Four decades later, we are still dealing with the aftermath. But also step outside. The very air you are breathing is a gift of the 36th President, thanks to the Clean Air Act. There was also a Clean Water Act. Thanks to civil rights legislation, we have slowly and painfully broken through a lot of our ugly thinking. A zillion things we take for granted today - including the protection of our basic dignity as human beings - we have LBJ to thank.
As for what he failed to finish - that is up to us.
See also on HealthCentral, Merely Me's Seven Presidents Who Battled Depression