Five Local Connections to Lyndon Baines Johnson

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Geraldine “Gerri” Whittington, LBJ’s personal secretary and the first African-American secretary in the White House, came from South County and attended Wiley H. Bates High School in Annapolis. LBJ spoke at the City Hall in Cumberland, Maryland, “this seedbed of American liberty,” on May 7, 1964. Lyndon Johnson’s maternal ancestors, the Huffmans, apparently migrated to Frederick, Maryland from Germany sometime …


LBJ Kicks Off Annapolis Film Festival 2017

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LBJ Kicks Off Annapolis Film Festival 2017 LBJ, the Rob Reiner-directed drama chronicling the life and times of the legendary and controversial Texan who would inherit the Presidency at one of the most fraught moments in American history, will be the Annapolis Film Festival’s Opening Night film Thursday, March 30 at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts. Starring Woody Harrelson …