Recordings of Lyndon Johnson

The editors talked about their three-volume book Toward the Great Society: The Presidential Recordings of Lyndon B. Johnson, February 1 -… read more

The editors talked about their three-volume book Toward the Great Society: The Presidential Recordings of Lyndon B. Johnson, February 1 - May 31, 1964. They played and discussed recordings from the initial months of the Johnson presidency. The transcripts in the book are compiled from the secret recordings and include discussion of the origins of Johnson’s Great Society program, the civil rights movement, and the viability of U.S. policy in Vietnam.

After their presentations the panelists responded to audience members' questions. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Germany, Kent B. Assistant Professor University of South Carolina->History and African-American Studies
  • McKee, Guian A. Assistant Professor University of Virginia->Miller Center of Public Affairs
  • Munteanu, Mircea Associate Wilson (Woodrow) International Center for Scholars->History and Public Policy Program
  • Shreve, David Assistant Professor (Former) University of Virginia->Miller Center of Public Affairs
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Recordings of Lyndon Johnson

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Program ID:
203602-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 18, 2008
Last Aired:
May 24, 2010

Airing Details

  • Feb 18, 2008 | 11:47am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 19, 2008 | 8:02am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 25, 2008 | 8:17pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 26, 2008 | 12:05am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 26, 2008 | 6:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 20, 2010 | 10:41am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 20, 2010 | 4:40pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 20, 2010 | 10:40pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 21, 2010 | 4:40am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 23, 2010 | 11:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 23, 2010 | 5:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 23, 2010 | 11:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 24, 2010 | 5:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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