Former First Lady, Station Owner Lady Bird Johnson Dies
July 11, 2007 at 3:38 PM (PT)
Condolences to family and friends of former First Lady LADY BIRD JOHNSON, who died today at 94 at her home in WEST LAKE HILLS.
The wife of President LYNDON BAINES JOHNSON, Mrs. JOHNSON, born CLAUDIA ALTA TAYLOR, bought KTBC-A (now EMMIS Talk KLBJ-A)/AUSTIN in 1942 and later launched KLBJ-F (also owned by EMMIS) and KTBC-TV. LBJ BROADCASTING also owned KAJZ/AUSTIN and stations in SAVANNAH and WACO before selling the stations to EMMIS in 2003.