Joseph A. Califano Jr.

Joseph A. Califano, Jr., served as Lyndon Johnson’s top White House domestic policy aide and as US Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare. He is Founder of The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University (CASA). He has written several books. He lives in Westport, Connecticut.

Books by this Author

The Triumph & Tragedy of Lyndon Johnson
How to Raise a Drug-Free Kid
Governing America

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Did LBJ predict a Hillary Rodham Clinton presidency?

President Lyndon Johnson created in 1967 what one feminist writer called "affirmative action for women" when he got Congress to enact a law providing equal opportunity for women in the armed forces. At that time, Johnson said that he could one d...

Author Appearances

BROOKLYN PUBLIC LIBRARY
In Discussion with Robert Semple, Jr.
Central Branch: Dweck Center
10 Grand Army Plaza
Brooklyn, NY 11238
JUN 11
KANSAS CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY
Talk/signing
4801 Main Street
Kansas City, MO 64112
JUL 15

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