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  • Vietnam War Commanders in Chief
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    Vietnam War Commanders in Chief

    Former presidential aides discussed the roles of Presidents Lyndon Johnson and Richard Nixon during the Vietnam War era. They were joined by historian to explore the foreign policy of each president as well as the…

  • CIA Director John Brennan on the Presidents Daily Briefing
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    President's Daily Briefing

    Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director John Brennan talked about the history of the president’s daily briefing. Following his remarks, former intelligence officers talked about the importance of the briefing.…

  • Civil Rights Act 50th Anniversary
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    President Obama at Civil Rights Summit

    President Barack Obama gave the keynote address at a three-day Civil Rights Summit hosted by the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library in Austin, Texas. 2014 marked the 50th anniversary of President…

  • The Private Lyndon Baines Johnson
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    The Private Lyndon Baines Johnson

    Harry Middleton and Robert Hardesty, former speechwriters for President Lyndon Johnson, talked about personal conversations and private moments they shared with the former president. They also read…

  • Lyndon Johnson 30 Years Later
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    Lyndon Johnson 30 Years Later

    Biographers talked about their relationships with President Johnson and about some of the milestones in his presidency. They also talked about the historical significance of audio tapes of…

  • The 1960s and the US Space Program
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    The 1960s and the U.S. Space Program

    Former NASA astronauts and officials talked about their experiences with the space program in the 1960s and their impressions of President Lyndon Johnson. Reporters reflected on the atmosphere of…

  • The Character of President Johnson
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    The Character of President Johnson

    In the ninth of of ten “Character Above All” lectures examining the character and leadership of presidents of the past 50 years, Professor Dallek discussed the character and presidency of…