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    Showcase for the Nation

    This 1968 documentary tells the story of Lady Bird Johnson’s beautification program. The program focused on improving neglected areas of the nation’s capital by planting…

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    Q&A with Betty Caroli

    Historian Betty Boyd Caroli talked about her book Lady Bird and Lyndon, in which she looks at the marriage and political partnership between Lady Bird and President Lyndon Johnson.

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    Book Discussion on Lady Bird and Lyndon and Destiny of Democracy

    Betty Boyd Caroli, author of Lady Bird and Lyndon: The Hidden Story of a Marriage That Made a President, and Mark Updegrove, author of Destiny of Democracy: The Civil Rights Summit at the…

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    President's Daily Briefing

    Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director John Brennan talked about the history of the president’s daily briefing. Following his remarks, former intelligence officers talked…

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    Voting Rights Act of 1965 Speech and Bill Signing

    President Johnson delivered remarks at the U.S. Capitol before signing the Voting Rights Act of 1965.

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    Voting Rights Act of 1965

    Joseph Califano and Kent Germany participated in an American History TV roundtable on the Voting Rights Act of 1965. The program featured White House recordings of President Lyndon Johnson.

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    Medicare Signing Ceremony

    Archival footage courtesy of ABC of President Johnson’s 1965 Medicare signing ceremony.

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    President Johnson Medicare Phone Calls

    This is a C-SPAN radio produced program of President Lyndon B. Johnson’s 1965 White House recordings on Medicare. Audio with still photos.

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    Book Discussion on The Triumph and Tragedy of Lyndon Johnson

    Joseph Califano talked about his book The Triumph and Tragedy of Lyndon Johnson: The White House Years, in which he presents a first-hand account of the Johnson administration’s Great…

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    Presidential Libraries of Texas

    Staff members from the three presidential libraries based in Texas talked about their collections documenting the White House years of Lyndon B. Johnson, George Bush, and George W. Bush.

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    Book Discussion on The Fierce Urgency of Now

    Julian Zelizer talked about his book, The Fierce Urgency of Now: Lyndon Johnson, Congress, and the Battle for The Great Society, about the importance of Congress to President…

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    Selma, Martin Luther King, Jr. and President Lyndon Johnson

    Clarence Lusane, author of The Black History of the White House, talked about the relationship between Martin Luther King, Jr. and President Lyndon B. Johnson in light of the feature…

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    LBJ Presidential Library Tour of the Presidential Suite

    Library director Mark Updegrove showed the Presidential Suite exhibit at the LBJ Presidential Library and Museum. It is a reconstruction of the living space where President and…

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    Book Discussion on When Things Went Right and Landslide

    Chase Untermeyer, author of When Things Went Right: The Dawn of the Reagan-Bush Administration, and Jonathan Darman, author of Landslide: LBJ and Ronald Reagan at the Dawn of a New America,…

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    Book Discussion on Landslide

    Jonathan Darman talked about his book, Landslide: LBJ and Ronald Reagan at the Dawn of a New America, in which he examines the presidential election of Lyndon Baines Johnson in 1964 and…

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    Air Quality Act of 1967

    Jeff Holmstead and Robin Juni talked about the Air Quality Act of 1967 and the current state of the law. This program was part of a week-long series on the “Great Society,”…

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    Immigration and Naturalization Act of 1965

    Marian Smith talked about the Immigration and Naturalization Act of 1965 that President Lyndon Johnson’s signed into law at the foot of the Statue of Liberty on October 3, 1965. She…

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    Public Broadcasting Act

    Patricia de Stacy Harrison talked about the Public Broadcasting Act of 1967, which created the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) and, eventually, the Public Broadcasting Service…

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    Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965

    Ulrich Boser and Darleen Opfer talked about the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965. Among other topics they discussed how the act changed the landscape of education, its major…

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    LBJ's Great Society and the Voting Rights Act

    Nicole Austin-Hillery and Hans con Spakovsky talked about the Voting Rights Act, which President Johnson signed the act into law on August 6, 1965. Other topics included state voter…

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