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President Lyndon Johnson greeting supporters at Tri-State Airport
in Huntington, April 24, 1964
President Lyndon Johnson greeting supporters at Tri-State Airport in Huntington, April 24, 1964


On April 24, 1964, President Lyndon Johnson arrived in Huntington to launch his War on Poverty, an effort to end poverty in Appalachia.

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President Lyndon Johnson Launches His War On Poverty
"President To Push Poverty War"


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