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. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.

He was interviewed following his presentation in the History and Biography Pavilion of the 12th annual National Book Festival, held on the National Mall.

The program began and ended with scenes of the festival and scheduling information. close

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*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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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Sep 22, 2012
Last Aired:
Sep 29, 2012

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  • Sep 22, 2012 | 11:46am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 23, 2012 | 1:51am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 29, 2012 | 5:18pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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