Book Discussion on Master of the Senate
Mr. Caro talked about his book Master of the Senate: The Years of Lyndon Johnson, published by Knopf . In this third volume of his… read more
Mr. Caro talked about his book Master of the Senate: The Years of Lyndon Johnson, published by Knopf . In this third volume of his biography of Lyndon Johnson Mr. Caro covers events and activities between 1949 and 1960, the 12 years Johnson was a Senator. Mr. Caro analyzes Johnson’s marshaling and manipulation of power and the passage of civil rights legislation. After his presentation, Mr. Caro answered questions from the audience. Pictures of the audience where then shown while upcoming events were announced.
After his speech, Mr. Caro was interviewed and responded to viewer telephone calls in a call-in format. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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