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Word of the Day

Expatiate ek-SPAY-shee-ayt (verb) To move about freely or at will; wander; to speak or write at length or in detail -- www.merriam-webster.com

Web Site of the Day

Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum

This is the official Web site for President Lyndon B. Johnson’s presidential museum, and seeing as today is LBJ’s birthday, why not take a moment to learn something new about the 36th president? You’ll find plenty of resources here, as well as information about visiting the museum.

Number to Know

486: Number of electoral votes Lyndon B. Johnson won in the 1964 election, one of the highest totals ever. Johnson, who assumed the presidency when John F. Kennedy was assassinated in 1963, defeated Barry Goldwater in the race.

This Day in History

Aug. 27, 2003: Mars makes its closest approach to Earth in nearly 60,000 years, passing 34,646,418 miles away.

Today’s Featured Birthday

Actor Paul Reubens, aka Pee Wee Herman (57)

Daily Quote

“A president's hardest task is not to do what is right but to know what is right.” -- Lyndon B. Johnson