Born on today’s date in 1908, Lyndon Baines Johnson is a former member of the U.S House and Senate, was elected as 37th Vice President of the United States, and was the successor of the late John F. Kennedy as 36th President of the United States. As the successor to a slain president, Johnson was tasked with unifying a grieving nation. Using social programs and ideas put forth by Kennedy, Johnson was able to sign into law the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Higher Education Act of 1965, and supported NASA’s Apollo Space Program.

Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose.