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Johnson

1. Earvin , known as Magic. born 1959, US basketball player
2. Eyvind . 1900--76, Swedish novelist and writer, whose novels include the Krilon trilogy (1941--43): joint winner of the Nobel prize for literature 1974
3. Martin. born 1970, English Rugby Union footballer; captain of the England team that won the World Cup in 2003.
4. Philip (Cortelyou). born 1906, US architect and writer; his buildings include the New York State Theater (1964) and the American Telephone and Telegraph building (1978--83), both in New York

Johnson

1. Amy 1903--41, British aviator, who made several record flights, including those to Australia (1930) and to Cape Town and back (1936)
2. Andrew 1808--75, US Democrat statesman who was elected vice president under the Republican Abraham Lincoln; 17th president of the US (1865--69), became president after Lincoln's assassination. His lenience towards the South after the American Civil War led to strong opposition from radical Republicans, who tried to impeach him
3. Jack 1878--1946, US boxer; world heavyweight champion (1908--15)
4. Lionel (Pigot) 1867--1902, British poet and critic, best known for his poems "Dark Angel" and "By the Statue of King Charles at Charing Cross"
5. Lyndon Baines known as LBJ. 1908--73, US Democrat statesman; 36th president of the US (1963--69). His administration carried the Civil Rights Acts of 1964 and 1965, but he lost popularity by increasing US involvement in the Vietnam war
6. Michael (Duane) born 1967, US athlete: world (1995) and Olympic (1996) 200- and 400-metre gold medallist
7. Robert ?1898--1937, US blues singer and guitarist
8. Samuel known as Dr. Johnson. 1709--84, British lexicographer, critic, and conversationalist, whose greatest works are his Dictionary (1755), his edition of Shakespeare (1765), and his Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets (1779--81). His fame, however, rests as much on Boswell's biography of him as on his literary output
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It seems highly unlikely, for as Bobby later explained, johnson had 'said some rather nasty things -- or his people had -- and we hadn't really gotten over that' Bobby spoke for Salinger and O'Donnell and especially for himself, revealing an antipathy that ran deeper, predating the campaign.
JFK, after all, had earlier told O'Neill that he would be "embarrassed" if Johnson rejected an offer.
Hale Boggs thought it obvious, despite the political chaos, that JFK considered Johnson essential to victory.
Turning on Bobby, O'Donnell denounced the choice of Johnson as a "disaster" and told JFK it was the worst mistake" he ever made.
By late morning, word of an impending johnson nomination had reached the convention floor.
they decided to talk Johnson off the ticket, to undo "the terrible mistake"
Johnson, who'd sold off his cable holdings and assembled a group of investors to buy a small bank in River Rouge, Mich.
Johnson learned that Boutte was already talking with Shorebank Chairman Ronald Grzywinski for the specific purpose of assisting such endeavors.
As the drama at Indecorp was played out, black Chicagoans also learned that Johnson Products Co.
Johnson says that it was Shorebank's incompatible business strategy, not objections to its white ownership, that opened the door for OmniBanc to put in its bid.
Two weeks after William Johnson first heard that, Indecorp was available, he requested a meeting with Boutte.
Johnson spoke of his desire to boost lending in low-income neighborhoods, while getting more involved in underwriting large government bond issues.

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