My history hero: Lyndon Johnson (1908–73)

"He really understood politics. He was constantly trying to cobble together compromises that would deliver votes to push through legislation. He was the most amazing modern politician": Jeremy Vine tells York Membery why Lyndon Johnson is his history hero...

Lyndon B Johnson, the 36th president of the United States. (Photo by Bettmann/Contributor/Getty Images)

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