National Geographic : 1969 Jul
"Conceiving and building the Polaris pro gram, with ships operating at sea, within a single administration. "Starting Federal Medical care for the aged (Kerr-Mills). "Desegregation in Washington, D. C., and Armed Forces even without laws. "Fighting for responsible fiscal and finan cial policies throughout eight years. "Extension of OASI [Social Security] cov erage to over ten million persons. "Intelligent application of Federal aid to education (Defense Education Bill). "Preservation, for the first time in Ameri can history, of adequate military establish ment after cessation of war. "Using Federal power to enforce orders of a Federal court in Arkansas, with no loss of life [Little Rock school crisis]. "Good will journeys to more than a score of nations in Europe, Asia, Africa, South [America] and in the Pacific. "Establishment of the Department of Health, Education and Welfare. "Initiation of plan for social progress in Latin America after obtaining necessary au thorization from Congress for $500 million (later called Alliance for Progress). "Atoms for Peace proposal. "All this . .. with a Congress controlled by the opposition ... for six years, the other two having only a nominal Republican majority."