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  • Johnson and Nixon Supreme Court Nominations
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    Johnson and Nixon Supreme Court Nominations

    Brooklyn College Professor KC Johnson taught a class on Presidents Lyndon Johnson and Richard Nixon’s Supreme Court nominations. He described Johnson’s plan to fill the bench with liberal…

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  • In Depth with Doris Kearns Goodwin
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    In Depth with Doris Kearns Goodwin

    Doris Kearns Goodwin was interviewed about her life and work. The author spoke about her work with President Lyndon B. Johnson, the impact of historical events, and life as a fan of the Brooklyn…

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  • QA with Robert Caro
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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
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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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  • Robert Caro at the LBJ Library
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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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  • First Lady Lady Bird Johnson
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    First Lady Lady Bird Johnson

    Cokie Roberts and Betty Boyd Caroli talked about the life and influence of first lady Lady Bird Johnson and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. They discussed her business career, becoming a…

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  • Secret Presidential Recordings
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    Secret Presidential Recordings

    Historians analyzed the secret White House tapes of Presidents John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson, and Richard Nixon. This was an inside look into how presidents conducted their day-to-day…

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  • Lyndon Johnson and Escalation in Vietnam
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    Lyndon Johnson and Escalation in Vietnam

    Boston College Professor Seth Jacobs discussed President Lyndon Johnson and the factors that led him to escalate the war in Vietnam following the assassination of his predecessor, John F.…

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  • emLyndon B Johnson Becomes President The Tragic Death of President Kennedyem
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    Lyndon B. Johnson Becomes President, The Tragic Death of President Kennedy

    This U.S. Information Agency short film describes the death and funeral of President John F. Kennedy, who was assassinated in Dallas on November 22, 1963. It includes footage of President Lyndon B.…

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  • emThe President  January 1969em
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    The President - January 1969

    This is the final film in a monthly series produced by the Naval Photographic Unit to document the activities of President Lyndon B. Johnson between 1964 and 1969. The 37th president…

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  • emThe President December 1968em
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    The President, December 1968

    Created by the White House Naval Photographic Unit to document the activities of President Lyndon Johnson, this film includes the lighting of the National Christmas Tree, a meeting with…

    359 views
  • emLBJs 1968em
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    LBJ's 1968

    LBJ Presidential Library director Kyle Longley recounted how President Johnson handled the political and social events of 1968; from the Vietnam War to the assassinations of Martin Luther…

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  • Historian Doris Kearns Goodwin Speaks at National Press Club
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    Doris Kearns Goodwin at National Press Club

    Doris Kearns Goodwin spoke about her latest book, Leadership in Turbulent Times, in which she focuses on Presidents Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin Roosevelt, and Lyndon Johnson.…

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  • emThe President  June 1968em
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    The President - June 1968

    This White House Naval Photographic Unit film presents the activities of President Lyndon B. Johnson in June 1968. It covers Senator Robert F. Kennedy’s assassination and funeral, LBJ’s push for…

    272 views
  • President Johnsons Decision Not to Seek Reelection in 1968
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    President Johnson's Decision Not to Seek Re-election in 1968

    James Jones, President Lyndon Johnson’s appointments secretary from 1965-1969, discussed LBJ’s surprise announcement in a televised address to the nation that he would not run for re-election in 1968. He also told…

    344 views
  • emBuilding the Great Societyem
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    Building the Great Society

    Politico Magazine contributing editor Joshua Zeitz examined the creation and enactment of Lyndon Johnson’s Great Society legislation.

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  • QA with Joshua Zeitz
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    Q&A with Joshua Zeitz

    Politico Magazine contributing editor Joshua Zeitz talked about his book, Building the Great Society: Inside Lyndon Johnson’s White House, about the members of President Johnson’s staff who helped…

    1,219 views
  • emPrisoners of Hopeem
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    Prisoners of Hope

    In Prisoners of Hope: Lyndon B. Johnson, the Great Society, and the Limits of Liberalism, author Randall Bennett Woods talked about the impact of President Lyndon B. Johnson through his efforts in the…

    281 views
  • emThe President  January 1968em
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    The President - January 1968

    The White House Naval Photographic Unit filmed the January 1968 activities of President Lyndon B. Johnson. The film shows President Johnson preparing for and delivering his January 17, 1968…

    424 views
  • emThe President  December 1967em
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    The President - December 1967

    This film reported on the activities of President Lyndon B. Johnson in December 1967. It included scenes of the White House wedding of the president’s daughter Lynda to Charles Robb, bill-signing…

    439 views
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