New Frontier. Last week he attended the President's weekly legislative breakfast and his press conference briefing, sat in on private presidential chats with congressional leaders, went to a foreign aid briefing, and drank toasts at a White House dinner in...

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