Book Discussion on The Passage of Power

Robert Caro talked about his book, The Passage of Power. The fourth book of his series, “The Years of Lyndon Johnson,” it… read more

Robert Caro talked about his book, The Passage of Power. The fourth book of his series, “The Years of Lyndon Johnson,” it covers the years from 1958 to 1964, during which Senate Majority Leader Johnson traded that powerful position for the vice presidency, but then in an unexpected way achieved the presidency. Mr. Caro responded to questions from members of the audience.

This was an event in the History and Biography Pavilion of the 12th annual National Book Festival, held on the National Mall. close

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

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Book Discussion on The Passage of Power

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Speech
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 22, 2012
Last Aired:
Jan 27, 2013

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  • Sep 22, 2012 | 10:58am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 23, 2012 | 1:03am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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  • Jan 26, 2013 | 2:14pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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