Great - now we feel old.
Item: A commemorative plate featuring Lyndon B. Johnson and short text references to issues of his era, including the Vietnam War, the civil rights movement and the war on poverty.
Fun fact: Mr. Barrett seldom brings this item to class. The reason? “I put this one up on the wall in my bathroom, because LBJ would conduct business anywhere,” he said. “Including, famously, in the White House bathroom.”
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