Life Portrait of Lyndon B. Johnson

In the thirty-fifth in a series on American presidents, scholars talked about the life and career of Lyndon B. Johnson. Among the… read more

In the thirty-fifth in a series on American presidents, scholars talked about the life and career of Lyndon B. Johnson. Among the issues addressed were his rise to the presidency after the assassination of President Kennedy, his plan for the Great Society, his civil rights record, and his involvement in the Vietnam War. They also talked about his personal life and time at the “Texas White House.” Throughout the program various still photographs, video footage and artifacts relating to Johnson were shown. Johnson’s grandson and a student were interviewed and guests responded to viewer questions and comments. In the second part of the program Mr. Caro was interviewed from the Johnson room in the U.S. Capitol. close

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Life Portrait of Lyndon B. Johnson

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151632-1
Category:
C-SPAN Specials
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Call-In
Location:
Stonewall, Texas, United States
First Aired:
Nov 12, 1999
Last Aired:
Nov 17, 2013

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  • Nov 12, 1999 | 9:01am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 12, 1999 | 8:00pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 12, 1999 | 10:09pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 29, 1999 | 9:04pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 03, 2000 | 8:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 04, 2000 | 4:08am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 04, 2000 | 7:27am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 29, 2001 | 11:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 30, 2001 | 11:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 24, 2001 | 8:05pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 19, 2007 | 8:01pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 17, 2013 | 8:59pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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