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    Working

    Robert Caro talked about his book, Working: Researching, Interviewing, Writing, on his experiences investigating and crafting biographies of President Lyndon Baines Johnson and Robert Moses. He…

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    Q&A with Robert Caro

    Robert Caro talked about talks about, “On Power,” his audio project on the evolution and exercise of political power in America. He also talked about the progress he is making on the next…

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    Robert Caro on Writing Biographies

    Robert Caro delivered the 2009 Leon Levy Biography Lecture. He presented his thoughts on giving the reader a sense of the setting of the action in a biography. He talked about how he does…

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    The Power Broker

    Robert Caro talked about his book The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York, published by Vintage. This biography of Robert Moses won a Pulitzer Prize in 1974. He talked about how he came…

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    Robert Caro at the LBJ Library

    This program featured Pulitzer Prize winning biographer Robert Caro during the course of two days. Mr. Caro took Book TV on a tour of the Lyndon Baines Johnson Presidential Library and explained…

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    Q&A with Robert Caro

    Author and LBJ biographer Robert Caro talked about his book, Working: Researching, Interviewing, Writing.

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    Robert Caro Prize for Literary Excellence in the Writing of History

    Robert Caro and Horace Mann School student Yuanjun Zeng, recipient of the Robert Caro Prize for Literary Excellence in the Writing of History, delivered remarks.

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    Authors on Writing History

    Biographer Robert Caro and historian Brenda Wineapple talked about writing history. They spoke at the 35th annual Key West Literary Seminar.

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    2016 National Book Awards

    Book TV’s coverage of the 67th annual National Book Awards included the presentation of awards for non-fiction, fiction, poetry, and young people’s literature. Biographer Robert Caro…

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    2004 Democratic National Convention, Day 2 Evening

    On the second day of the Democratic National Convention in Boston, MA, party leaders, former presidential candidates and others spoke about Senator John Kerry’s candidacy and building on the unity and…

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    Open Phones with Robert Caro

    Robert Caro talked about his books, The Years of Lyndon Johnson: The Passage of Power and Dallas, November 22, 1963, and about the legacy of President John F. Kennedy. He also responded to…

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    Life Portrait of Lyndon B. Johnson

    In the thirty-fifth in a series on American presidents, scholars talked about the life and career of Lyndon B. Johnson. Among the issues addressed were his rise to the presidency after the assassination of…

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    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 covers the years from 1958 to 1964, during which Senate Majority…

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    Q&A with Robert Caro, Part 2

    Robert Caro discussed his newly-released fourth volume of his biography of former President Johnson, The Years of Lyndon Johnson: The Passage of Power. The fourth book covers 1958 until early 1964. Mr. Caro said that…

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    Q&A with Robert Caro, Part 1

    Robert Caro discussed his newly released fourth volume of his biography of former President Johnson, The Years of Lyndon Johnson: The Passage of Power. The fourth book covers 1958 until early 1964. Mr. Caro said that…

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    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 covers the years from 1958 to 1964, during which Senate Majority…

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    Robert Caro on President Lyndon B. Johnson

    Next, Robert Caro, author of “The Years of Lyndon Johnson” examines the origins of the President’s beliefs about the role of government. He discusses why Lyndon B. Johnson saw the…

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    Means of Ascent

    Robert Caro discussed his book The Years of Lyndon Johnson: Means of Ascent, published by Knopf. He described his research into the life of Lyndon Johnson and noted that he examined approximately…

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    Panel on the Obama Presidency

    A panel of presidential historians spoke about the Obama presidency. Among the topics they addressed were the state of teh economy, overseas military operations, and partisan politics in Washington.…

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    Master of the Senate

    Robert Caro talked about his book, Master of the Senate, published by Knopf. In this third volume of his multi-volume biography, The Years of Lyndon Johnson, Mr. Caro covered events and…

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