Book Discussion on The Presidential Recordings

Harry Middleton, former director of the LBJ Presidential Library and Museum, and editors of The Presidential Recordings talked about… read more

Harry Middleton, former director of the LBJ Presidential Library and Museum, and editors of The Presidential Recordings talked about President Johnson’s conversations with various members of congress, advisers, and friends on issues such as the economy, foreign aid, and the 1964 riots in Panama. The panelists also played clips of various conversations and provided background for them. The panelists took questions from members of the audience following their remarks.

The Presidential Recordings. Lyndon B. Johnson, Volumes 1-3: The Kennedy Assassination and the Transfer of Power, November 22, 1963 - January 1964, were published by W.W. Norton with a DVD-ROM. This set covers the first 65 hours of the nearly 800 hours of Johnson’s White House recordings. Timothy Naftali is one of three general editors of the three-volume collection. Kent Germany is co-editor of vol. 3. David Shreve is co-editor of vol. 2. Robert Johnson is co-editor of vols. 2 and 3. close

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  • Germany, Kent B. Assistant Professor University of Virginia->Miller Center of Public Affairs
  • Middleton, Harry Executive Director (Former) Lyndon Baines Johnson Foundation
  • Naftali, Timothy J. Associate Professor University of Virginia->Miller Center of Public Affairs
  • Shreve, David Assistant Professor (Former) University of Virginia->Miller Center of Public Affairs
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Book Discussion on The Presidential Recordings

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Public Affairs Event
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Austin, Texas, United States
First Aired:
May 28, 2005
Last Aired:
Jul 3, 2005

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  • May 28, 2005 | 7:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 29, 2005 | 4:34pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 19, 2005 | 6:43am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 03, 2005 | 9:01am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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