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Country optimistic after Biden’s 1st 100 days: POLL – ABC News

Nearly two-thirds of Americans say the country is headed in the right direction.

By Kendall Karson, May 2, 2021, 6:00 AM• 7 min read

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President Joe Biden addresses a joint session of Congress in Washington, April 28, 2021.

President Joe Biden completes his first hundred days in office with a country that is more optimistic about the coming year, according to a new ABC News/Ipsos poll.

Nearly two-thirds of Americans (64%) are optimistic about the direction of the country in the poll, which was conducted by Ipsos in partnership with ABC News using Ipsos’ KnowledgePanel.

Source: Country optimistic after Biden’s 1st 100 days: POLL – ABC News

Lady Bird Johnson In Plain Sight Podcast – Trailer, How to Listen

LBJ Library photo by Robert Knudsen

The new ABC series, featuring rare audio of the former First Lady, is hosted by historian Julia Sweig.

By Adam Rathe, Feb 23, 2021

First Ladies have been a source of fascination since the days of George and Martha Washington.

But for every Jackie Kennedy, whose life was chronicled breathlessly—often by T&C—there are others whose contributions have gone without that kind of recognition.

Lady Bird Johnson has been one of them—until now.On March 1, the ABC News podcast In Plain Sight: Lady Bird Johnson will premiere (available on all major podcast platforms), telling the story of Johnson’s life and influence on American politics in large part through audio diaries that have previously been rarely heard.

Source: Lady Bird Johnson In Plain Sight Podcast – Trailer, How to Listen

Cokie Roberts, Longtime Washington Broadcaster, Dies at 75 : NPR

Roberts, who joined the fledgling network in 1978, was a seasoned Washington insider who developed a distinctive voice as a reporter and commentator for both NPR and ABC News.

Source: Cokie Roberts, Longtime Washington Broadcaster, Dies at 75 : NPR