Richard Goodwin

  • Born: December 7, 1931
  • Died: May 20, 2018
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Richard Goodwin

Speechwriter crafted LBJ's historic "we shall overcome" speech…

NEW YORK (AP) — Richard N. Goodwin, an aide, speechwriter and liberal force for the Kennedys and Lyndon Johnson who helped craft such historic addresses as Robert Kennedy's "ripples of hope" and LBJ's speeches on civil rights and "The Great Society," died Sunday evening. He was 86. For full obituary from Legacy.com, click here.